Kings vs. Clippers - 2/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (37-19) at Sacramento Kings (24-31)
NBA Basketball: Friday, February 26, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings +2.5 -- Over/Under: 219 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, CSAC
The Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings square off Friday night at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Los Angeles Clippers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 100.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 19.5 points and 9.5 assists while J.J. Reddick is averaging 16.6 points and 1.4 assists. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.2 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 14.1 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won five of their last six road games.
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The Sacramento Kings could use a win after losing nine of their last 13 games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 107.1 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 109.1 points on 46 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.2 points and 11.2 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 17.9 points and 1.8 assists. Darren Collison is dishing 3.9 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have split their last 10 home games.
The Clippers are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 road games and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games playing on 1 days rest. The Kings are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Sacramento.
The Clippers will be eager to bounce back after crapping the bed against the Nuggets on Wednesday. The Kings continue to be inconsistent and the lack of defense is still an issues. I like the Clippers and the small line.