Sacramento Kings vs. Phoenix Suns - 12/12/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Sacramento Kings vs. Phoenix Suns - 12/12/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Phoenix Suns (9-19) at Sacramento Kings (8-18)

NBA Basketball: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)

The Line: Sacramento Kings -4 -- Over/Under: 212 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.

The Phoenix Suns could use a feel good win here after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 107.1 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 115 points on 47 percent shooting. TJ Warren is averaging 18.8 points and 5.7 rebounds while Greg Monroe is averaging 10.9 points and 7.7 rebounds. Mike James is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Jackson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost six of their last nine road games.

The Sacramento Kings could also use a win here after losing five of their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 96.1 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 105.5 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 15.2 points and seven rebounds while Buddy Hield is averaging 12.5 points and 1.7 assists. Willie Cauley-Stein is the third double-digit scorer and De'Aaron Fox is dishing four assists. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.7 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost their last three road games.

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The Suns are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 road games, 7-20-1 ATS in their last 28 games playing on 2 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Kings are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Suns are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Sacramento, 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

The Sacramento Kings are a little banged up entering this game, but the Suns are still without their best player in Devin Booker, which makes things worse for the road team. The Suns are being outscored by seven points on the road this season and aren't getting any stops on the defensive side. The Kings have had some success the last couple of weeks and have been kind when looking at the spread numbers. With Booker out and the Kings at home, I'll lay the reasonable number here.

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Randy’s Pick Sacramento Kings -4

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

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