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Philadelphia 76ers vs Sacramento Kings 12/13/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Sacramento Kings (14-11) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (14-12)
December 13, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -5.5; Over/Under: +225.5
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The Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center. The Sacramento Kings have split their last 8 games. The Philadelphia 76ers have won 5 of their last 8 games.

The Sacramento Kings are averaging 118 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 115 points on 47.9 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 22.8 points and 5 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 17.2 points and 11.4 rebounds. Kevin Huerter is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Monk is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game.

The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 110.7 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 108.4 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 33.4 points and 4.8 assists, while Tyrese Maxey is averaging 22.9 points and 4.4 assists. James Harden is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.1 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40 rebounds per game.

The Kings are 12-2 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 1 days rest and 15-7-1 ATS in their last 23 road games. The 76ers are 9-0 ATS in their last 9 home games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Kings last 5 overall. The over is 4-0 in 76ers last 4 overall. The Kings are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Philadelphia and 8-20 ATS in the last 28 meetings.

The Philadelphia 76ers are the better team on paper, and they’re going to get love at home from oddsmakers. However, the Sacramento Kings keep getting thrown in the underdog role, and they keep winning and covering numbers. At some point, we have to admit the Kings are a decent club that only loses on the road by an average of 0.5 points. Give me the points with the road team.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Sacramento Kings +5.5

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