New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 5 (2/5): NBA
- Lm Tipster
- Feb 5, 2023, 10:21:55 PM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Kings money line||-130|
|Kings spread||-2 (-110)|
|Pelicans money line||+110|
|Pelicans spread||+2 (-110)|
|Over / under||227|
2022-2023 season stats
|Sacramento Kings||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Home / road record||13-11||18-9|
|Points per game||119.00||114.00|
|Points allowed per game||116.00||113.00|
|Rebounds per game||48.00||44.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||44.00||41.00|
|Over / under record||22-28-1||30-24|
The Sacramento Kings continue on the road and will visit the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on Sunday night. These teams faced each other 4 times last season and they tied 2-2.
The Kings have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 13-11 on the road ranking 2nd in the Pacific Division. In their last game on the road, they lost 112-99 against the New York Knicks. Domantas Sabonis led Sacramento with 20 points. Keegan Murray had 18 and Kevin Huerter 17 as the Kings were held under 100 points for the first time this season.
Domantas Sabonis is averaging 17.2 points, 11.3 rebounds and 6.4 assists for the Kings. Kevin Huerter is averaging 2.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Sacramento.
In their last 10 games the Kings are 6-4, averaging 112.8 points, 44.4 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.2 points.
New Orleans Pelicans
The Pelicans get here with a 27-27 record overall and 18-9 at home games ranking 2nd in the Southwest. The Pelicans are 7-3 against the rest of their division. New Orleans scores 115.0 points while outscoring opponents by 1.3 points per game
CJ McCollum averages 2.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Pelicans, scoring 20.8 points while shooting 38.7% from beyond the arc. Valanciunas is averaging 15.8 points and 10.1 rebounds over the last 10 games for New Orleans.
In their last 10 games the Pelicans are 1-9, averaging 104.9 points, 39.5 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 8.5 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.0 points.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Sacramento's last 6 games.
Sacramento are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Sacramento's last 20 games when playing on the road against New Orleans.
New Orleans are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
New Orleans are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of New Orleans' last 18 games against Sacramento.
The Kings haven't been that great lately and will be missing one if their best shooters in Fox who's averaging almost 25 points per game so the offense will decrease on this game. The Pelicans have lost 9 of their last 10 games but CJ and Ingram back so this a huge boost to their offense and they showed it in the last game against the Lakers. The Kings are allowing a lot of points on the road so this is a great spot for the Pelicans to take win at home. Take the Pelicans.
PICK: Pelicans -2 (-110)
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