Kings vs. Wizards Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, March 18, 2023

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Kings vs. Wizards Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, March 18, 2023

NBA Predictions

Kyle Kuzma’s Washington Wizards (32-38) will try to upset De’Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings when the Wizards take on the Kings on March 18, 2023. The line has the Kings favored by 5 points against the Wizards. A 235.5-point total has been set for the game.

Kings vs. Wizards Odds

  • Kings odds to win: -189
  • Wizards odds to win: +159
  • Spread: Kings (-5)
  • Total: 235.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Capital One Arena in Washington D.C.

Who Will Win Kings vs. Wizards?

Kings and Wizards Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Kings have a 10-7 record against the spread when favored by 5 points or more this season.

In games this year in which they were an underdog by 5 points or more, the Wizards have a 10-12-1 record against the spread.

These teams average a combined 233.6 points per game, 1.9 fewer points than the total of 235.5 set for this game.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 231.4 points per game, 4.1 fewer than the point total for this game.

The average point total in Kings games this year is 3.6 more points than the over/under of 235.5 in this matchup.

The average point total for Washington this season is 9.5 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Sacramento has a 39-29-1 record against the spread this season.

The Wizards have gone 32-36-2 ATS this season.

Kings Stats & Insights

The Kings have a +188 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.7 points per game. They’re putting up 120.9 points per game to rank first in the league and are allowing 118.2 per outing to rank 28th in the NBA.

The 42.3 rebounds per game the Kings average rank 22nd in the NBA. Their opponents record 41.9 per contest.

Sacramento hits 13.6 three-pointers per game (seventh-most in the league), 1.2 more than its opponents (12.4). It is shooting 37.1% from deep (ninth-best in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 37.2%.

The Kings’ 116.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank second in the NBA, and the 114 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 22nd in the league.

The Kings’ offense has been much better in home games (124.2 PPG) compared to road games (117.5 PPG). However, their defense has been worse in home games (119.2 PPG allowed) when compared to their play on the road (117.1 PPG allowed).

Wizards Stats & Insights

The Wizards put up 112.7 points per game (23rd in league) while allowing 113.2 per contest (14th in NBA). They have a -37 scoring differential.

Washington is 11th in the league at 43.7 rebounds per game. That’s 1.1 more than the 42.6 its opponents average.

The Wizards connect on 11.2 three-pointers per game (21st in the league) compared to their opponents’ 11.7. They shoot 35.8% from deep, and their opponents shoot 36%.

The Wizards’ 111.5 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 19th in the NBA, and the 114.1 points they concede per 100 possessions rank 23rd in the league.

Washington is scoring more points at home (113.2 per game) than on the road (112.3).

Kings Key Players to Watch

The Kings get 19 points, 12.6 rebounds and 7.1 assists from Domantas Sabonis.

This season, Fox is averaging 25.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game.

Kevin Huerter leads active Kings in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Fox averages 1.2 steals per game, while Keegan Murray has 0.5 blocks per contest.

Wizards Key Players to Watch

Kuzma has the top Wizards spot in two categories among active players: scoring (21 points per game) and rebounding (7.3 rebounds per game). He also dishes out 3.7 assists per contest.

The Wizards have gotten 10.3 points, 5.2 assists and 3.5 rebounds out of Monte Morris this season.

Kuzma cashes in on 2.5 treys per game.

Delon Wright’s two steals and Daniel Gafford’s 1.3 blocks per game are important to the Wizards’ defensive performance.

Kings vs. Wizards Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Wizards (+ 5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (235.5)

  • Prediction:
    Wizards 117 – Kings 116

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