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Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 11/29/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Los Angeles Clippers (14-6) at Sacramento Kings (10-10)
Date & Time Thursday November 29, 2018, 10:30 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Sacramento Kings +3 -- Over/Under: 235
TV Channel
TNT
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NBA | Los Angeles Clippers (14-6) at Sacramento Kings (10-10)
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The Los Angeles Clippers and Sacramento Kings meet Thursday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.

The Los Angeles Clippers look for another victory after winning eight of their last nine games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 116.8 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 112.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Tobias Harris is averaging 21.5 points and 8.7 rebounds while Danilo Gallinari is averaging 18.6 points and two assists. Lou Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Montrezl Harrell is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.6 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.7 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have split their last eight road games.

The Sacramento Kings look for a big home victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 114.2 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 116.7 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Buddy Hield is averaging 18.8 points and 5.6 rebounds while De'Aaron Fox is averaging 17.5 points and 7.5 assists. Willie Cauley-Stein is the third double-digit scorer and Bogdan Bogdanovic is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have won five of their last eight home games.

The Clippers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Pacific, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Kings are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 vs. NBA Pacific. The Clippers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Sacramento and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The over is 7-1 in Clippers last 8 overall. The over is 6-0 in Kings last 6 overall.

The Los Angeles Clippers are playing great basketball, but they're also on the end of a back to back and going up against a young and hungry Kings squad. The Kings have been hit or miss lately, but they've been money against the number and can push the pace with the best of them, something a team on the end of a back to back doesn't want to see. The Sacramento Kings are also 6-2 ATS this season when an underdog under six points. I like what I'm seeing from these young Kings, and they will be eager to prove that they're for real on a rare national TV game. I like the value of the free bucket with the Kings at home.

Pick:
Sacramento Kings +3

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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