Los Angeles Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings - 10/4/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings - 10/4/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Sacramento Kings (1-0) at Los Angeles Lakers (0-2)

NBA Basketball: Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)

The Line: Los Angeles Lakers -6 -- Over/Under: 221.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

NBA preseason action continues Thursday with the Sacramento Kings visiting the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Sacramento Kings opened the NBA preseason with a 106-102 victory at Phoenix. Sacramento held a 47.6%-44.6% shooting edge and won with a 11-3 advantage from long range that negated their 60% foul shooting.

Yogi Farrell carried the Kings offense as he pumped in a contest high 26 points on 9-14 from the floor including six long balls. Harry Giles and Willy Cauley-Stein gave Sacramento 14 points apiece with 12 and six rebounds while De’Aaron Fox and Frank Mason III netted 12 and eleven points respectively.

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The Los Angeles Lakers fell to 0-2 in the preseason following a 113-111 defeat to visiting Denver on Tuesday for their second loss versus the Nuggets. Los Angeles shot the ball well at 51.2% with Denver sinking a few more free throws to get the win.

JaVale McGee topped the Lakers attack with 15 points and eight rebounds and five blocks on 5-8 from the field in 19 minutes while Josh Hart tossed in 14 points on 6-13. LeBron James gave Los Angeles another 13 points on 5-6 from the floor followed Rajon Rondo with eleven points and seven assists on 4-5 shooting.

Kings are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and under is 4-0 in Kings last 4 road games and under is 5-0 in Kings last 5 games following a ATS win. Lakers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games and under is 8-2-1 in Lakers last 11 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game and Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss. Under is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings in Los Angeles and under is 8-1-1 in the last 10 meetings and Kings are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Los Angeles. 

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Mark’s Pick Sacramento +6

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

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