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Nets vs Kings Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 3/16/23

Sacramento Kings (40-27) vs. Brooklyn Nets (39-30)
March 16, 2023 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Brooklyn Nets -2.5; Over/Under: +237.5
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The Sacramento Kings and Brooklyn Nets meet Thursday in NBA action at the Barclays Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Sacramento Kings are averaging 121.2 points on 49.9 percent shooting and allowing 118.5 points on 49.4 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 25.5 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19 points and 12.4 rebounds. Kevin Huerter is the third double-digit scorer and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game.

The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 113.8 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 113.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Mikel Bridges is averaging 26.3 points and 2.7 assists, while Spencer Dinwiddie is averaging 18.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. Cameron Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Nic Claxton is grabbing 9.1 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.3 rebounds per game.

The Kings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Nets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 12-3-1 in Kings last 16 overall. The under is 5-2 in Nets last 7 overall. The Kings are 5-16 ATS in the last 21 meetings in Brooklyn and 8-20 ATS in the last 28 meetings.

I get the Brooklyn Nets have turned things around over the last week, and they’re at home with the rest advantage. The Sacramento Kings are on the end of a back to back coming over from Chicago, and they’re fresh off an emotional last second win. Still, we’re getting a free bucket with the better team. For some reason, oddsmakers continue to underrate these Kings while they keep winning and covering numbers. Give me the road dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Sacramento Kings +2.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA and is more than familiar with what it takes to navigate a 150 game college basketball Saturday and a 162 game MLB schedule. Randy has done it all. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter or catch him on the PickDawgz YouTube channel.

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