Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 1/11/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 1/11/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Clippers (19-21) at Sacramento Kings (13-27)

NBA Basketball: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)

The Line: Sacramento Kings +1.5 -- Over/Under: 210.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings meet Thursday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.

The Los Angeles Clippers could use a win here after winning six of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 106.1 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 106.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Lou Williams is averaging 22.2 points and 4.9 assists while Tyrone Wallace is averaging 12 points and 2.5 rebounds. DeAndre Jordan is the third double-digit scorer and Montrezl Harrell is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.6 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have split their last eight road games.

The Sacramento Kings could use a win here after losing seven of their last nine games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 97.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Zach Randolph is averaging 14.9 points and seven rebounds while Buddy Hield is averaging 12.3 points and 1.6 assists. Willie Cauley-Stein is the third double-digit scorer and Bogdan Bogdanovic is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 38.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.3 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost eight of their last 11 home games.

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The Clippers are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 road games, 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest and 11-4-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Kings are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Sacramento and the over is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.

It's hard to pick the Los Angeles Clippers here, as they're missing pretty much half their team and are on the end of a back to back, so there's only so much you can expect from Lou Williams after dropping 50 last night. However, I don't think anybody is trying to get behind the Sacramento Kings, possibly the worst team in the league. I'll take the Clippers and the small line, but I'm not betting this game personally.

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Randy’s Pick Los Angeles Clippers -1.5

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

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