Los Angeles Clippers vs. Sacramento Kings - 1/30/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Sacramento Kings at Los Angeles Clippers
Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 10:30 PM (Staples Center)
LAC -13.5, O/U 225.5
The Sacramento Kings travel to Los Angeles, CA on Thursday for a game against the Clippers but first must play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. In their last game, the Kings defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves by the score of 133-129. Buddy Hield was the main offensive weapon for the Kings as he led the team in points with 42 while shooting 14 of 24 from the field and 5 of 5 from the free throw line. De’Aaron Fox was the leader in assists for the Kings as he recorded a total of 8 while playing 37 minutes in the game. Nemanja Bjelica was the leading rebounder on the night for Sacramento as he pulled in 9 boards with 3 coming offensively.
With the win against the Timberwolves, the Kings are now 17-29 and are currently in 4th place in the Pacific Division. Buddy Hield is leading Sacramento in points per game on the season with 20.5. Cory Joseph is leading the Kings in assists per game on the season with 3.5 on the year. Richaun Holmes has been the Kings leader in rebounds per game with 8.5. The Kings enter Thursday’s game with 1 player listed on their injury report as Marvin Bagley III is out.
The Los Angeles Clippers welcome the Sacramento Kings to town on Thursday night after winning their last game against the Orlando Magic by the score of 112-97. Kawhi Leonard led the Clippers in points on the night, scoring a total of 31 while shooting 11 of 20 from the field and 6 of 8 from the free throw line. Leonard also led the Clippers in assists with 7 while playing a total of 34 minutes in the game against the Magic. Leonard also led the Clippers in rebounds on the night as he recorded 14, including 2 coming offensively.
After the win against the Magic, the Clippers are now 33-14 on the season and are currently in 2nd in the Pacific Division. Kawhi Leonard has led the Clippers in points per game with season with 27.4. Los Angeles is also led in rebounds by Kawhi Leonard who has averaged 7.6 rebounds per game. Lou Williams leads the Clippers in assists per game with 6. The Clippers come into Thursday’s game with 3 player listed on their injury report as Patrick Beverley and Paul George are listed as out while Mfiondu Kabengele is day to day.
As of Wednesday, the Sacramento Kings have scored an average of 107.1 points per game this season while allowing 110.2 points per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have scored 115.6 points per game this season while allowing 109.3 points per game. In their last 5 games, the Kings are 2-3 and have won 2 games in a row while the Clippers are 4-1 and have also won 2 straight. The Clippers won their last game against the Kings by the score of 105-87 in a game played in Sacramento. Los Angeles has won the last 3 meetings between these two teams by average score of 114.33-101.33. Sacramento is 9-16 on the season when playing on the road while Los Angeles is 19-4 at home. I will be going with the Clippers in this one. Los Angeles wins 120-105 and covers the spread.