Pistons vs Kings Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/9

Pistons vs Kings Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/9

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Sacramento Kings vs. Detroit Pistons Preview and Prediction - KingPin Pro

Detroit, MI; January 9, 2024, 5:00 p.m. EST

Spread: SAC -10.5
Over/Under: 242.5

 

Introduction

Get ready for an exciting clash as the Sacramento Kings take on the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena on January 9, 2024. This KingPin Pro preview provides insights into key aspects of the game, recent team performances, and player statistics.

 

Team Analysis

Sacramento Kings

The Kings, with a 21-14 record, aim to continue their solid performance on the road. Despite a recent loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, they remain a strong contender against struggling teams.

 

Detroit Pistons

The Pistons, at 3-33, face a tough challenge against the Kings. Despite their overall record, they've shown improvement in recent games, covering the spread in 6 out of their last 10 matchups.

 

Injuries

The Kings will have Trey Lyles listed as a game-time decision. The Pistons will miss Cade Cunningham and might have Stanley Umude available on January 9.

 

Recent Performances

Sacramento Kings

The Kings suffered a recent defeat against the New Orleans Pelicans. Despite this, they've showcased their ability to score high and control games against formidable opponents.

Detroit Pistons

The Pistons are on a challenging four-game losing streak, including losses to the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors. However, their recent against-the-spread (ATS) performance suggests they could cover the spread in this matchup.

 

Prediction

The Pistons will cover the +10.5 points spread in this game. Despite their overall record, the Pistons have shown improvement, especially in covering the spread in recent matchups. On the other hand, the Kings have struggled to cover the spread consistently. With the Pistons' recent ATS success, expect them to keep the game competitive and within the +10.5 points margin.

Pick: Detroit Pistons +10.5

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