Nuggets vs. Kings Prediction
Are the Denver Nuggets a great bet to cover the point spread tonight when they face the Sacramento Kings at 10:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Denver. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nuggets are 4.5-point road favorites to knock off the Kings tonight on the road. The total, meanwhile, sits at 209 points after hitting the board at 206.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: Sacramento. As of Saturday morning, 62% of betting tickets were on the Kings and 80% of the money was also on Sacramento to cover the point spread.
Injury Report: Paul Millsap remains out for the Nuggets due to a wrist injury while George Hill (personal) is questionable to play for the Kings. Out for Sacramento are Frank Mason (heel) and Harry Giles (knee).
Who We Like: Denver. The Nuggets are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four games versus the Pelicans and have covered in nine of their last 12 trips to Sacramento. The road team is also 15-7 at the betting window in the last 22 meetings between these two teams while the favorite has cashed in all four of the last four meetings.
Denver is a near-perfect 5-0-1 against the spread in its last six road games as well. The Nuggets are 6-0 against the number in their last six conference games, have cashed in six of seven overall, and are 13-4-1 ATS in their last 18 road games when facing an opponent with a home winning percentage of less than .400.
On the other side, the Kings have failed to cover in four of their last five home games, are 1-5 against the spread in their last six games overall, and are winless at 0-5 at the betting window in their last five conference games.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: DENVER NUGGETS -4.5