Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 9 (4/9): NBA
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- Apr 9, 2022, 8:48:29 AM
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|Time||9:30 p.m. EST|
|Kings money line||+525|
|Kings spread||+11.5 (-110)|
|Clippers money line||-800|
|Clippers spread||-11.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||224|
2021-2022 season stats
|Sacramento Kings||Los Angeles Clippers|
|Road / home record||13-26||23-16|
|Points per game||110.39||107.94|
|Points allowed per game||115.84||108.78|
|Rebounds per game||45.74||43.75|
|Rebounds allowed per game||41.99||47.30|
|Over / under record||44-35-1||38-41-1|
The Sacramento Kings travel to Los Angeles to take on the Clippers on Saturday night. This is the third and last time these teams face off this season, the Kings have won 2 of the last 3 head to head games.
The Kings have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are just 13-26 on the road this season. They have a 29-51 overall record ranking 5th in the Pacific division. The Kings are 19-31 against Western Conference opponents. Sacramento is 10-23 when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 13.5 turnovers per game.
De'Aaron Fox is averaging 23.2 points and 5.6 assists for the Kings. Davion Mitchell is averaging 18.6 points and 8.4 assists over the past 10 games for Sacramento.
In their last 10 games the Kings are 4-6, averaging 111.3 points, 40.5 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.7 points.
INJURIES: Davis, Fox and Sabonis are out.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS
The Clippers have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 23-16 at home with a 40-40 record overall ranking 3rd in the Pacific Division. The Clippers are 8-7 against Pacific Division teams. Los Angeles has a 10-5 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
Reggie Jackson is averaging 17 points and 4.8 assists for the Clippers. Paul George is averaging 24.4 points, 6.8 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.2 steals over the past 10 games for Los Angeles.
In their last 10 games the Clippers are 4-6, averaging 115.1 points, 40.6 rebounds, 25.9 assists, 7.3 steals and 6.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.1 points per game.
Sacramento are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Sacramento are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers.
LA Clippers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Clippers' last 7 games.
The Clippers have already clinched the play-in-berth and they have nothing to play for on this game but Paul George and Normal Powell need to keep playing as both have just returned from injuries. The Kings have also nothing to play for here as they're eliminated and are without Fox and Sabonis. Expect the Clippers to dominate the Kings and win this game easy.
PICK: Clippers -11.5 (-110)
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