Clippers vs. Kings - 1/16/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (16-23) at Los Angeles Clippers (26-13)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSAC, FSW2
The Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers meet Saturday night at the Staples Center.
The Sacramento Kings look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 106.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 108.4 points on 46 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 26.1 points and 11 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 18 points and 1.7 assists. Rajon Rondo is dishing 11.6 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.8 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.6 turnovers per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost six of their last 10 road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look to build on their impressive 10-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 103.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 18 points and 9.6 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 15.8 points and 1.6 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.2 assists and Josh Smith is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.2 turnovers per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won six of their last seven home games. DeAndre Jordan is questionable with an illness.
The Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Pacific. The Clippers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Pacific and 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The road team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Clippers are on a roll right now and the Kings continue to struggle away from home. Hard not to back the Clips in this spot against an inconsistent Sacramento team.