Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/15/2019 NBA Odds and Picks
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Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/15/2019 – The Sacramento Kings (4-6) are slowly finding the form that put them in playoff contention in most part of the 2018-19 season. On Friday, the Kings will stake their two-game winning run against the Los Angeles Lakers (9-2) in Luke Walton’s Staples Center homecoming. Odds-makers are bullish on the Lakers’ winning chance in this game, as the home team opened as the 8.5 points NBA betting favorites.
Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/15/2019
Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/15/2019 Betting Odds
Sacramento Kings Betting
After a rough start, the Kings are now catching up with leaders in the Western Conference standings as they just scored back-to-back wins vs. Atlanta 121-109 and Portland 107-99. Sacramento, who won four of their last five games, is getting consistent contributions from Buddy Hield, Bogan Bogdanovic and Nemanja Bjelica while De’Aaron Fox and Marvin Bagley III are nursing injuries.
Players to Watch: Buddy Hield (18.3 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 1.5 APG), De’Aaron Fox (18.2 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 6.9 APG), Harrison Barnes (15.6 PPG, 5.1 RPG, 1.8 APG)
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
A day after gutting out a tough 123-115 victory over the Phoenix Suns, the Los Angeles Lakers afforded to sit Anthony Davis against the Golden State Warriors. Davis took a day-off to take care of his rib issue. His absence was hardly felt, though, as LeBron James scored 23 points and dished out 12 assists to lead the Lakers to another big win at home.
Players to Watch: Anthony Davis (26.3 PPG, 10.4 PPG, 3.3 APG), LeBron James (23.9 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 11.1 APG), Kyle Kuzma (13.7 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 0.6 APG)
Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/15/2019 Betting Numbers
Sacramento are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.
Trevor Ariza SF Groin is OUT Friday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
DeMarcus Cousins PF Knee is out for season
Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
Without their starting point guard De’Aaron Fox, the Kings are facing a tall order of beating the Lakers, who are 7-1 on their home floor. Los Angeles also won 3 of 4 regular-season games with the Kings last season, making them hands-down sports betting favorite in this game.
Moneyline: Davis’ return in the lineup will almost assure a Lakers’ victory over the Kings. Los Angeles is 6-1 SU against Sacramento in the last 7 games.
ATS: The Lakers are 5-1 against the spread at Staples Center. On the other hand, the Kings have been competitive as of late, and that gives bettors some confidence that they can cover the spread.
TOTALs: This game will go OVER the total, which opened at 217 points. A full-force Lakers means more points on the board. Also, the Kings have been scoring pretty high numbers the past three games, including a 121-point outburst against Atlanta.
Score Prediction: 125-119 Lakers