Los Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings Prediction 4/2/2024

The Los Angeles Clippers (47-27) travel to face off against the Sacramento Kings (43-31) on Tuesday, April 2nd. This game will be played at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

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The Clippers Are Coming Off A Win

The Clippers notched a win against the Hornets in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 130-118. At the beginning of the second half, the Clippers were leading 67-55.

In their last five games, the Clippers have gone 3-2 and have a record of 47-27 overall. At home, the Clippers are 22-13 compared to 25-14 on the road.

Los Angeles comes in with an overall ATS record of 35-39 so far this season. Los Angeles has failed to cover the spread in five straight home games and are 16-19 ATS at home compared to 19-20 on the road.

The Kings Are Coming Off A Win

In their most recent game, the Kings took down the Jazz by a score of 127-106. The Kings were leading the game going into the second half 56-52.

Heading into today’s matchup against the Clippers, the Kings are seeking to improve on their overall record of 43-31. In their 74 games, the Kings have gone 28-19 against Western Conference opponents and 15-12 in games against non-conference teams.

Sacramento has an overall ATS record of 37-37 as they come into today’s game. On the road, the Kings have an ATS record of 22-15, as opposed to a 15-22 record against the spread when playing at home.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Los Angeles offense is the 11th ranked unit in the NBA, at 116.3 points per contest.

Heading into their game against the Kings, the Clippers are 11th in the NBA in scoring at 116.3 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more points on the road (116.7) than at home (115.8).

When it comes to pace, the Clippers are 27th in the NBA at 96.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 6th overall at 49%. Additionally, they are 5th in true shooting percentage.

From beyond the arc, the Clippers are 3rd in three-point shooting at 38%. On average, they make 12.8 threes per game, which is 14th in the league. In terms of free throws, they are 8th in made free throws at 18.4 per game.

Kings Offense Breakdown

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Leading up to today’s matchup, the Kings are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 117.3 points per game (9th).

This season, the Kings are averaging 117.3 points per game (9th) and have outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.8% of their games. At home, they are averaging 118.9 points per game (9th).

In terms of pace, Sacramento is 12th in the league at 99.4 possessions per game. They are also 12th in field goal percentage (48%) and 13th in true shooting percentage.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Kings are 5th in made threes per game (14.2) and 4th in three-point attempts. However, they are just 15th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%.

Clippers Team Defense

On defense, the Clippers come into the game ranked 11th in the league in points allowed at 112.7 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 107.3 points per contest (17th). On two point field goal attempts, the Clippers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.0% and allowing 37.0% from beyond the arc.

Kings Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Kings’ defense is giving up an average of 116.0 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 54.1% of their games. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Kings defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.0% while allowing 39.0% from downtown.

Key Players For The Clippers And Kings

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Kawhi Leonard is set to be the main scorer for the Clippers, recording 23 points and shooting 9/17 from the field. This season, he is averaging 23.7 points per game along with 6.1 boards.

On the other side, De’Aaron Fox is our projected leading scorer for the Kings. We have him ending the game with a team-high 26 and grabbing 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 46.5%, and he is contributing 26.4 points per game on average.

Clippers vs Kings Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Clippers have a straight up record of 8-2 while going 4-6 vs. the spread. The team averaged 112 points per game in this stretch.
  • Sacramento has played well in their previous five home games, going 4-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 117 points per game while allowing 109. The team also performed well vs the spread at 4-1.
  • As the betting underdog, the Kings have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 2-1.
  • The last ten games that Los Angeles was favored, they have an ATS mark of 3-7 while going 6-4 straight up.

Clippers vs Kings Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Clippers vs. Kings game, our recommendation is to take the Kings at +3.5. Despite our model showing the Clippers winning 113-111, we like Kings as our point-spread pick.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 220.5, and our model projects the Clippers and Kings to reach a combined total of 224 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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