Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction 2/25/2024

The Sacramento Kings (32-23) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Clippers (37-18) on Sunday, February 25th. This game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:30 ET.

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The Kings Are Coming Off A Win

The Kings picked up a win over the Spurs in their latest game, finishing with a score of 127-122. The game began with the Kings as -10.5-point favorites, but their 5 resulted in an ATS loss. The over/under line for this matchup was set at 243 points, and the teams managed to exceed that total.

Looking to stay above .500, the Kings are 7th in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Pacific division. Presently, their record is 32-23.

Sacramento has an overall ATS record of 28-27 for the season so far. Sacramento has gone 19-20 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 9-7 when playing as underdogs.

The Clippers Are Coming Off A Win

In their latest game against the Grizzlies, Kawhi Leonard was the top scorer for the Clippers’ offense, scoring 24 points and shooting 10/18 from the field. As the Clippers secured the victory with a final score of 101-95, Terance Mann also chipped in with 23 points.

Coming into their matchup with the Kings, the Clippers have an overall record of 37-18 and are 3rd in the Western Conference. In the Pacific division, they are currently in 1st place. Over their last three games, the Clippers are 2-1.

Los Angeles is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 29-26. In their last four games as favorites, the Clippers have not been able to cover the spread, and they are 3-8 against the spread when they are underdogs.

Kings Offense Breakdown

Today, the Kings enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 118.6 points per game (8th).

On the season, the Kings are averaging 118.6 points per game, which is 8th in the NBA. However, when playing on the road, they are averaging 115.7 points per game (13th).

Sacramento has been an above-average three-point shooting team this season, connecting on 37% of their attempts (12th). In terms of pace, the Kings are 8th in the league at 100.3 possessions per game.

So far, the Kings have outscored the NBA scoring average in 65.5% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 6th in the league at 28.7 per game.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

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The Clippers come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 117.7 points per game (10th).

This season, the Clippers are 10th in the NBA in scoring at 117.7 points per game. However, they have actually scored more on the road (118.2 PPG) than at home (117.3 PPG).

When it comes to pace, the Clippers are 25th in the league at 97.4 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 7th overall at 49%.

So far, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 52.7% of their games. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 2nd in the league at 39%.

Kings Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Kings will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 118.0 points per game (22nd). Inside the arc, the Kings defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.3% and 39.5% from three-point territory.

Clippers Team Defense

This season, the Clippers defense has been impressive, holding the 9th position in the league while permitting an average of 112.7 points per contest. Los Angeles’ defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 9th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 17th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.1 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Kings And Clippers

The outlook for today’s matchup points to De’Aaron Fox as the primary point contributor for the Kings, finishing with 26 points while maintaining a 9/20 shooting accuracy. This season, he is averaging 26.8 points per game along with 4.1 boards.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Kawhi Leonard to be the top scorer for the Clippers. Our projection has him finishing the game with 24, and he is expected to secure 6 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 53.1% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 24 points per game.

Kings vs Clippers Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Kings have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 114 points per game in this stretch.
  • Although Los Angeles has a straight up record of 8-2 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 6-4. The team averaged 120 points per game in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Kings have an ATS mark of just 1-2 in their last three games. Sacramento posted a straight up mark of 1-2 in these matchups.
  • Although the Clippers have a strong straight up record in their last five games as the betting favorite, they have not done as well vs the spread going 1-4.

Kings vs Clippers Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Clippers to secure the win, with an expected final score of 131-122. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -6.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 239.5 and given that our model is projecting 253 points between the teams, we like the over.

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