Pelicans at Kings - 1/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Orleans Pelicans (11-25) at Sacramento Kings (15-22)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN, CSAC
The New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings square off Wednesday night at the Sleep Train Arena.
The New Orleans Pelicans could use a nice victory after losing six of their last seven games. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 101.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Ryan Anderson is averaging 16.7 points and 6.3 rebounds while Tyreke Evans is averaging 16.4 points and 7.1 assists. Eric Gordon is dishing 2.6 assists and Jrue Holiday is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pelicans are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 12.9 turnovers per game. The New Orleans Pelicans have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Sacramento Kings could also use a victory after losing five of their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 106.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 108.6 points on 46.2 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 25.6 points and 10.8 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 18 points and 1.8 assists. Darren Collison is dishing 4.7 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.9 turnovers per game. The Sacramento Kings have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Pelicans are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference. The Kings are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Pelicans are 4-17-1 ATS in the last 22 meetings in Sacramento and 8-20 ATS in the last 28 meetings overall.
The Pelicans are horrible without Anthony Davis, as we saw last night against the Lakers. No, thanks. Take the Kings by double digits.