Check out our free Suns vs Kings pick and preview for this NBA game in Sacramento. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this NBA matchup.
Suns vs Kings NBA Pick & Preview
- Sport: NBA
- Teams: Phoenix Suns at Sacramento Kings
- Where: Sacramento at Golden 1 Center
- Date: Monday, November 28th
- Betting Odds PHO -1.0, PHO -105 | SAC -117 O/U OFF
So far, the Suns have put together an overall record of 13-6, while going 10-7-2 vs the spread. Against the Kings, the Suns are going for their 5th straight win, posting an average scoring margin of 9.5 points per game in this stretch.
The Suns are coming off a 113-112 win over the Jazz. Although they came away with a straight up win, it was not enough to cover the spread as they entered as 6 point favorites. Even though Phoenix 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, Deandre Ayton led the team in scoring with 29 points on a field goal percentage of 57.9%.
So far, the Kings have put together an overall record of 10-8, while going 11-6-1 vs the spread. Today, the Kings will be looking to snap a 2 game losing streak. The team has lost these games by an average of -13.5 points per contest.
Not only did the Kings drop their last game to the Celtics. But they also picked up an ATS loss, as they fell by a score of 122-104 as 8 point underdogs. The game got home from Sacramento in the 2nd half, as the Celtics extended their 2 point halftime lead to grab a 18 point win. In the loss, De’Aaron Fox led the team in scoring with 20 points on a field goal percentage of 35.3%.
Head To Head Recap & Stats
Going back to last year, the Kings and Suns split the season series. However, Phoenix held the edge when playing on the road, going 2-0. Similar to their season-long average, the Suns averaged 113.0 points per game vs the Kings. Similar to the Suns, the Kings scored at a rate near the league average. In their games vs Phoenix, the team averaged 113.5 points per game. The level of competition has been tight in the 5 most recent games between Suns and Kings with just 1 points per game separating the teams. Sacramento has the ATS edge in this span at 4-1. The over-under record in these same games is 2-3, with the teams combining for an average of 227 points per game.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game
The Phoenix offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 9th ranked offense at 114.6 points per game. When looking at the team’s pace of play, the Suns are currently below the league average in possessions per game, averaging just 97.1 per contest. Although the team tends to play at a more deliberate pace, they are currently one of the more efficient shooting teams, connecting on field goal attempts at a rate of 47.2%.
Defensively, the Suns are one of the top performing units in the league, giving up 107.33 points per contest (9th).
Shooting Guard Devin Booker currently leads the Suns at 27.05 points per game. For the season, he is 23rd in the NBA in usage rate and has taken 22.8% of the team’s field goal attempts. In addition to his scoring, Booker is averaging 5.21 boards and 5.84 assists per contest. In today’s game, he is facing off against the NBA’s 5th ranked defense at defending shooting guards. Mikal Bridges enters the game sitting second on the team in scoring. Through 19 games, he is averaging 16.21 and is 127th in the league in player efficiency rating.
The Sacramento offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 2nd ranked offense at 119.1 points per game. In terms of pace, the Kings are on the top units in the NBA, averaging 101.8 possessions per game. So far, the team has been able to rank well on offense, even though their up-tempo style of play has not translated into inside scoring. Currently, Sacramento is just 16th in 2-point field goal makes per game.
Against the Suns, 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 17 games, Fox is 17th in the NBA at 25.06 points per game. so far, him and Sabonis have accounted for 32% of the team’s field goal attempts while combining to average 42.0 points per contest. In addition to sitting 2nd on the team in scoring, Domantas Sabonis is grabbing 11.11 rebounds for Sacramento to go along with 6.17 assists.
Suns vs Kings Pick
- Free Spread Prediction: Suns -1.0
- Free Total Prediction: Under OFF