Kings vs Celtics Prediction NBA Picks Today 12/20

Kings vs Celtics Prediction NBA Picks Today 12/20

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Boston Celtics vs. Sacramento Kings Preview and Prediction - KingPin Pro

Sacramento, CA; Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. PST | NBA TV

Spread: SAC -2.5
Over/Under: 234.5

Introduction

The Boston Celtics (20-6) take on the Sacramento Kings (16-9) at the Golden 1 Center on Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. PST. This preview analyzes team statistics, player performances, recent matchups, and a final prediction.

 

Team Analysis

Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics, currently leading the Atlantic Standings, have been performing well with key players like Jayson Tatum contributing significantly. Kristaps Porzingis is listed as out for the game, but this has not hindered their recent success.

Player Spotlight: J. Tatum

Jayson Tatum is a key offensive force for the Celtics, averaging 27.3 points per game. The Celtics will rely on Tatum's scoring prowess to make an impact in this matchup.

 

Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings, currently leading the Pacific Standings, have shown consistent performance recently, including a victory against the Washington Wizards. The Kings have no injured players listed.

Player Spotlight: D. Fox

De'Aaron Fox is a leading scorer for the Kings, averaging 30.1 points per game. The Kings will look to maintain their strong home record against the Celtics.

 

Injuries

Kristaps Porzingis is listed as out for the Celtics, while Luke Kornet is out until December 23. The Sacramento Kings have no injured players listed.

 

Recent Performances

The Celtics are coming off a win against the Orlando Magic, while the Kings secured a victory against the Washington Wizards. Both teams have been performing well, setting the stage for an exciting matchup.

Prediction

Considering the offensive firepower of both teams and their recent high-scoring games, the over of 234.5 points is the pick for this matchup. Jayson Tatum and De'Aaron Fox, along with their supporting casts, are likely to contribute to a fast-paced and high-scoring game.

Expect both teams to push the tempo, resulting in a game that surpasses the projected total points. The Celtics and Kings have demonstrated offensive efficiency, making the over a favorable pick for this exciting matchup.

 

Pick: Over 234.5 Points

 

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