Kings vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, March 20, 2023

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Kings vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 20, 2023

NBA Predictions

Sacramento is a 6.5-point favorite against Utah when the De’Aaron Fox-led Kings (43-27) and Kelly Olynyk’s Jazz (34-36) square off on March 20, 2023. A 238.5-point total is set for the matchup.

Kings vs. Jazz Odds

  • Kings odds to win: -255
  • Jazz odds to win: +212
  • Spread: Kings (-6.5)
  • Total: 238.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Monday, March 20, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and NBCS-CA

Who Will Win Kings vs. Jazz?

Kings and Jazz Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 6.5-point favorites this season, the Kings are 9-6 against the spread.

When they have played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this season, the Jazz are 11-3 against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 0.2 fewer points per game, 238.3, than this game’s over/under of 238.5 points.

Sacramento and Utah have seen its opponents average a combined 3.1 fewer points per game than the point total of 238.5 set in this game.

The average total the Kings have had set in matchups this season is 0.7 more points than this outing’s point total.

Utah’s games this year have averaged an over/under of 234.5 points, 4.0 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

Sacramento has a 40-29-1 record against the spread this season.

The Jazz have gone 39-31-0 ATS this season.

Kings Stats & Insights

The Kings have a +202 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.9 points per game. They’re putting up 121.1 points per game to rank first in the league and are giving up 118.2 per contest to rank 27th in the NBA.

The Kings average 42.3 rebounds per game (22nd in the league) compared to the 42.0 of their opponents.

Sacramento knocks down 13.7 three-pointers per game (seventh-most in the league), 1.3 more than its opponents (12.4).

The Kings score 117.0 points per 100 possessions (second in the league), while allowing 114.0 points per 100 possessions (22nd in the NBA).

The Kings have scored at a much higher rate when playing at home than away from home in the 2022-23 season (124.2 at home versus 117.9 on the road), and have also given up more points at home than away from home (119.2 opponent points per home game versus 117.1 on the road).

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz score 117.2 points per game (sixth in NBA) and allow 117.2 (22nd in league) for a 0 scoring differential overall.

The 45.5 rebounds per game Utah accumulates rank sixth in the league, 2.2 more than the 43.3 its opponents grab.

The Jazz make 13.8 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league) at a 35.9% rate (16th in NBA), compared to the 12.1 per game their opponents make, at a 36.5% rate.

The Jazz rank 12th in the league averaging 113.4 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 21st, allowing 113.6 points per 100 possessions.

At home Utah is scoring 118.4 points per game, 2.2 more than it is averaging away (116.2).

Kings Key Players to Watch

Domantas Sabonis has a statline of 19.2 points, 12.5 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game.

Fox puts up 25.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game.

The Kings get 2.7 three-pointers per game out of Kevin Huerter.

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

Jazz Key Players to Watch

The Jazz go-to guy, Olynyk, leads active Jazz players in both scoring (12.0 points per game) and assists (3.4 assists per game).

Walker Kessler has per-game averages of 8.6 points, 0.8 assists and 8.4 rebounds this season.

Olynyk hits 1.4 threes per game.

The Jazz’s defensive efforts get a lift from Olynyk (0.9 steals per game) and Kessler (2.3 blocks per game).

Kings vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 6.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (238.5)

  • Prediction:
    Kings 119 – Jazz 118

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