Golden State Warriors vs Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Prediction

NBA State Warriors vs Sacramento Kings Prediction 4/16/2024

The Golden State Warriors (46-36) travel to face off against the Sacramento Kings (46-36) on Tuesday, April 16th. 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 Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors picked up a win over the Jazz in their latest game, finishing with a score of 123-116. Going into the game, the Warriors were favored by -10.5 and their 7 point win was not enough to cover the spread. The over/under line for this matchup was set at 224.5 points, and the teams managed to exceed that total.

As they take on the Kings, the Warriors are aiming to stay above .500. So far, they are 46-36 overall. In Western Conference games, the Warriors are 26-26 compared to going 20-10 in non-conference matchups.

Golden State has an overall ATS record of 43-38 for the season so far. Golden State has not been good vs. the spread in their last three home games, and they are 16-24 ATS at home compared to 27-14 on the road.

The Kings Are Coming Off A Win

In the Kings’ most recent game against the Trail Blazers, De’Aaron Fox led the Kings with 24 points while going 10/14 from the field. The Kings picked up a 121-82 win, and Domantas Sabonis also added 18 points which was 2nd on the team.

In their previous five games, the Kings have gone 2-3 and have an overall record of 46-36. When playing against other Western Conference teams, the Kings are 30-22 and have gone 16-14 in non-conference games.

Against the spread, Sacramento are currently above .500, at 42-40 ATS. On the road, the Kings have an ATS record of 24-17, as opposed to a 18-23 record against the spread when playing at home.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

The Warriors step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 117.8 points per game (8th).

Coming into tonight’s game, the Warriors are 8th in the NBA in scoring at 117.8 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually been better on the road this season, averaging 118.0 points per game compared to 117.5 at home.

When it comes to their pace of play, Golden State is 12th in the league at 99.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 13th at 47%.

One area where the Warriors have excelled this season is three-point shooting. They are 2nd in the NBA in made threes at 14.8 per game and are 6th in three-point shooting percentage at 38%.

Kings Offense Breakdown

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Today, the Kings enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 116.6 points per game (9th).

At home, the Kings are averaging 118.5 points per game, which is 9th in the league. Overall, they are 9th in the NBA in scoring at 116.6 points per game. Sacramento is 14th in pace and 15th in field goal percentage.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Kings are 4th in the league in made threes per game (14.4). However, they are just 16th in three-point shooting percentage. In terms of free throws, Sacramento is 27th in the league in made free throws per game.

Overall, the Kings are 7th in the NBA in assists, and they are 12th in offensive rebounds. In terms of two-point shooting, Sacramento is 9th in the league in percentage.

Warriors Team Defense

At this time, the Warriors’ defense is positioned 18th in the NBA, permitting 115.2 points per game. The Golden State defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.6% of their field goal attempts vs. Golden State.

Kings Team Defense

On average, the Sacramento defense is giving up 114.8 points per game (17th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Kings squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.9% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 38.6% from downtown.

Key Players For The Warriors And Kings

In today’s game, our projections have Stephen Curry leading the Warriors with 26 points on 9/19 shooting from the field. Throughout this season, his average stands at 26.4 points per game, along with 4.5 rebounds.

On the other side, De’Aaron Fox is our projected leading scorer for the Kings. We have him ending the game with a team-high 27 and grabbing 5 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.5%, and his scoring average is 26.6 points per game.

Warriors vs Kings Trends

  • Although Golden State has a straight up record of 8-2 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 6-4. The team averaged 115 points per game in these games.
  • In their last five home games, Sacramento has averaged 106 points per game while allowing 103. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 3-2.
  • 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 4-6 in these matchups.
  • The last ten games that Golden State was favored, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 8-2 straight up.

Warriors vs Kings Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Warriors vs. Kings matchup, our bet is to grab the Kings at +3. Even though our projections have the Warriors winning 112-111, we see the Kings as the play on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 224, and our model predicts the Warriors and Kings to score a combined 223 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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