Sacramento Kings vs. Washington Wizards - 10/29/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Sacramento Kings vs. Washington Wizards - 10/29/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Washington Wizards (3-2) at Sacramento Kings (1-4)

NBA Basketball: Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)

The Line: Sacramento Kings +5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Washington Wizards and Sacramento Kings meet Sunday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.

The Washington Wizards look for their second road victory to build on their 3-2 record. The Washington Wizards are averaging 112 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 110.4 points on 47.3 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 22.2 points and 10.6 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 20.4 points and 4.8 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Marcin Gortat is grabbing 9.8 rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost six of their last nine road games.

The Sacramento Kings look for their first home win of the season to rebound from a rough 1-4 start to the NBA season. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 98.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 104 points on 45.6 percent shooting. De'Aaron Fox is averaging 14.8 points and five assists while Buddy Hield is averaging 12.2 points and 3.8 rebounds. Skal Labissiere is the third double-digit scorer and Willie Cauley-Stein is grabbing seven rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76.7 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost 11 of their last 15 home games.

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The Wizards are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games, 8-23-1 ATS in their last 32 games playing on 1 days rest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games, 14-36-1 ATS in their last 51 games playing on 2 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Wizards are 0-3-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Sacramento, the underdog is 15-6-1 ATS in the last 22 meetings and the home team is 7-0-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.

Even without a couple of key players, the Wizards still have the depth and the best player on the court to squeeze out a victory on the road. I just don't have much confidence to back the Kings and the small line in this spot. Give me Washington and the reasonable line here.

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Randy’s Pick Washington Wizards -5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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