Utah Jazz (8-11) at Sacramento Kings (10-9)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 8:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)
The Line: Sacramento Kings PK -- Over/Under: 227.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Utah Jazz and Sacramento Kings meet Sunday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.
The Utah Jazz could use a win here after losing five of their last six games. The Utah Jazz are averaging 105 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 108.1 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Donovan Mitchell is averaging 20.6 points and 3.7 assists while Rudy Gobert is averaging 14.9 points and 12.6 rebounds. Joe Ingles is the third double-digit scorer and Jae Crowder is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Utah Jazz are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.1 percent from the free throw line. The Utah Jazz are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.2 rebounds per game. The Utah Jazz have lost six of their last eight road games.
The Sacramento Kings could use a win here after splitting their last eight games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 114.2 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 115.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Buddy Hield is averaging 18.7 points and 5.6 rebounds while De'Aaron Fox is averaging 18.2 points and 7.7 assists. Willie Cauley-Stein is the third double-digit scorer and Bogdan Bogdanovic is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have won five of their last seven home games.
The Jazz are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Sunday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Kings are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Northwest, 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest. The Jazz are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The under is 5-2 in Jazz last 7 road games. The over is 4-0 in Kings last 4 overall.
The Utah Jazz are supossed to be the better team in this matchup and have a rest advantage, but they're simply not playing well right now and are being outscored by 7.4 points in their last five games. The Sacramento Kings just took the Golden State Warriors down to the wire and play with a chip on their shoulder every night. The young Kings also just beat the Jazz a couple of days ago by nine points despite being 9.5 point underdogs. With all that said, I'm taking the Jazz in this toss-up game. We're getting the better team with a rest advantage in a pick em.