Kings vs. Trail Blazers - 4/5/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland Trail Blazers (41-37) at Sacramento Kings (31-46)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings +2.5 -- Over/Under: 221 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNN, CSAC
The Portland Trail Blazers and Sacramento Kings meet Tuesday night at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Portland Trail Blazers look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 104.8 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Damian Lillard is averaging 25.3 points and 6.8 assists while C.J. McCollum is averaging 20.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. Allen Crabbe is dishing 1.2 assists and Al-Farouq Aminu is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Trail Blazers are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game. The Portland Trail Blazers have lost nine of their last 10 road games.
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The Sacramento Kings look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 107 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 109 points on 46.3 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27 points and 11.6 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 17.2 points and 1.7 assists. Darren Collison is dishing 4.2 assists and Rajon Rondo is grabbing six rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost seven of their last 10 home games. Marco Belinelli and Omri Casspi are questionable.
The Trail Blazers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Kings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Trail Blazers are 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Sacramento.
I've been on the Trail Blazers for about three months now and they've paid and over fist. For whatever reason oddmakers aren't buying the Portland Trail Blazers and keep giving us these low lines. Portland wins this game easily against a Kings team that doesn't play defense.