Nets vs. Kings Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, March 16, 2023

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Nets vs. Kings Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 16, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Sacramento Kings (41-27) enter their game on March 16, 2023 as a 3.5-point underdog against the Brooklyn Nets (39-30). A 238-point total has been set for the game.

Nets vs. Kings Odds

  • Nets odds to win: -154
  • Kings odds to win: +132
  • Spread: Nets (-3.5)
  • Total: 238

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York
  • TV: YES and NBCS-CA

Who Will Win Nets vs. Kings?

Nets and Kings Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season they were favored by 3.5 points or more, the Nets have a 13-14 record against the spread.

The Kings are 10-7 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this year.

The Nets and the Kings combine to average 3.0 fewer points per game than the over/under of 238 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 231.6 points per game, 6.4 fewer than the over/under for this matchup.

The Nets’ average point total in outings this year is 226.8, 11.2 points fewer than the over/under in this game.

Sacramento’s games this season have averaged an over/under of 239.7 points, 1.7 more than the point total in this matchup.

Brooklyn’s ATS record is 38-31-0 this season.

The Kings have a 38-29-1 record against the spread this season.

Nets Stats & Insights

The Nets average 113.8 points per game (18th in the league) while giving up 113.1 per contest (12th in the NBA). They have a +48 scoring differential overall.

The Nets lose the rebound battle by 4.9 boards on average. They record 40.3 rebounds per game, which ranks 29th in the league, while their opponents grab 45.2 per outing.

Brooklyn connects on 12.8 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in the league), while its opponents have made 12.0 on average.

The Nets rank fifth in the NBA with 114.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 18th in the league defensively with 112.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Nets’ offense has been much better when playing at home (114.4 PPG) compared to away games (113.2 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been much better in home games (110.2 PPG allowed) when compared to road games (115.4 PPG allowed).

Kings Stats & Insights

The Kings’ +183 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.7 points per game) is a result of putting up 121.2 points per game (first in NBA) while allowing 118.5 per contest (28th in league).

Sacramento ranks 22nd in the NBA at 42.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 41.9 its opponents average.

The Kings hit 13.6 three-pointers per game (seventh-most in the league), 1.2 more than their opponents.

The Kings rank second in the NBA with 116.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 24th defensively with 114.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 Sacramento is averaging 6.2 more points per game at home (124.2) than away (118.0).

Nets Key Players to Watch

The Nets active scoring leader is Mikal Bridges, who averages 19.0 per contest to go with 4.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists.

Nicolas Claxton adds 12.4 points, 1.8 assists and 9.1 rebounds per contest. Spencer Dinwiddie puts up 17.8 points, 5.8 assists and 3.3 rebounds a game.

Dinwiddie leads active Nets in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.4 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Bridges averages 1.1 takeaways per game, and Claxton compiles 2.5 rejections per contest.

Kings Key Players to Watch

Domantas Sabonis pours in 12.4 rebounds per game and 7.2 assists per game to go with the 19.0 points he puts up a contest.

De’Aaron Fox’s per-game averages this season are 25.6 points, 6.2 assists and 4.3 rebounds.

Kevin Huerter hits 2.8 threes per game.

The Kings’ defensive efforts get a boost from Fox’s 1.2 steals and Keegan Murray’s 0.5 blocks per game.

Nets vs. Kings Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Kings (+ 3.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (238)

  • Prediction:
    Nets 117 – Kings 116

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