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Sacramento is 27-19 this season, which is good for 5th place in the Western Conference. In games against other Western Conference teams, they are 18-13 compared to 9-6 against the East.
On the road, the Kings are 13-11 this season, and they are favored by 3 points in today’s game. Against the spread, they are 14-10 on the road and 17-18 as the favorite.
Sacramento’s O/U record for the season is 21-24-1, and the under has hit in their last three games. Today’s O/U line of 248 is higher than 44 of their previous games, and their games have averaged 235.5 points.
In their last game, the Kings lost to the Heat by a score of 115-106. The O/U line for that game was 228, and Sacramento was a 2.5-point underdog going into the game.
In terms of their ATS record, the Kings are 24-22 for the season and have failed to cover in their last two games. Today’s game will be their 2nd straight game with an ATS line of -2.5.
Pacers want to recover the winning days
Indiana’s games have averaged 247 points per game this season, which is right in line with today’s O/U line of 248. So far, the Pacers have gone 29-20 on the over/under this season, and 36 of their games have had lower O/U lines than today’s.
In their last game against the Knicks, the Pacers lost 109-105 as 2-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 234 points, and Indiana’s ATS record for the season is 27-20.
Indiana has lost their last two games, and they are currently the underdog at home against the Kings. As the underdog, the Pacers have gone 15-14 this season, and they are 17-10 ATS as the underdog.
This season, Indiana is 27-22 overall in the NBA standings, which puts them in 6th place in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 21-13 compared to 6-9 in non-conference games.
At home, the Pacers have an average scoring margin of +6.5 points per game. Their ATS record at home is 14-10, while they are 16-9 straight-up. The team has won three straight games at home.
|SACRAMENTO KINGS vs INDIANA PACERS
|Location of the Game: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis
|Date and Time: Friday, February 2nd 7:30 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NBA Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and Sport Betting AI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Sacramento Kings 117 – Indiana Pacers 116
Sport Betting AI Picks: ATS Pacers +3 | ML Kings -148 | UNDER 248
Kings vs Pacers Betting Odds
Sacramento Kings Game Analysis
This season, the Kings are 9th in the NBA in scoring at 118.1 points per game. However, on the road, they are averaging 115.2 points per game.
Sacramento is 12th in the league in field goal percentage at 47%. They are also 4th in the NBA in two-point field goal percentage at 56%.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Kings are 4th in made threes at 14.9 per game. However, they are only shooting 37% from beyond the arc.
Heading into their matchup against the Indiana Pacers, the Sacramento Kings are allowing 117.4 points per game, which is 20th in the NBA. On the road, they are giving up 114.2 points per contest, which is 13th in the league.
So far this season, opponents have made 56.5% of their three-point attempts against Sacramento, which is 22nd in the NBA. In terms of overall field goal percentage allowed, the Kings are 21st at 48.4%.
Over their last five games, Sacramento has been even better defensively, allowing just 112.8 points per game. During that stretch, opponents have made just 40.7% of their three-point attempts. In the case of the NBA injuries, Sasha Vezenkov (Ankle) is questionable for this game.
Indiana Pacers Game Analysis
Indiana comes into the game as the NBA’s top-scoring team, averaging 124.4 points per game. They have been particularly strong at home, where they are averaging 126.8 points per game.
The Pacers’ offense has been efficient overall, as they lead the league in field goal percentage at 50%. They also rank 3rd in true shooting percentage.
When it comes to three-point shooting, Indiana is 6th in the league in percentage at 38%. In terms of pace, they are 3rd in the NBA at 101.8 possessions per game.
Indiana has been excellent at defending the three-point line, as they are giving up just 10.8 made threes per game, which is the best mark in the NBA.
Overall, opponents are shooting 50.4% from the field against the Pacers, which is the 30th worst mark in the league. However, over their last five games, they have been better in this regard, giving up just 49.1% shooting. Only Bennedict Mathurin (Toe) is questionable for this game, affecting their NBA player stats.
Sacramento Kings vs Indiana Pacers Head-to-Head
In the last five head to head matchups, the Pacers have had the upper-hand, going 3-2. Over the last three head-to-head matchup between the Kings and Pacers, the Kings have the edge vs. the spread at 2-1, but the Kings actually have a positive scoring differential of 5 points per game.
Across the last three head to head Kings vs Pacers matchups, the teams have averaged 235 points per game with an over/under record of 2-1. The last three times they have faced off with the Pacers as the home team, the OU record is 2-1.