Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings - 12/28/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (12-17) at Golden State Warriors (28-1)
NBA Basketball: Monday, December 28, 2015 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -12.5 -- Over/Under: 223 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSAC, CSNB
The Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors meet Monday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Sacramento Kings look for a big road win after splitting their last 10 games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 104.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 107.1 points on 45.8 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 24.5 points and 10.8 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 18.2 points and 1.8 assists. Rajon Rondo is dishing 11.3 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.7 turnovers per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Golden State Warriors look to build on their ridiculous 28-1 start to the season. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114.6 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 101.3 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 30.8 points and 6.3 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 19.3 points and 3.6 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.1 assists and Festus Ezeli is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.7 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a regular season home game since January 27th. Harrison Barnes is questionable and Leandro Barbosa is out.
The Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Monday games. The Warriors are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 vs. Western Conference and 11-5-1 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Kings are 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Golden State and 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
Sacramento is playing on the end of a back to back and doesn't play enough defense to hang with Golden State. I like the Warriors in a usual blowout.