Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 11/18/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (10-2) at Sacramento Kings (4-8)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 18, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Golden 1 Center)
The Line: Sacramento Kings +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings meet Friday night in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center on ESPN.
The Los Angeles Clippers look to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time this season and build on their 10-2 record. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 108.7 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 93.8 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 20.6 points and 9.3 rebounds while Chris Paul is averaging 18.3 points and 8.3 assists. J.J. Redick is the third double-digit scorer and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 12.5 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won seven of their last eight road games.
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The Sacramento Kings are desperate for a victory after losing seven of their last nine games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 100.2 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 26.6 points and 9.3 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 21.3 points and 2.5 assists. Darren Collison is the third double-digit scorer and Arron Afflalo is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings are 2-3 in their new arena this season.
The Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Kings are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Clippers are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Sacramento and the over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
The Clippers have actually played their best basketball on the road this season and have been the most consistent team in the NBA in the first two weeks. The Kings continue to struggle defensively and always give long stretches of just lousy basketball. After losing to Memphis, look for the Clippers to be focused and come away with another double-digit road victory.