Sacramento Kings at Boston Celtics - 2/7/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (21-29) at Boston Celtics (30-22)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 1:00 pm (TD Garden)
The Line: Boston Celtics -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Sacramento Kings and the Boston Celtics do battle today at the TD Garden.
The Kings have lost six of their last seven games and are in danger of losing a third straight following Friday's disappointing 128-119 loss at Brooklyn. Darren Collison had a great game of 25 points on seven of nine shooting off the bench, DeMarcus Cousins added 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists while Rajon Rondo had 15 points and 15 assists, but it still wasn't enough to get past the Nets who shot a sizzling 56 percent from the field and 18 of 28 from the 3-point line. The Kings have been struggling on defense lately and it was on full display on Friday against a Nets team who had lost 10 of their last 11 games. With the loss, Sacramento falls to 21-29 overall and 8-16 on the road.
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Meanwhile, the Celtics have won eight of their last nine games and will be feeling pretty good following Friday's 104-103 thrilling win over the Cavaliers. Isaiah Thomas led the scoring with 22 points, Evan Turner added 19 points, 12 rebounds and six assists while Tyler Zeller had 16 points, but with the game on the line, the ball swung around to Avery Bradley who nailed the game-winning three at the buzzer to send the Celtics to 30-22 on the season and 15-12 on the road.
In ATS trends, the Kings are 1-4 ATS in their last five games following a loss, 1-6 ATS in their last seven games overall and 0-4 ATS in their last four road games, while the Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall and 5-1 ATS in their last six home games.
Head to head, the Kings are 1-5 ATS in the last six meetings and 0-4 ATS in the last four meetings in Boston.
The line has yet to be released for this one so please check back later for my free pick.