Mavericks vs Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Mavericks vs Sacramento Kings Prediction 3/29/2024

The Dallas Mavericks (43-29) travel to face off against the Sacramento Kings (42-30) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento and televised on NBCS. The Mavericks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Kings are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Kings. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

Mavericks vs Kings

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The Mavericks Are Coming Off A Win

The Mavericks took down the Kings in their most recent game with a final score of 132-96. Prior to the game, the Mavericks were the underdog at +1, earning both a straight-up and ATS victory. As for the over/under, the combined score of 228 points didn’t reach the over/under line of 233.5.

With an overall record of 43-29, the Mavericks are 2nd in the Southwest division and are 6th in the Western Conference. They are looking to extend their five game winning streak.

Dallas has an overall ATS record of 41-31 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Dallas has a 27-16 record against the spread as favorites and 14-15 as underdogs.

The Kings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Kings is coming off a loss to the Mavericks in their latest game, ending with a score of 132-96. The Kings managed to secure te win, even though they were behind at halftime 58-53.

When playing at home, the Kings are 21-14 compared to 21-16 on the road. Overall, they are 42-30 and have gone 3-2 in their last five games.

Against the spread, Sacramento is .500 so far this season with a mark of 36-36 ATS. The Kings maintain an ATS record of 22-15 on the road, while they have a 14-21 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

Mavericks Offense Breakdown

The Dallas offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 6th ranked offense at 118.8 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Mavericks are one of the most potent offenses in the league, averaging 118.8 points per game (6th). On the road, they are averaging 118.3 points per game (3rd).

So far, the Mavericks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 61.1% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 48% (11th).

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Mavericks are one of the most prolific teams in the league. They are 3rd in three-pointers made per game (14.6) and 2nd in three-point attempts (39.4). Overall, they are shooting 37% from beyond the arc (12th).

Kings Offense Breakdown

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Coming into today’s action, Sacramento is averaging 117.3 points per contest. This figure places them 9th in the league.

At home this season, the Kings are averaging 119.1 points per game, which is 8th in the NBA. Overall, they are 9th in scoring at 117.3 points per game.

Sacramento’s offense has been reliant on three-point shooting, as they are 5th in the league in made threes at 14.1 per game. In terms of pace, the Kings are 11th in the NBA.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Kings are 12th in the league at 48%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 6th in the NBA with a 56% conversion rate.

Mavericks Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Mavericks’ defense is giving up an average of 116.6 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 59.7% of their games. In their previous matchup vs. the Kings, the Mavericks’ defense struggled, giving up a field goal percentage of 55% leading to 96 points.

Kings Team Defense

At this time, the Kings’ defense is positioned 19th in the NBA, permitting 116.3 points per game. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Kings squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.2% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 39.0% from downtown.

Key Players For The Mavericks And Kings

In today’s game, we anticipate Luka Doncic leading the scoring for the Mavericks, contributing 34 points while shooting 12/24 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 33.9 points per game, along with 9.1 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate De’Aaron Fox to be the top scorer for the Kings. Our projection has him finishing the game with 26, and he is expected to secure 5 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 46.6% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 26.5 points per game.

Mavericks vs Kings Trends

  • The Mavericks are 4-1 ATS in their last road games and 4-1 straight-up.
  • In their last five home games, Sacramento has averaged 117 points per game while allowing 109. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1 while going 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Mavericks have gone 6-4 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 4-6.
  • As the betting favorite, the Kings have an ATS mark of just 3-7 in their last ten games. Sacramento posted a straight up mark of 5-5 in these matchups.

Mavericks vs Kings Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +1, we have the Mavericks as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 230 and our model has the Mavericks and Kings finishing with a combined 223 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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