The Golden State Warriors (8-9) travel to face off against the Sacramento Kings (9-6) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Golden 1 Center in Golden 1 Center and televised on TNT. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.
Warriors vs Kings
The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win
The Warriors notched a win against the Spurs in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 118-112. The Warriors were leading the game going into the second half 59-55.
The Warriors have a below .500 record of 8-9 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Kings. The team is currently 10th in the Western Conference, and they are also 4th in the Pacific division.
Golden State has an ATS record of 5-11 so far this season which includes their current five game losing streak vs. the spread. The Warriors have two straight ATS losses as the underdog and are 2-8 vs. the spread as the favorite.
The Kings Are Coming Off A Win
The Kings picked up a win over the Timberwolves in their latest game, finishing with a score of 124-111. Prior to the game, the Kings were the underdog at +4.5, earning both a straight-up and ATS victory. The over/under line for this matchup was set at 230 points, and the teams managed to exceed that total.
Facing the Warriors today, the Kings look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 9-6. Across their 15 games, the Kings have recorded a 8-6 record when facing teams from the Western Conference and a 1-0 record in non-conference games.
Sacramento arrives with an ATS record of 9-6 for the season up to this point. Sacramento has covered the spread in two straight home games and are 3-2 ATS at home compared to 6-4 on the road.
Warriors Offense Breakdown
This season, the Golden State offense is ranked 13th in the NBA in scoring at 114.2 points per game. One area that the Golden State offense is finding success, is their ability to get to the free-throw line. So far, the team is averaging 18.7 made free-throws per contest. Despite shooting the ball well from outside, Golden State has not done a good job taking care of the ball. So far, they are averaging 15 turnovers per game.
Kings Offense Breakdown
The Sacramento offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 10th ranked offense at 115.5 points per game. The Kings come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 14.8 made 3’s per game. One thing that could take the team’s offense to the next level is if they can begin to generate more opportunites at the free-throw line. So far, they are averaging just 17.1 made free-throws per game.
Warriors Team Defense
So far, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 18th in the league at 114.0 points per contest.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Warriors are forcing 15 per game, which is 26th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 28th in blocked shots at 3.4 per game.
Kings Team Defense
At present, the Kings’ defense is ranked 21st, allowing 115.3 points per game.
Opponents are hitting 55.4% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.8% of their three-point attempts.
Key Players For The Warriors And Kings
Our projections for today’s game indicate that Stephen Curry will be the primary scorer for the Warriors, with 19 points and going 7/12 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 29.7 points per game, along with 4.6 rebounds.
As for Sacramento, De’Aaron Fox is projected to be the primary scorer for the Kings. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 19, and adding 3 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 48%, and his scoring average is 29.9 points per game.
Warriors vs Kings Trends
- In their last five games away from home, the Warriors have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 117 points per game in this stretch.
- In their last three games at home, the Kings have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 109 points per game in these contests.
- The last ten games that Golden State was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 3-6-1 while going 2-8 straight up.
- Going back to their last three games as the favorite, the Kings have a straight up record of 1-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-2.
Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +2.5, the Warriors is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.
Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 237.5 and given that our model is projecting 219 points between the teams, we like the under.
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