Sacramento Kings vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting prediction

NBA Kings vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 1/25/2024

The Sacramento Kings (24-18) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (19-22) on Thursday, January 25th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on TNT. 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 Kings Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Kings defeated the Hawks with a final score of 122-107. the Kings not only secured a victory straight-up but also did so while covering the spread as -8.5-point favorites. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 229 points ended up below the over/under line of 238.

With today’s matchup vs. the Warriors on tap, the Kings are hoping to add to their above .500 record of 24-18. Currently, the team is in 7th place in the Western Conference while holding down the 3rd spot in the Pacific division.

Sacramento arrives with an ATS record of 23-19 for the season up to this point. When playing on the road, the Kings hold an ATS record of 13-7 in contrast to a 10-12 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors clinched a 134-112 win over the Hawks in their previous game. The Warriors not only won the game but also covered the spread as -6-point favorites. The over/under line heading into this matchup was 235 points in which the two teams surpassed.

Coming into their matchup against the Kings, the Warriors have an overall record of 19-22 and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. In Western Conference play, the Warriors are 11-17 compared to a 8-5 record in non-conference games.

Golden State currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 19-21 at this point. Golden State has gone 8-16 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 11-5 when playing as underdogs.

Kings Offense Breakdown

The Sacramento offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 7th ranked offense at 118.3 points per game.

So far this season, the Kings have been one of the more potent offenses in the league, averaging 118.3 points per game (7th). However, they have been a better offensive team at home compared to on the road.

On the road, Sacramento is averaging 115.0 points per game (14th). In terms of pace, the Kings are 9th in the NBA at 100.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Kings are one of the most prolific teams in the league. They are 3rd in both three-point attempts and makes per game. Overall, Sacramento is shooting 37% from beyond the arc (11th).

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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The Warriors come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 117.6 points per game (10th).

At home, the Warriors are averaging 116.6 points per game, which is 14th in the NBA. Overall, they are 10th in scoring at 117.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Golden State is 12th in the league at 99.1 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Warriors are 19th in field goal percentage at 46%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 17th in the league at 54%. From beyond the arc, Golden State is 4th in both three-point attempts and makes per game. Overall, they are shooting 37% from three (12th).

One area where the Warriors excel is on the offensive glass, as they are 2nd in the NBA in offensive rebounds. In terms of assists, Golden State is 6th in the league at 28.1 per game.

Kings Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Kings’ defense is giving up an average of 117.7 points per contest. The Kings defense is coming off a game in which they held the Hawks offense to just 46.2% shooting. Overall, they gave up 107 points to Atlanta.

Warriors Team Defense

At present, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 22nd, allowing 118.0 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.1% and allowing 36.1% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Kings And Warriors

Our projections for today’s game indicate that De’Aaron Fox will be the primary scorer for the Kings, with 26 points and going 9/20 from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 27.4 points per game, along with 4.1 rebounds.

On the other side, Stephen Curry is our projected leading scorer for the Warriors. We have him ending the game with a team-high 26 and grabbing 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 44.6% and is averaging 26.7 points per contest.

Kings vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last five road games, Sacramento has averaged 121 points per game while allowing 116. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 4-1.
  • In their last three home games, Golden State has averaged 121 points per game while allowing 125. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Warriors have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 4-1.
  • The Kings have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Kings vs Warriors Prediction

Our bet is on the Kings for a win, and we project the score to be 116-109. Additionally, we expect them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to wager on the Kings with the spread at -1.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 240.5 and given that our model is projecting 225 points between the teams, we like the under.

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