Suns vs. Kings Prediction
Are the Kings laying too many points to the Suns tonight at 10:30PM ET in Sacramento?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Boavada.lv, the Kings are 4.5-point home favorites versus the Suns while the over/under currently sits at 5 points. The total, meanwhile, sits at 217.5 after hitting the board at 218.5.
The Suns have lost seven of 10 overall and are just 5-5 against the spread over that stretch. With their 124-114 loss to the Clippers on Wednesday, the Suns have now lost five consecutive games, four of which came at home. In their loss to Los Angeles, Eric Bledsoe matched a career-high in points with 41, while also grabbing four rebounds and dishing out eight assists.
The Kings have also lost seven of 10 overall and are just 4-5 against the spread during that stretch. They're coming off back-to-back losses to the 76ers and Rockets, respectively, and have lost three of their last four games entering play tonight. DeMarcus Cousins was held in check in the loss to Houston, scoring 16 points on 5-of-16 shooting.
OUR PREDICTION: The Kings are just 2-7 against the spread in their last nine home games and have dropped four of their last five conference games at the betting window as well. They're also just 25-54-2 against the spread in their last 81 games playing on two days rest and are winless at 0-3-1 ATS in their last four games played on Friday. The Suns, meanwhile, are 12-5 at the betting window in their last 17 games coming off a double-digit loss at home.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: PHOENIX SUNS +4.5