Kings vs. Nets Prediction
Are the Brooklyn Nets a good bet to cover the point spread when they host the Sacramento Kings at 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday night?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Brooklyn. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Nets are 5-point home favorites versus the Kings, who opened as a 6-point road underdog. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 206.5 points after hitting the board at 209.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: Brooklyn. As of Wednesday morning, 61% of bets are on the Nets and 75% of the money is also on Brooklyn to cover the spread tonight.
Injury Report: George Hill (quad) is probable to play tonight while D'Aaron Fox (quad) is doubtful and Harry Giles (knee) is out for the Kings. For the Nets, D'Angelo Russell (knee) is out and Jeremy Lin (knee) has been out for the year since October.
Who We Like: Brooklyn. The Kings are 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games against the Nets and 1-7 at the betting window in their last eight games in Brooklyn. Sacramento is also 1-4-1 against the spread in its last six games playing on no rest, is 4-10-2 against the number in its last 16 games versus Eastern Conference opponents and is 16-34-1 at the betting window in its last 51 games versus Atlantic opponents.
Meanwhile, the Nets are 10-1 against the spread in their last 11 games versus Western Conference opponents, are 7-2 against the number in their last nine games coming off a loss, and are 8-3 at the betting window in their last 11 games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game. In their last 13 games versus an opponent that scored 100 points or more in their previous game, Brooklyn is also 9-4 ATS.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: BROOKLYN NETS -5