Kings vs. Lakers Prediction
Are the Kings a good bet to upset the Lakers tonight when they visit Los Angeles at 10:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Lakers are 2-point home favorites versus the Kings after opening as a 1-point underdog. As for the total, the number currently sits at 218 after hitting the board at 218.5.
SACRAMENTO KEY TRENDS: The Kings are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games overall and have covered in four of their last five games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game. They’re also 5-2-1 against the number in their last eight games playing on one day of rest but are just 5-11-1 at the betting window in their last 17 games coming off a win.
LOS ANGELES KEY TRENDS: The Lakers have covered in seven of their last eight games overall and are a perfect 6-0 against the number in their last six games playing on three or more days of rest. They’re also 5-1 against the spread in their last six contests when their opponent scores 100 points or more in its previous game.
OUR PREDICTION: The Kings are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four games in Los Angeles and are 7-2-1 against the number in their last 10 games overall versus the Lakers. The road team has also had success in this matchup, covering in four of the last five meetings between these two teams. The Lakers, meanwhile, are just 6-15 against the spread in their last 21 games versus Western Conference foes.
TUESDAY NBA PREDICTION: SACRAMENTO KINGS +2