Sacramento Kings vs Denver Nuggets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Sacramento Kings vs Denver Nuggets Prediction 2/14/2024

The Sacramento Kings (30-23) travel to face off against the Denver Nuggets (36-18) on Wednesday, February 14th. This game will be played at Ball Arena in Denver and televised on NBCS. Both the Kings and Nuggets will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 9:00 ET.

Kings vs Nuggets

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The Kings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Kings will look to bounce back from a defeat in their last game, losing to the Suns with a final score of 130-125. The Kings were leading the game going into the second half 67-64.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Nuggets, the Kings are 30-23 overall and are looking to snap a two game skid. In the Western Conference, the Kings are 8th and sit 3rd in the Pacific division.

For this season, Sacramento has an ATS record of 27-26, along with an ongoing two game losing streak against the spread. The Kings maintain an ATS record of 16-13 on the road, while they have a 11-13 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The Nuggets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Nuggets is coming off a loss to the Bucks in their latest game, ending with a score of 112-95. The Nuggets turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 60-44.

In the Nuggets’ last ten games, they have gone 6-4 and come into today’s game vs. the Kings with an overall record of 36-18. When playing against other Western Conference teams, the Nuggets are 20-12 compared to a record of 16-6 in non-conference games.

So far, Denver’s ATS record is below .500 at 22-30. In their last two home games, Denver has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 12-12 at home compared to 10-18 on the road.

Kings Offense Breakdown

Leading up to today’s matchup, the Kings are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 118.7 points per game (7th).

When it comes to scoring, the Kings are one of the most prolific three-point shooting teams in the league. They are 4th in the NBA in three-pointers made per game at 14.9. Overall, they are 7th in scoring at 118.7 points per game.

On the road, Sacramento is averaging 116.1 points per game compared to 121.8 at home. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 66.0% of their games.

In terms of pace, the Kings are 7th in the league at 100.4 possessions per game. When it comes to field goal percentage, they are 10th in the NBA at 48%. Inside the arc, Sacramento is 3rd in the NBA at 57%.

Nuggets Offense Breakdown

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Through 54 games games, Denver is averaging 114.2 points per game (18th).

So far this season, the Nuggets have been a much better offensive team at home, averaging 119.5 points compared to 109.7 on the road. Overall, they are 18th in the league in scoring at 114.2 points per game.

In terms of pace, Denver is the slowest team in the NBA, averaging just 95.9 possessions per game. Despite their slow pace, the Nuggets are 7th in field goal percentage at 49%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nuggets are 14th in the league at 36%. In terms of three-point attempts, they are 28th in the NBA. In terms of free throws, Denver is 27th in attempts and 28th in made free throws.

Kings Team Defense

The Kings’ defense is presently ranked 22nd in the league, allowing an average of 118.3 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Kings are causing 12.8 turnovers per game, ranking 16th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 29th in rejections, averaging 3.9 blocked shots each game.

Nuggets Team Defense

This season, the Nuggets defense has been impressive, holding the 5th position in the league while permitting an average of 111.0 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 53.0% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.4% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Kings And Nuggets

In today’s game, we anticipate De’Aaron Fox leading the scoring for the Kings, contributing 25 points while shooting 9/20 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 26.7 points per game, in addition to 4 rebounds.

On the other side, Nikola Jokic is our projected leading scorer for the Nuggets. We have him ending the game with a team-high 26 and grabbing 12 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 58.2%, and he is contributing 26.3 points per game on average.

Kings vs Nuggets Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Kings have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 116 points per game in these contests.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Denver has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 105 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Sacramento has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • In their last three contests as the favorite, Denver has a poor record vs the spread going 1-2. But, they still put together a straight up mark of 3-0.

Kings vs Nuggets Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Nuggets to secure the win, with an expected final score of 123-115. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -6.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 229.5 and our model has the Kings and Nuggets finishing with a combined 238 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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

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