Check out our free Kings vs Suns pick and preview for this NBA game in Phoenix. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this NBA matchup.
Kings vs Suns NBA Pick & Preview
- Sport: NBA
- Teams: Sacramento Kings at Phoenix Suns
- Where: Phoenix at Footprint Center
- Date: Tuesday, February 14th
- Betting Odds PHO -3, SAC +125 | PHO -151 O/U 234.5
So far, the Kings have put together an overall record of 32-24, while going 29-26-1 vs the spread. In the teams past 3 games, their overall mark sits at 2-1. Sacramento is 1-2 vs the spread in these matchups.
The Kings are coming off a 133-128 win over the Mavericks. This away win came despite entering the game as the 2 point underdogs. Even though Sacramento did not immediately put a dent in their halftime deficit as they trailed by 2 points heading into 4th, they still managed to come out on top. In the win, De’Aaron Fox led the team in scoring with 36 points on a field goal percentage of 52.2%.
So far, the Suns have put together an overall record of 31-27, while going 30-26-2 vs the spread. Looking back on Suns’ previous 3 games, they have a record of 2-1 while averaging 113 points per game. Over this stretch, their ATS mark is 1-2.
Phoenix is going for yet another win, as they previously defeated the Pacers at home. With the 117-104 victory, they also covered the spread as 2 point underdogs. Phoenix went on to win the game, as they led by 13 heading into halftime. Leading the team in scoring was Deandre Ayton, as he contributed 22 points while hitting 64.3% of his shots.
Head To Head Recap & Stats
In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Suns picked up the 122-117 win over the Kings. The Suns point margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 1.0 point favorite. This has been the only matchup between the two teams this season. Similar to their season-long average, the Kings averaged 113.5 points per game vs the Suns. Just like the Kings, the Suns maintained their usual level of scoring in head-to-head matchups, averaging 113.0 points per game vs Sacramento. The level of competition has been tight in the 5 most recent games between Kings and Suns with just 0 points per game separating the teams. Sacramento has the ATS edge in this span at 3-2. A combined average of 228 points per game was achieved in these matchups, leading to an over-under mark of 2-3.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game
The Sacramento offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 1st ranked offense at 119.6 points per game. The Kings come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 13.2 made 3’s per game. If the Sacramento offense is going to continue to produce at a high level, they will need to do a better job taking care of the ball as they are turning the ball over at an above-average rate.
On defense, the Kings will look for some improved play, as they are currently the 29th ranked unit in points allowed per game.
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 51 games, Fox is 24th in the NBA at 24.6 points per game. So far, him and Sabonis have accounted for 34% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 43.3 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Domantas Sabonis is grabbing 12.2 rebounds for Sacramento to go along with 6.9 assists.
This season, the Phoenix offense has had their problems scoring the ball as they are a below average unit at 112.7 points per game. So far, the Suns are averaging 97.9 possessions per game, which places them below the NBA average. Not only is the team one of the more deliberate units in the NBA, they have yet to find their shooting stroke, ranking just 22nd in the league in field goal percentage 46.3%.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Suns are giving up an average of 107.33 points per game, good for 9th in the NBA.
Phoenix will be counting Deandre Ayton to put together a strong scoring performance vs the Sacramento, as Kevin Durant has been ruled out for today’s game. So far, Durant leads the team in scoring at 29.7 points per game. Ayton is 2nd on the team at 18.6 points per contest, which sits 66.0th in the NBA. In his 49 games, he has hit 58.9% of his field goal attempts, and is grabbing 10.2 rebounds per game.
Kings vs Suns Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Suns -3
- Free Total Prediction: Over 234.5