Few franchises could use a win more right now than the Kings (34-35, 21-14 home), who have had their many flaws exposed lately in a series of losses. Fortunately, they’ll have a chance to right the ship as they take on the Nets (36-36, 15-20 away) on Tuesday, March 19 at Golden 1 Center. Tip off is scheduled for 10:00 p.m. EST.
Sacramento has lost seven of its previous ten games and has been beset by a laundry list of issues. The Kings have the NBA’s 17th-ranked offensive rating and 15th-ranked defensive rating. They’re averaging 114.0 points per game on 44.0% shooting and are giving up 114.9 points per game. Sacramento is 17th in field goals allowed and seventh in three-pointers surrendered.
They’ll be tested from start to finish as they face Brooklyn. The Nets have the league’s 19th best offensive rating and are averaging 111.5 points per game on 42.0% shooting from the floor and 35.0 from beyond the arc. They’re 11th in rebounds and 20th in assists and have been led this season by D’Angelo Russell, who is putting up 20.4 points per contest. Defensively, they’re giving up 111.8 points per game on 219.0% shooting from the floor and 34.0% shooting from downtown.
These two teams have already met once this season. The last time they played on January 21st, 2019, Brooklyn won 123-94 behind 31 points from D’Angelo Russell.
The Nets are fresh off a 116-119 loss against the Clippers in Los Angeles in which they shot 14-38 from downtown. D’Angelo Russell paced the team with 32 points. The Kings, meanwhile, are hot off of a 102-129 win against the Bulls in Chicago in which they distributed 28 assists and pulled down 61 rebounds.
The Kings are 3.5-point favorites, with an over/under total of 232. Visit one of our top online betting sites to make a wager today. Bear in mind that Brooklyn is 38-34-0 against the spread this year and 36-36-0 over/under. Sacramento, meanwhile, is 41-27-1 ATS and 36-33-0 over/under.