Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings Prediction 4/12/2024

The Phoenix Suns (47-33) travel to face off against the Sacramento Kings (45-35) on Friday, April 12th. This game will be played at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento and televised on NBCS. The Suns are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Kings are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Clippers. Tip-off is set for 10:30 ET.

Suns vs Kings

phoenix suns nba

The Suns Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Suns defeated the Clippers with a final score of 124-108. The Suns not only won the game but also covered the spread as -11.5-point favorites. The over/under line for this matchup was set at 220.5 points, and the teams managed to exceed that total.

Coming into today’s game against the Kings, the Suns have an overall record of 47-33. Over their last three games, they are 1-2. In the Western Conference, they are 7th and are 2nd in the Pacific division.

Phoenix’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 34-45 for the season. In their last two home games, Phoenix has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 16-24 at home compared to 18-21 on the road.

The Kings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Kings is coming off a loss to the Pelicans in their latest game, ending with a score of 135-123. The Kings managed to secure te win, even though they were behind at halftime 64-58.

So far this season, the Kings have a 45-35 overall record, including going 1-2 in their last three games. Against Western Conference teams, the Kings are 29-21 and are 16-14 in non-conference games.

Sacramento has an overall ATS record of 40-40 for the season so far. During this season, Sacramento has a 25-29 record against the spread as favorites and 15-11 as underdogs.

Suns Offense Breakdown

The Suns step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 116.2 points per game (10th).

On the season, the Suns are 10th in the NBA in scoring at 116.2 points per game. When looking at their scoring on the road, they are averaging 116.7 points per game.

Phoenix is one of the top teams in the league in terms of field goal percentage, as they are shooting 49% from the field. When it comes to three-point shooting, the Suns are 6th in the NBA at 38%.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, Phoenix is 6th in the league in free throw attempts at 23.5 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, they are 19th in the NBA.

Kings Offense Breakdown

sacramento kings

For the season, the Sacramento offense is the 9th ranked unit in the NBA, at 116.6 points per contest.

At home, the Kings are averaging 118.8 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, they are 9th in the league in scoring at 116.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Sacramento is 14th in the league, averaging 99.2 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Kings are 3rd in the NBA in attempts at 39.3 per game. However, they are just 16th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. From two-point range, Sacramento is 7th in the league at 56%.

So far this season, the Kings have outscored the NBA scoring average in 57.5% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, Sacramento is 15th in the league at 47%. They are also 14th in assists (28.4) and 11th in offensive rebounds (10.8).

Suns Team Defense

At this time, the Suns’ defense is positioned 13th in the NBA, permitting 113.4 points per game. Inside the arc, the Suns defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.1% and 36.4% from three-point territory.

Kings Team Defense

The Kings’ defense is presently ranked 19th in the league, allowing an average of 115.3 points per contest. In their previous game, the Kings’ defense struggled against the Pelicans, giving up 135 points on a field goal percentage of 57%.

Key Players For The Suns And Kings

In today’s game, our projections have Kevin Durant leading the Suns with 27 points on 10/19 shooting from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 27.2 points per game, along with 6.7 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 27, and adding 5 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 46.4% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 26.7 points per game.

Suns vs Kings Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Phoenix has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 111 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Sacramento has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 104 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Kings have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Sacramento posted a straight up mark of 5-5 in these matchups.
  • As the betting favorite, the Suns have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Phoenix posted a straight up mark of 6-4 in these matchups.

Suns vs Kings Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +5, we recommend going with the Kings on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 225.5 and given that our model is projecting 223 points between the teams, we like the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.