Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/7/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
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Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/7/2020 – The Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers are chasing the last spot of the NBA Western Conference playoffs. Both teams are set to clash this Saturday, March 7 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. NBC Sports Northwest is the official broadcast partner for this game and they will be showing the game live on television at 10:00 pm Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game through online live streaming and for non-subscribers, SofaScore is an alternative site. The Trail Blazers are glad to be hosting this game at home as they are given by NBA Betting Lines Explained the advantage to prevail against the Sacramento Kings.
Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/7/2020
Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/7/2020 Betting Odds
Sacramento Kings Betting
The Sacramento Kings snapped their three-game winning streak in their last game against the Philadelphia 76ers by 17 points. This team is the dark horses to take the 8th and final spot of the NBA Playoffs from the Memphis Grizzlies as they are coming in strong winning six of their last ten games. DeAaron Fox and Buddy Hield combined for the team’s 45 points in their recent loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. A good sign was most players are buying into the goal of the Kings to make the playoffs with six players doing double-figure contributions. This team just needs to focus on winning the fourth period where they were outplayed by their opponents.
Players to watch: D. Fox PG 42 GP 40 GS 31.7 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.7 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 6.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 20.1 PER
B. Hield SG 61 GP 44 GS 32.3 MIN 19.9 PTS 0.9 OR 4 DR 4.9 REB 3.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.21 PER
H. Barnes SF 61 GP 61 GS 34.8 MIN 14.7 PTS 0.9 OR 3.9 DR 4.8 REB 2.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.21 PER
Portland Trail Blazers Betting
The Portland Trail Blazers got Damian Lillard back and looks to make another huge run as the regular season ends in five weeks. But in their last game against the Phoenix Suns, Lillard did 24 points but had to shoot 6-of-16 shots in that night. CJ McCollum is the team’s scoring leader with 25 points until Lillard gets the rust off. Hassan Whiteside did 23 points, 20 rebounds and four blocks in that game but Carmelo Anthony shot only 25% from the field to finish with seven points.
Players to Watch: D. Lillard PG 55 GP 55 GS 36.9 MIN 29.4 PTS 0.5 OR 3.8 DR 4.3 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.9 TO 1.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 26.76 PER
C. McCollum SG 59 GP 59 GS 35.9 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 4.2 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.9 TO 2.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 17.32 PER
H. Whiteside C 58 GP 58 GS 31.1 MIN 16.1 PTS 4 OR 10.2 DR 14.2 REB 1.2 AST 0.4 STL 3.1 BLK 1.9 TO 3 PF 0.7 AST/TO 25.03 PER
Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers 3/7/2020 Betting Numbers
Sacramento are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
Richaun Holmes PF Shoulder is upgraded to “?” Saturday vs Portland
Portland Trail Blazers
Carmelo Anthony SF Wrist injured last game, is “?” Saturday vs Sacramento
Sacramento Kings vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Picks
The Sacramento Kings are seen as the underdogs in this game by Top Online Sportsbook. It is easy for the odds to favor the Trail Blazers as this team loves to play at home and had better success.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Kings is at +158 while the Trail Blazers are given -172 at home.
ATS: 5.5 points across the spread is given to this matchup with the Kings at +5.5 while the Trail Blazers are on the other side with -5.5.
TOTALs: 229.5 is the predicted total for this game with the Kings going over while the Blazers being the team under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 111 Trail Blazers