Mavericks vs Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Mavericks vs Sacramento Kings Prediction 3/26/2024

The Dallas Mavericks (42-29) travel to face off against the Sacramento Kings (42-29) on Tuesday, March 26th. This game will be played at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento 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 Mavericks Are Coming Off A Win

The Mavericks notched a win against the Jazz in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 115-105. The Mavericks turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 66-61.

Looking ahead to today’s game, the Mavericks have a 42-29 overall record and have won four straight. In their 71 games this season, the Mavericks are 26-19 against Western Conference teams and 16-10 in non-conference games.

Dallas currently has an ATS record of 40-31, placing them above .500 against the spread. On the road, the Mavericks have an ATS record of 22-12, as opposed to a 18-19 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Kings Are Coming Off A Win

The Kings notched a win against the 76ers in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 108-96. The start of the second half saw the Kings in the lead, at 60-48.

When it comes to playing against other teams in the Western Conference, the Kings have gone 27-17 and are 15-12 in non-conference games. In their last three games, the Kings are 2-1 and are 42-29 overall.

Against the spread, the Kings have covered in two straight games and have an overall ATS record of 36-35. When playing on the road, the Kings hold an ATS record of 22-15 in contrast to a 14-20 record against the spread when playing at home.

Mavericks Offense Breakdown

Coming into today’s action, Dallas is averaging 118.6 points per contest. This figure places them 6th in the league.

When it comes to scoring, the Mavericks are one of the top teams in the league, averaging 118.6 points per game (6th). This season, they have been slightly better on the road, averaging 117.9 points compared to 119.3 at home (8th).

So far, Dallas has outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.6% of their games and is 11th in field goal percentage (48%). They are also 9th in true shooting percentage.

When it comes to pace, the Mavericks are 12th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game. In terms of two-point shooting, Dallas is 4th in the NBA, hitting 57% of their attempts.

Kings Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Sacramento offense is the 9th ranked unit in the NBA, at 117.6 points per contest.

At home this season, the Kings have been one of the most prolific offenses in the league, averaging 119.8 points per game (7th). Overall, they are 9th in the NBA at 117.6 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Sacramento is 5th in the league in both makes (14.2) and attempts (39) per game. However, their three-point percentage is 18th at 36%.

So far, the Kings have scored less than their season average in three straight games. In terms of pace, they are 11th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game.

Mavericks Team Defense

At present, the Mavericks’ defense is ranked 22nd, allowing 116.9 points per game. Most recently, the Mavericks’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 105 points to the Jazz.

Kings Team Defense

So far, the Kings’ defense is ranked 18th in the league at 116.1 points per contest. Most recently, the Kings’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 96 points to the 76ers.

Key Players For The Mavericks And Kings

In today’s game, our projections have Luka Doncic leading the Mavericks with 34 points on 12/24 shooting from the field. This season, he is averaging 34 points per game along with 9 boards.

On the flip side, our predictions place De’Aaron Fox as the leading scorer for the Kings. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 26 while also collecting 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 46.8%, and he is contributing 26.7 points per game on average.

Mavericks vs Kings Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Mavericks have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 7-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 121 points per game in these contests.
  • The Kings are 2-1 ATS in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Mavericks have a strong record vs the spread going 4-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 2-3.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Kings have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.

Mavericks vs Kings Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +1.5, the Mavericks 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 235.5 and given that our model is projecting 228 points between the teams, we like the under.

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