Spurs vs. Kings - 3/5/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (25-35) at San Antonio Spurs (52-9)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -12.5 -- Over/Under: 209.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSAC, FSSW
The Sacramento Kings and San Antonio Spurs meet Saturday night at the AT&T Center.
The Sacramento Kings look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 107 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 109.4 points on 46.2 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27 points and 11.5 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 17.8 points and 1.7 assists. Rajon Rondo is dishing 12.1 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The San Antonio Spurs look to build on their seven-game winning streak. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 92.2 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20.8 points and 2.5 assists while Tony Parker is averaging 12.6 points and 5.1 assists. LaMarcus Aldridge is grabbing 8.4 rebounds and Patty Mills is dishing 2.8 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs haven’t lost a home game since March 12 of last year.
The Kings are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest. The Spurs are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Kings are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in San Antonio and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Spurs not only haven't lost a home game in nearly a year, but they've covered 13 of their last 18 games at home. The Kings don't play enough defense to hang around. Give me San Antonio in a blowout.