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Los Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings Prediction & Betting Tips 12/12/2023

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Los Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings 12/12/2023
  • We like the Kings on the moneyline (+144)
  • The Kings are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Our NBA model projects 215 points, and we suggest taking the under

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Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Kings and Clippers. The game is starting at 10:30 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Clippers at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA. Get ready to place your bets!

The over/under for this matchup is currently set at 232.5 points and the Clippers are the favorite to win at home vs. the Kings. Check out BetCoco for Los Angeles Clippers – Sacramento Kings odds

Los Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Kings and Clippers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Kings have a record of 2-1. However, against the spread the Clippers went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 3-0 on an average of 284 points per game.

  • The Kings are 3-2 ATS in their last road games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Los Angeles has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 119 per game. The team went 4-1 overall in these games.
  • The Kings have played well in their last five games as the betting underdog, going 3-2 straight up and 4-1 against the spread.
  • As the betting favorite, the Clippers have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 5-0.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings Prediction

Today, the Kings are entering the action with an overall record of 13-8 and have achieved a 2-1 record over their last three games. In away games this season, the Kings have put together a 6-5 record, whereas they have a 7-3 record when playing at home.

Against the spread, the Kings have covered in two straight games and have an overall ATS record of 12-9. As the favorite this season, Sacramento is 8-8 vs. the spread while going 4-1 as the underdog.

Over half of the games for the Kings have gone beyond the over/under lines, establishing their over/under record at 12-9-0. They have an average over/under line of 233 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 0.8.

The Kings are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 131 points vs. the Nets. This figure is more than their season average of 117.1 points per game. Up to this point, the Kings’ offense has been efficient inside the arc, posting a two-point field goal percentage of 55%. In terms of pace, they are 8th in the NBA possessions per game (100.3).

At this time, the Kings’ defense is positioned 22nd in the NBA, permitting 116.8 points per game.

In the terms of takeaways, Kings are causing 13 turnovers per game, ranking 12th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 27th in rejections, averaging 4 blocked shots each game.

In today’s game against the Kings, the Clippers aim to continue their success with a record above .500, currently at 12-10. The team is currently 8th in the Western Conference, and they are also 3rd in the Pacific division.

Los Angeles arrives with an ATS record of 9-13 for the season up to this point. During this season, Los Angeles has a 8-9 record against the spread as favorites and 1-4 as underdogs.

So far, the majority of games for the Clippers have not surpassed the over/under lines, placing their over/under record at 8-14-0. The average over/under line in their games stands at 227.2, and they have a -3.5 differential against the over/under line for this season.

The Clippers recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 132 points against the Trail Blazers. This output exceeded their season average of 113.9 points per game. Leading the Clippers in scoring vs. the Trail Blazers was Kawhi Leonard with his 34 points. Paul George also added 20 points for the Clippers.

The Clippers’ defense is presently ranked 6th in the league, allowing an average of 109.8 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Clippers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 51.9% while allowing 35.1% from downtown.

Even though they are considered 4-point underdogs, our projection points to a 108-107 win for the Kings.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Sacramento Kings Betting Tips

  • We like the Kings on the moneyline (+144)
  • The Kings are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Our NBA model projects 215 points, and we suggest taking the under

Los Angeles Clippers Injury Report

  • Mason Plumlee – Knee – Out
  • Bones Hyland – Shoulder – Questionable
  • Moussa Diabate – Hip – Questionable

Sacramento Kings Injury Report

  • Alex Len – Ankle – Out

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