New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/4/2020 Spread Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/4/2020 – The Sacramento Kings snapped their eight-game losing streak and will look to ride the momentum when they host the New Orleans Pelicans at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. NBC Sports California will be airing the game on television this Saturday, January 4 at 8:30 pm Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will have the game available for its subscribers and stream will also be featured at SofaScore. Unlike the Kings, the Pelicans are coming off a loss that snapped their winning streak. Moneyline NBA Betting is picking the Kings owning the advantage on this home game over the Pelicans.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/4/2020
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/4/2020 Betting Odds
New Orleans Pelicans Betting
The New Orleans Pelicans were rolling but they bumped a brick wall when they faced the Los Angeles Lakers on the road. Brandon Ingram finished that match with 22 points but he shot 10-of-27 from the field. Lonzo Ball is picking up his game as he led the team in scoring with 23 points and five assists. Derrick Favors is doing well in the paint as he did 15 points and 14 rebounds. The Lakers just outgunned the Pelicans and it is a good brush up game leading to this game against the Kings.
Players to watch: B. Ingram SF 30 GP 30 GS 34.1 MIN 25.3 PTS 0.8 OR 6.2 DR 7 REB 3.9 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.9 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 22.05 PER
J. Holiday SG 32 GP 32 GS 35.7 MIN 19.9 PTS 1.4 OR 3.5 DR 4.9 REB 6.5 AST 1.8 STL 0.8 BLK 3.1 TO 2.2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.13 PER
J. Redick SG 32 GP 28 GS 28.4 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.2 OR 2.6 DR 2.8 REB 1.9 AST 0.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 1.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.95 PER.
Sacramento Kings Betting
Buddy Hield and De’Aaron Fox let the team’s scoring charge. Hield had 26 points, seven rebounds and five three-point shots while Fox had 27 points, nine rebounds and five steals. Richaun Holmes is having a good season so far and in this game, he had 18 points and seven rebounds. Harrison Barnes and Bogdan Bogdanovic had 17 and 16 points respectively. This is a game that the Kings have been trying to emulate all-season but injuries have hampered them. The Kings should maximize the momentum they gained but in doing so, they have to play this type of gameplay to get the win over the Pelicans.
Players to Watch: B. Hield SG 35 GP 35 GS 34.3 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.9 OR 4.2 DR 5.1 REB 3.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.5 TO 2.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 14.99 PER
D. Fox PG 17 GP 15 GS 29.6 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.9 OR 2.9 DR 3.9 REB 6.9 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 2.2 AST/TO 20.5 PER
H. Barnes SF 35 GP 35 GS 35.1 MIN 15.2 PTS 1 OR 4 DR 5.1 REB 2.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 1.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 13.56 PER.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings 1/4/2020 Betting Numbers
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Sacramento are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
New Orleans Pelicans
Darius Miller SF Knee is out indefinitely
Bogdan Bogdanovic SG Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs New Orleans
New Orleans Pelicans vs Sacramento Kings Betting Picks
With Buddy Hield and De’Aaron Fox getting their tandem up and running, the Kings are slowly learning bit-by-bit to close out their games properly. Bet on NBA Games is picking them since they own home-court advantage over the Pelicans. This should be an exciting watch over the guard matchups and how Lonzo Ball’s progress would look like in this game.
Moneyline: The ML for this game is at +160 for the Pelicans if they win this game on the road against the Kings. Having the home-court advantage, the Kings are at -180.
ATS: Kings are on the -3.5 across the spread for this match against the Pelicans.
TOTALs: Pelicans are expected to go over the 223.5 total for this match while the Kings are to go under.
Score Prediction: 122 – 114 Kings