Kings vs. Thunder - 2/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (41-18) at Sacramento Kings (24-33)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Sleep Train Arena)
The Line: Sacramento Kings -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSOK, CSAC
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Sacramento Kings meet Monday at the Sleep Train Arena.
The Oklahoma City Thunder need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 110 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 102.8 points on 44 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 27.9 points on 8.1 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 24.4 points and 10.2 assists. Dion Waiters is dishing two assists and Serge Ibaka is grabbing seven rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.7 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have won seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Sacramento Kings also need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 107.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 109.2 points on 46 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.1 points and 11.3 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 18 points and 1.7 assists. Darren Collison is dishing 3.9 assists and Omri Casspi is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Kings are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost six of their last 10 home games. Rajon Rondo is questionable with a thumb injury.
The Thunder are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 2-10 ATS in their last 12 road games. The Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Northwest and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Thunder are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Thunder are going to be a pissed off basketball team after what happened with Golden State. Add the fact the Kings are without Rondo and play little defense, OKC should win by double digits.