The Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers meet Saturday in NBA action at the crypto.com Arena. The Sacramento Kings have split their last 6 games. The Los Angeles Clippers have split their last 6 games.
The Sacramento Kings are averaging 119.9 points on 49.3 percent shooting and allowing 117.2 points on 49.2 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 24 points and 4.9 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 16.7 points and 11 rebounds. Kevin Huerter is the third double-digit scorer and Malik Monk is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game.
The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 107.2 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 107.8 points on 45 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.6 points and 6 rebounds, while Norman Powell is averaging 14.8 points and 2.9 rebounds. Marcus Morris Sr. is the third double-digit scorer and John Wall is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game.
The Kings are 13-5-1 ATS in their last 19 road games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss and 5-21 ATS in their last 26 games playing on 2 days rest. The over is 7-3-1 in Kings last 11 overall. The under is 19-8 in Clippers last 27 overall. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The Los Angeles Clippers are finding ways to win, but it's tough to trust them in the favorite role given their injury situation. The Sacramento Kings are the much healthier side, and they're competitive on the road and in the underdog role, where they lose by an average of just 3 points. If the Kings are serious about being a playoff contender, these are games they should win, given the undermanned team on the other side.