Sacramento Kings vs. Toronto Raptors - 11/20/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (8-4) at Sacramento Kings (4-9)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)
The Line: Sacramento Kings +5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Raptors and Sacramento Kings clash Sunday night in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.
The Toronto Raptors look to keep the ball rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 108.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 104.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 33 points and five rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 18.8 points and 7.3 assists. Jonas Valanciunas is the third double-digit scorer and Terrence Ross is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won four of their last five road games.
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The Sacramento Kings are desperate for a victory that would snap a four-game losing streak. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 101.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 46.9 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.5 points and 9.6 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 20.3 points and 2.6 assists. Darren Collison is the third double-digit scorer and Arron Afflalo is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost three straight road games.
The Raptors are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Kings are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Raptors are 4-11 ATS in the last 15 meetings in Sacramento and 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
The Raptors have been road warriors all season long and have been one of the more consistent teams in the league overall. The Kings are still having trouble improving and don't play much defense. This is another game the Raptors should win rather easily, as the Kings are just a mess right now.