Kings vs. Wizards - 3/22/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (40-29) at Sacramento Kings (23-45)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, CSAC
The Washington Wizards and Sacramento Kings play Sunday at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Washington Wizards look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 98.7 point son 46.7 percent shooting and are allowing 97.3 points on 43.7 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 17.4 points and 10 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 14.8 points and 3.8 rebounds. Paul Pierce is shooting 45.5 percent from the field and Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.6 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 49.5 percent from the field in their last five games and have won 10 of their last 13 games when scoring 100-plus points. The Wizards last five losses have come on the road. Kris Humphries is questionable with a groin injury.
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The Sacramento Kings look for a win after losing five of their last seven games. On the season, the Kings are averaging 101 points on 45.1 percent shooting and are allowing 105.4 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Rudy Gay is averaging 20.9 points and 3.7 assists while Ben McLemore is averaging 11.7 points and 2.9 rebounds. Derrick Williams is shooting 44.8 percent from the field and Omri Casspi is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 47.2 percent shooting in their last five games and have lost 11 of their last 12 when allowing 100-plus points. Four of the Kings last six victories have come on their home court. DeMarcus Cousins is questionable with a leg injury.
The Wizards are 3-12 ATS in their last 15 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Kings are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 15-35-2 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The Wizards are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Sacramento.
The Wizards haven't been consistent all season, but they're far better than the Kings and should be able to cover this small chalk. The Kings have a lot of quit in them.