Warriors vs. Kings Prediction
Will the Warriors cash for bettors as a double-digit favorite when they visit the Kings at 10:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Kings are 12-point home underdogs versus the Warriors after opening as an 11.5-point dog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 228 but has been bet down a full two points to 226.
Golden State has won nine of 10 games overall and is 7-2-1 against the spread over that stretch. The team's 133-120 win over the Clippers on Thursday, Stephen Curry hit 11-of-23 shots and 3-of-10 3-pointers for 29 points, three rebounds, 11 assists and three steals in 37 minutes. Kevin Durant also finished with 26 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists.
Sacramento is just 3-7 over its last 10 games and is 4-5-1 at the betting window over that same span. The Kings have lost three straight games, including losing to the Suns 105-103 on Friday night. In the loss, DeMarcus Cousins posted his second triple-double of the season, scoring 22 points with 12 rebounds, 12 assists, one steal and two blocks.
OUR PREDICTION: The Warriors have covered in nine of their last 11 games versus the Kings and are 8-2-1 against the number in their last 11 games overall. They're also 10-2-1 at the betting window in their last 13 games after scoring more than 125 points in their previous game and are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games coming off a win of more than 10 points.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS -12