Brooklyn Nets vs. Sacramento Kings - 11/27/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sacramento Kings (6-10) at Brooklyn Nets (4-11)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets square off Sunday afternoon in a NBA game at the Barclays Center.
The Sacramento Kings could use a big road victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 102.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting. DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 27.8 points and 9.8 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 19.5 points and 2.8 assists. Darren Collison is the third double-digit scorer and Arron Afflalo is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.1 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Brooklyn Nets are also desperate for a victory that would snap a six-game losing streak. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 104.9 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 113.5 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.1 points and five rebounds while Jeremy Lin is averaging 15 points and 6.2 assists. Bojan Bogdanovic is the third double-digit scorer and Sean Kilpatrick is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.3 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost four of their last six home games.
The Kings are 11-25-1 ATS in their last 37 vs. NBA Atlantic and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Nets are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest and 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Kings are 0-7 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Brooklyn and 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
It's tough to back either one of these teams with the way they're playing and it's even tougher to back the Kings with them traveling across the country. However, the Brooklyn Nets don't play a lick of defense and are allowing teams to shoot unreal percentages from the field and from deep. If you have to pick this game, the smart bet would be taking the Kings and the reasonable line.