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san antonio spurs vs sacramento kings prediction 11/17/2023 sport preview

San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Prediction & Betting Tips 11/17/2023

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San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings 11/17/2023:
  • Take the Kings on the moneyline
  • The Kings should also cover at -7
  • Our NBA model projects 207 points, and we suggest taking the under

San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Preview

Looking to win big? The Kings and Spurs face off at 7:30 ET on ESPN. The Spurs are hosting the game at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, TX.

In this Western matchup, the Kings are the betting favorite against the Spurs. The over/under for the game is 237 points. Check out BetCoco for San Antonio Spurs – Sacramento Kings odds

San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times that the Kings have faced off vs. the Spurs as the favorite, they have gone 2-1. In the previous three head-head to matchups between the Kings and Spurs, the Kings have gone 2-1 vs. the spread with an average scoring differential of 5 points per game.

  • Across their last five road contests, Sacramento has a 3-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 2-3, while averaging 108 points per game.
  • Although San Antonio has a straight up record of 0-3 in their last three home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 0-3. The team averaged 101 points per game in these games.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Spurs have a straight up record of 0-5. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-4.
  • Over the team’s last five games as the favorite, the Kings struggled vs the spread going just 2-3. However, they still had a straight up mark of 3-2.

San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Prediction

Coming into today’s game vs. the Spurs, the Kings are looking to build on their above .500 record of 6-4. At the moment, the team holds 6th place in the Western Conference and 1st place in the Pacific division.

Sacramento has an overall ATS record of 6-4 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Sacramento has a 4-4 record against the spread as favorites and 2-0 as underdogs.

For this season, the Kings has an over/under record of 5-5-0. Their games have currently averaged 244.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 229.2.

Sacramento’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 125 points vs. the Lakers. Overall, they hit 50% of their shots from the field and went 13/17 from the free-throw line. The Kings offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 42.5 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 33% of their looks from outside this season.

At this time, the Kings’ defense is positioned 18th in the NBA, permitting 114.0 points per game.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Kings squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 55.9% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.2% from downtown.

The Spurs have a below .500 record of 3-8 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Kings. So far, the Spurs have gone 3-4 when playing against Western Conference teams and 0-4 in non-conference contests.

San Antonio’s ATS record sits below .500 (4-7). The Spurs maintain an ATS record of 2-4 on the road, while they have a 2-3 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

So far this season, the Spurs have an over/under record of 9-2-0. The average over/under line in their games stands at 228, and they have a 6.7 differential against the over/under line for this season.

The Spurs offense is coming off a game where they scored 87 points against the Thunder. They posted a field goal percentage of 38.7% and connected on 9 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Victor Wembanyama, who holds an average of 18.6 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Devin Vassell is averaging 17.3 points per game this season.

Coming into the game, the Spurs will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 124.1 points per game (30th).

In the terms of takeaways, Spurs are causing 16.2 turnovers per game, ranking 28th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 4th in rejections, averaging 6.2 blocked shots each game.

Our projections indicate that the Kings should come out top with a projected score of 109-98.

San Antonio Spurs vs Sacramento Kings Betting Tips

  • Take the Kings on the moneyline
  • The Kings should also cover at -7
  • Our NBA model projects 207 points, and we suggest taking the under

San Antonio Spurs Injury Report

  • Keldon Johnson – Knee – Probable
  • Devin Vassell – Adductor – Out
  • Tre Jones – Hamstring – Doubtful
  • Sandro Mamukelashvili – Back – Probable

Sacramento Kings Injury Report

  • Alex Len – Ankle – Out
  • Trey Lyles – Calf – Out

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