Sacramento Kings vs. Miami Heat - 2/7/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Miami Heat at Sacramento Kings

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:00 PM (Golden 1 Center)

SAC +1.5, O/U 218.5

The Miami Heat travel to Sacramento, CA on Friday for a game against the Kings in a matchup of teams from the Eastern and Western Conference.  In their last game, the Heat were defeated by the Los Angeles Clippers by the score of 128-111.  Derrick Jones Jr. led the Heat in points with 25, while shooting 10 of 12 from the field and 2 of 2 at the free throw line. Bam Adebayo led the Heat in rebounds on the night, recording 11 with 4 coming offensively.  Jimmy Butler led the Heat in assists in the game with 7 while playing a total of 26 minutes against the Clippers. 

With the loss against the Clippers, the Heat are now 34-16 on the season which places them in 1st place in the Southeast Division. Jimmy Butler leads the offense in points per game and is averaging 20.5 per game.  Butler also leads the Heat in assists per game with 6.3.  Bam Adebayo leads the Heat in rebounds per game on the season as he is averaging 10.4 per game.  The Heat come into Friday’s game with 4 players listed on their injury report as Kyle Alexander and Meyers Leonard are out while Tyler Herro and Jimmy Butler are day to day.

The Sacramento Kings welcome the Miami Heat to town on Friday after winning their last game against the Minnesota Timberwolves by the score of 113-109.   De’Aaron Fox was the main offensive weapon for the Kings as he led the team in points with 31 while shooting 10 of 16 from the field and 8 of 12 from the free throw line. Harrison Barnes was the leader in assists for the Kings as he recorded a total of 7 while playing 34 minutes in the game.  Dewayne Dedmon was the leading rebounder on the night for Sacramento as he pulled in 12 boards with 4 coming offensively.   

With the win against the Timberwolves, the Kings are now 19-31 and are currently in 4th place in the Pacific Division. Buddy Hield is leading Sacramento in points per game on the season with 20.3.  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 Friday’s game with 3 players listed on their injury report as Richaun Holmes, Jabari Parker and Alex Len are all listed as out.

The Miami Heat have scored an average of 112.2 points per game this season while allowing 108.3 points per game.  The Sacramento Kings have scored 107.6 points per game while allowing 110.6 points per game.  In their last 5 games, both teams are 3-2.  The Heat won the first meeting of the season between these two teams by the score of 118-113 in a game played in Miami.  Sacramento is 4-2 against the spread in their last 6 games. The total has gone over in 10 of Miami's last 15 games. The total has gone over in 8 of Miami's last 11 games when playing on the road against Sacramento. Miami is 1-4 in their last 5 games against Sacramento.  With the injured that the Heat have and the Kings playing as well as they have as of late, I will be going with Sacramento in this one.  Sacramento wins 115-110. 

Travis’s Pick Sacramento Kings +1.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.