Spurs vs Kings Prediction NBA Picks Today 11/17

Spurs vs Kings Prediction NBA Picks Today 11/17

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Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs - Game Preview

San Antonio, TX; Friday, 5:30 p.m. CST

Line: SAC -6.5 | Over/Under: 236.5

Introduction

The Sacramento Kings, on a four-game winning streak, face the struggling San Antonio Spurs in a Western Conference showdown. 

 

Team Analysis

Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings, currently sixth in the Western Conference with a 6-4 record, have been playing impressive basketball lately. Led by standout performer Domantas Sabonis, the Kings aim to extend their winning streak against the Spurs.

Player Spotlight: Domantas Sabonis

Domantas Sabonis has been a force for the Kings, averaging 19.1 points and 12.8 rebounds per game. His all-around contribution will be crucial for the Kings to cover the spread.

Injury Update

The Kings will be without Alex Len and Trey Lyles for this game. Despite the absences, the Kings have shown resilience in recent outings.

Recent Form

Sacramento is on a four-game winning streak, with their latest victory against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Kings will look to capitalize on their momentum against the struggling Spurs.

 

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs, currently 13th in the Western Conference with a 3-8 record, are looking to end a six-game skid. However, their task is made more challenging by the Kings' recent form and their own struggles at home.

Player Spotlight: Victor Wembanyama

Victor Wembanyama has been a bright spot for the Spurs, averaging 18.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. The Spurs will rely on his performance to counter the Kings.

Injury Update

The Spurs have several players listed as game-time decisions, including Tre Jones, Sandro Mamukelashvili, and Keldon Johnson. The availability of these key players could influence the outcome.

Recent Results

San Antonio has struggled in their recent games, losing six in a row. Their home court disadvantage adds an extra layer of difficulty as they face the Kings.

 

Prediction

The Sacramento Kings are in excellent form, and their recent winning streak, coupled with the Spurs' struggles at home, suggests a favorable scenario for the Kings to not only win but also cover the -6.5 points spread.

Sacramento are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against San Antonio, 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against San Antonio and 15-5 ATS in their last 20 games on the road.

Expect the Kings to dominate the game, with Domantas Sabonis leading the charge and the team covering the spread comfortably.

Pick: SAC -6.5

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