Los Angeles Lakers (8-10) at Sacramento Kings (4-13)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 10:30 pm (Golden 1 Center)
The Line: Sacramento Kings +1 -- Over/Under: 209 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers look for another big victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 105.6 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 107.5 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Kyle Kuzma is averaging 16.5 points and 1.4 assists while Brook Lopez is averaging 15.4 points and 4.8 rebounds. Jordan Clarkson is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Ingram is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 29.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.8 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.5 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Lakers have lost five of their last six road games.
The Sacramento Kings could use a victory here after losing five of their last six games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 93.2 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 105.8 points on 47 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 12.3 points and 5.9 rebounds while Buddy Hield is averaging 11.6 points and 1.8 assists. De'Aaron Fox is the third double-digit scorer and George Hill is dishing 2.5 assists. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 38.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.2 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have split their last six home games.
The Lakers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Kings are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Lakers are 3-8-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings, the road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the under is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings.
The Lakers are on the end of a back to back and did spend a lot of energy making a comeback to beat the Chicago Bulls, but they're still a better basketball team than the Sacramento Kings. The Lakers are finding ways to win games and the Kings are being outscored by 15 points in their last five contests. The Kings are rested and at home, which are things I usually favor in toss-up matchups, but the Lakers are actually winning, something we can't say about Sacramento. Give me LA on the road.