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Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings Prediction & Betting Tips 12/8/2023

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Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings 12/8/2023:
  • Take the Kings on the moneyline
  • The Kings should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 220 points, and we suggest taking the under

Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Kings versus the Suns? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ.

In this division matchup, the Kings are the betting favorite against the Suns. The over/under for the game is 234.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Phoenix Suns – Sacramento Kings odds

Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times the Kings have travelled to take on the Suns, they are 2-1. Going back to the last five head-to-head games between the Suns and Kings, the over/under record in these games is 3-2 with a combined average of 240 points per contest.

  • The Kings are 3-2 ATS in their last road games and 3-2 straight-up.
  • Although Phoenix has a straight up record of 3-2 in their last five home games, they have not held up as well vs. the spread going 2-3. The team averaged 114 points per game in these games.
  • As the betting underdog, the Suns have an ATS mark of just 4-6 in their last ten games. Phoenix posted a straight up mark of 2-8 in these matchups.
  • Against the spread, the Kings have put together 1-2 in their last three games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 2-1 straight up.

Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings Prediction

Over the Kings’ last five games, they are 3-2 and come in with an overall record of 11-8. Across 19 games, the Kings have a 10-8 record when facing Western Conference teams, and they have a 1-0 record in non-conference games.

Presently, Sacramento boasts an ATS record of 10-9, which is above .500 against the spread. On the road, the Kings have an ATS record of 6-4, as opposed to a 4-5 record against the spread when playing at home.

Sacramento games have surpassed the over/under line in five straight games, resulting in an overall record of 11-8-0. The average over/under line in their games is 232.7 and they have a 1.1 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

The Kings’ offense wrapped up their last game with 117 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 116.5 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is De’Aaron Fox, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 30.3, while Domantas Sabonis also carries a PPG average of 19 into the game.

So far, the Kings’ defense is ranked 22nd in the league at 117.3 points per contest.

Sacramento’s defense is currently forcing 13.1 turnovers per game, which is 12th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 27th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.2 rejections per game.

Over the Suns’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 12-9. In their 21 games, the Suns have achieved a 9-7 record in games against Western Conference teams, and they have a 3-2 record in non-conference play.

Phoenix’s ATS record sits below .500 (9-12). The Suns have experienced a two game ATS loss streak as favorites, and they are 3-3 vs. the spread when they are underdogs.

The Suns have seen over half of their games surpassing the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 14-7-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 212.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 226.4.

The Suns’ offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 103 points against the Lakers. In that game, they made 12/25 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 49.3%. So far, three-pointers haven’t been a huge part of Phoenix’s offense, as they average just 31.9 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is 47% while averaging 97.8 possessions per contest.

The Suns’ defense is presently ranked 16th in the league, allowing an average of 112.9 points per contest.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Suns are forcing 14.5 per game, which is 24th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 1st in blocked shots at 7 per game.

Based on our projections, we have the Kings coming out on top by a score of 111-109.

Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings Betting Tips

  • Take the Kings on the moneyline
  • The Kings should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 220 points, and we suggest taking the under

Phoenix Suns Injury Report

  • Bradley Beal – Lower Back – Out
  • Kevin Durant – Ankle – Out
  • Damion Lee – Knee – Out
  • Grayson Allen – Groin – Out

Sacramento Kings Injury Report

  • Alex Len – Ankle – Out
  • Chris Duarte – Knee – Questionable
  • Colby Jones – Back – Out

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