Sacramento Kings vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Sacramento Kings vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction 4/7/2024

The Sacramento Kings (44-33) travel to face off against the Brooklyn Nets (31-47) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on NBCS. The Nets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Kings are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Pistons. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The Kings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Kings fell to the Celtics by a score of 101-100. The Kings turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 54-50.

In their 77 games this season, the Kings have a record of 44-33 which has them above .500. In non-conference games, the Kings are 15-14 while they have gone 29-19 against Western Conference teams.

Sacramento is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 39-38. The Kings maintain an ATS record of 23-16 on the road, while they have a 16-22 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Nets Are Coming Off A Win

The Nets beat the Pistons in their most recent game, ending with a score of 113-103. Turning the tide, the Nets picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 57-46.

When playing on the road, the Nets are 12-27 this season compared to their 19-20 record when playing at home. Overall, they are 31-47 and have gone 2-1 in their last three games.

Brooklyn’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 33-42 for the season. Brooklyn has struggled to cover the spread in their last two road games and has an ATS record of 13-26 on the road, while it is 20-16 at home.

Kings Offense Breakdown

The Sacramento offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 9th ranked offense at 116.8 points per game.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Kings are 9th in the league in scoring at 116.8 points per game. However, they have scored just 115 points per game on the road this season. So far, they have outscored the NBA average in 58.4% of their games.

Sacramento’s offense has been one of the most three-point reliant in the league, as they are 3rd in three-point attempts but just 21st in free throw attempts. Overall, the Kings are 14th in field goal percentage and 13th in pace.

When it comes to assists, Sacramento is 7th in the NBA at 28.4 per game. They have also been strong on the offensive glass, ranking 11th in offensive rebounds.

Nets Offense Breakdown

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Brooklyn has recorded an average of 111.2 points per game (24th) throughout 78 games games.

This season, the Nets have been an above-average three-point shooting team, ranking 8th in the league in three-pointers made per game. On average, they make 13.5 threes per game, which is 9th in the NBA.

Brooklyn has been an average offensive team at home this season, scoring 113.3 points per game. Overall, they are 24th in the league in scoring at 111.2 points per game.

When it comes to pace, the Nets are 23rd in the NBA at 96.9 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Brooklyn is 27th in the league at 45%.

Kings Team Defense

On defense, the Kings come into the game ranked 19th in the league in points allowed at 115.6 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 105.3 points per contest (9th). Inside the arc, the Kings defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.0% and 38.9% from three-point territory.

Nets Team Defense

Brooklyn’s defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 113.6 points per game. Brooklyn’s defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 11th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 15th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.1 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Kings And Nets

Our game forecasts for today suggest that De’Aaron Fox is set to be the main scorer for the Kings, recording 27 points and shooting 10/21 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 26.6 points per game, along with 4.6 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Cam Thomas as the leading scorer for the Nets. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 22 while also collecting 3 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 44.2%, and his scoring average is 22.2 points per game.

Kings vs Nets Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Sacramento has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 106 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Although Brooklyn has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 3-7. The team averaged 107 points per game in these games.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a straight up record of 2-8 and an ATS mark of 3-7.
  • 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 Nets Prediction

In this Kings vs. Nets matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Nets at +7.5. While we project the Kings to win 111-106, our recommendation is to bet on the Nets for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 221, and our model projects the Kings and Nets to reach a combined total of 217 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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

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