Hornets at Kings - 1/25/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte Hornets (21-23) at Sacramento Kings (19-23)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 25, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte Hornets and Sacramento Kings square off Monday night at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Charlotte Hornets look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 101.8 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 101 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 20.5 points and five assists while Jeremy Lin is averaging 12.5 points and 3.1 assists. Marvin Williams is grabbing 6.7 rebounds and Frank Kaminsky III is dishing 1.3 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have lost 10 of their last 11 road games. Cody Zeller, Nicolas Batum and Jeremy Lamb are questionable.
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The Sacramento Kings look to build on a solid five-game winning streak. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 106.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 107.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 26.7 points and 11.4 rebounds while Darren Collison is averaging 12.7 points and 4.2 assists. Omri Casspi is grabbing 6.4 rebounds and Rajon Rondo is dishing 11.6 assists. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.4 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have won seven of their last 11 home games. Rudy Gay is questionable with a heel injury.
The Hornets are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Kings are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Monday games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Sacramento.
The Hornets are trash on the road and have several key guys banged up. The Kings are startng to play consistent ball and are gaining confidence in terms of playoffs. I like the home team here.