In this battle between two squads sitting in and out of the playoff places of the West, the Sacramento Kings (27-25), who have lost only once in their last 4 games, are hosting the San Antonio Spurs (32-22), who are looking to extend their current winning streak.
Date/Time: 02-04-2019, 22:00 EDT
Spread: Sacramento Kings +1.5
Sacramento Kings have a 27-25 record (30-22 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 10th place of the West. They have won three of their last four matches and in their last game they won at home against the Sixers with a 115-108 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Buddy Hield with 20.5 ppg, adding 4.9 boards per game. He is followed by De’Aaron Fox with 17.5 ppg, 3.7 boards and a team high 7.2 dimes per game, while Bogdan Bogdanovic adds 15.1 ppg, 3.6 boards and 4.1 dimes per game.
San Antonio Spurs have a 32-22 record (31-22-1 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 5th place of the West. They have five consecutive wins and in their last game they won at home against the Pelicans with a 113-108 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by DeMar DeRozan with 21.2 ppg, adding 6.3 boards and a team high 6.2 dimes per game. He is followed by LaMarcus Aldridge with 21.1 ppg and a team high 8.9 boards per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Kings won at home with a 104-99 score. Kings have a 16-10 home record, while the Spurs are 10-15 on the road. Kings are better offensively, scoring 113.4 ppg to Spurs’ 112.6, while Spurs are better defensively, allowing 110.1 ppg to Kings’ 114.9. Spurs have better percentages both in field goals (48.1% to 46.6%) and in 3-pointers (40.8% to 38.1%). Both teams are almost equal in boards grabbed (44.7 to 44.5), while Spurs are better in turnovers committed (12.2 to 13.6) and Kings are better in dimes made (25.8 to 25). Spurs are hot lately and Vegas odds give them a -1.5 spread for this game and expect them to beat the odds for the road win.
San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Prediction: San Antonio Spurs -1.5 (-108)
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