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Kings vs Spurs NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: Sacramento Kings at San Antonio Spurs
  • Where: San Antonio at AT&T Center
  • Date: Wednesday, February 1st
  • Betting Odds SA +7.5, SAC -297 | SA +240 O/U 244.5

So far, the Kings have put together an overall record of 28-21, while going 26-22-1 vs the spread. Across the team’s previous 3 games, they have gone 1-2 straight-up and 1-2 vs the spread.

The Kings will look to keep things rolling, as they previously beat the Timberwolves by a score of 118-111. Heading into the game, they were 1 point favorites against the spread, giving them an ATS win. Even though Sacramento did not immediately put a dent in their halftime deficit as they trailed by 3 points heading into 4th, they still managed to come out on top. In the win, De’Aaron Fox led the team in scoring with 32 points on a field goal percentage of 48.1%.

The Spurs come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 14-37. So far, the team has gone 23-28-0 against the spread. Today, the Spurs will be looking to snap a 6 game losing streak. The team has lost these games by an average of -17.17 points per contest.

San Antonio is trying to bounce back from a 127-106 loss to the Wizards. Going into this game, the team was 5 point underdogs on the spread, giving them an ATS loss. San Antonio was not able to make a comeback in this matchup, as they went into the half down by 8. In the loss, Keldon Johnson led the team in scoring with 26 points on a field goal percentage of 57.1%.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

I In last year’s head-to-head meetings, the Kings averaged 117.67 points per game vs San Antonio, which was an increase over their season-long average. On the other side, the Spurs also experienced an uptick in scoring during head-to-head matchups, averaging 120.67 points per game vs Sacramento. In terms of betting, Sacramento has an ATS record of 4-1 in the previous 5 matchups vs San Antonio. This mark has come on an average scoring margin of +5 points per game in favor of the Kings. Sacramento and San Antonio averaged a combined 241 points per game in these games, leading to an over-under mark of 4-1.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

The Kings come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 119.5 points per game (1st). In terms of pace, the Kings are on the top units in the NBA, averaging 101.0 possessions per game. Not only is the team playing at an up-tempo pace, but they have been able to pair this style with one of the better field goal percentages in the NBA at 49.3%.

Against the Spurs, the Kings will need a stronger defensive effort as they are ranked just 29th in points allowed.

This season, the Kings offense has primarily worked through De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis who are 1st and 2nd on the team in scoring. In his 46 games, Fox is 24th in the NBA at 24.1 points per game. So far, him and Sabonis have accounted for 34% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 42.6 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Domantas Sabonis is grabbing 12.4 rebounds for Sacramento to go along with 7.1 assists.

Through 51 games, the Spurs are averaging 112.6 points per contest, placing them 23rd in the NBA. So far, San Antonio is averaging 100.9 possessions per game, making them one of the more up-tempo teams in the league. Not only is the team ranked near the top of the leauge in possessions, but this fast-paced style has translated to an increased number of made shots, as they are 7th in the league in made field goals per game.

On defense, the Spurs will look for some improved play, as they are currently the 23rd ranked unit in points allowed per game.

On offense, Keldon Johnson leads the Spurs in scoring at 21.9 points per game, placing him 32nd in the NBA. Overall, Johnson has hit 43.8% of his shots while accounting for 19.5% of the team’s looks from the field. In today’s game, he will be working against a defensive unit that is 20th in points allowed to small-forwards. At 13.1 points per game, Tre Jones is the 2nd leading scorer for the Spurs. For the season, he is 155th in the league in player efficiency rating, while posting a field goal percentage of 43.7%.

Kings vs Spurs Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Spurs +7.5
  • Free Total Prediction: Over 244.5