Kings vs. Trail Blazers Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Trail Blazers are a 12-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 199 points.
Sacramento comes in with a 4-11 record and 5-9-1 ATS after an 86-82 home win over Portland Friday night. The Trail Blazers are 8-7 overall and 5-8-2 ATS following the loss to the Kings. The four meetings since the start of last season have gone 2-2 straight up and ATS. The over-under has gone 2-2.
In the win over Portland, Sacramento was led by Willie Cauley-Stein with 22 points and 10 rebounds off the bench. George Hill and Garrett Temple each scored 14. Kosta Koufas added 10 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals off the bench. The Kings outscored the Blazers 26-22 in the fourth quarter.
Portland was paced by Damian Lillard with 29 points and four assists in the loss to Sacramento. CJ McCollum had 19 points, three boards, three assists and three steals. Noah Vonleh added seven points and six boards off the bench. The Trail Blazers shot only 30-for-81 from the floor including 7-for-25 from 3-point range
The under is 17-4 in the last 21 meetings in Portland. Sacramento is 0-6-1 ATS in its last seven road games against a team with a winning home record.
Sacramento lost by 46 in its last road game and have lost their last three road games all by at least 18 points. The Blazers are going to be hot for some revenge against an inferior team. Expect a blowout here.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS -12.5