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sacramento kings vs new orleans pelicans prediction 12/04/2023 sport preview

Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction & Betting Tips 12/4/2023

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Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Pelicans 12/4/2023:
  • We like the Pelicans on the moneyline (+147)
  • The Pelicans are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Our NBA model projects 226 points, and we suggest taking the under

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Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Pelicans and Kings. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on TNT, and it’s hosted by the Kings at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA. Get ready to place your bets!

The odds for this Western conference game currently have the Kings as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 235 points. Check out BetCoco for Sacramento Kings – New Orleans Pelicans odds

Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Pelicans Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Pelicans and Kings did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Pelicans have a record of 2-1. The Pelicans also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 224 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-3.

  • Through their last five road contests, the Pelicans offense has averaged 109 points per game while allowing an average of 110. New Orleans posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Sacramento has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 112 per game. The team went 5-5 overall in these games.
  • New Orleans has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Kings have a straight up record of 3-2, while going 2-3 against the spread.

Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction

In their last five games, the Pelicans are 2-3 and have an overall record of 11-10. When playing on the road, the Pelicans are 3-6 this season, while going 8-4 at home.

New Orleans comes in with an overall ATS record of 12-9 so far this season. The Pelicans currently have a six game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 4-5 vs. the spread as the favorite.

The over/under record for this season for the Pelicans is 9-12-0. The average points per game in their played games is 215.0, with an average over/under line of 227.2.

The Pelicans’ offense finished with 118 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 114 points per contest. So far, three-pointers haven’t been a huge part of New Orleans’ offense, as they average just 30.7 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is 47% while averaging 99.3 possessions per contest.

Coming into today’s game, the Pelicans’ defense is giving up an average of 113.2 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Pelicans defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 57.0% while allowing 33.4% from downtown.

In the Kings’ last five games, they have gone 3-2 and have an overall record of 11-7. As of now, they are 4th in the Western Conference and are leading the Pacific division.

Sacramento has an overall ATS record of 10-8 for the season so far. During this season, Sacramento has a 6-7 record against the spread as favorites and 4-1 as underdogs.

In regard to their over/under record, the Kings have gone 10-8-0 so far this season. The average points per game in their played games is 244.0, with an average over/under line of 232.4.

Sacramento’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 123 points against the Nuggets. They had an overall field goal percentage of 48.5% and made 11/15 free throws. Leading the team in scoring is De’Aaron Fox, who is averaging 30.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Domantas Sabonis also maintains a PPG average of 18.6 heading into game.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Kings is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 116.7 points per game (21st).

Sacramento’s defense is currently forcing 13.1 turnovers per game, which is 12th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 26th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.3 rejections per game.

Despite being 4 point underdogs, we predict the Pelicans to come out on top with a final score of 116-110.

Sacramento Kings vs New Orleans Pelicans Betting Tips

  • We like the Pelicans on the moneyline (+147)
  • The Pelicans are also our pick on the spread at +4
  • Our NBA model projects 226 points, and we suggest taking the under

Sacramento Kings Injury Report

  • Alex Len – Ankle – Out
  • Chris Duarte – Knee – Questionable

New Orleans Pelicans Injury Report

  • Larry Nance Jr. – Rib – Out
  • Matt Ryan – Calf – Out

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