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Toronto Raptors vs Sacramento Kings 3/8/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Toronto Raptors vs Sacramento Kings 3-8-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Toronto Raptors vs Sacramento Kings 3/8/2020 – The defending champions Toronto Raptors have secured the second playoff berth in the NBA Eastern Conference and they hope to lock on their current position in the NBA playoff standings as well. They are still on the road and they will be visiting the Sacramento Kings for their next game on March 8 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. It is NBATV that will be giving the broadcast for this match and the live telecast will happen at 9:00 pm Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the live stream of the match while SofaScore is an alternative for non-subscribers. The Raptors are coming in with the upper hand over the Kings as predicted by Basketball Spread Betting.

Toronto Raptors vs Sacramento Kings 3/8/2020

When: March 8, 2020 9:00 PM ET
Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Toronto Raptors vs Sacramento Kings 3/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Toronto Raptors -6 (-110) 227 o (-110) -205

Sacramento Kings
+6 (-110) 227 u (-110) +175
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Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors were on a three-game skid and they have managed to bounce back with by winning back-to-back games. They are now looking to even things up with a win over the Sacramento Kings and will try to pull another winning streak to solidify their position in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. This team has been tough to beat on the road and they seem not to miss Kawhi Leonard anymore on how Pascal Siakam plays this season. He has given the team 23.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game while Norman Powell is coming out big with 16.5 points a night. Kyle Lowry is the designated leader for this team and he has been giving the team 19.5 points, 7.7 assists and 4.8 rebounds every time he steps on the basketball court.

Players to watch: P. Siakam PF 51 GP 51 GS 35.4 MIN 23.6 PTS 1.1 OR 6.3 DR 7.5 REB 3.5 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2.5 TO 2.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.64 PER

K. Lowry PG 50 GP 50 GS 36.4 MIN 19.5 PTS 0.6 OR 4.2 DR 4.8 REB 7.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 3 TO 3.2 PF 2.6 AST/TO 17.68 PER

N. Powell SG 42 GP 21 GS 29.2 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.5 OR 3.2 DR 3.8 REB 1.7 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.2 PF 1.1 AST/TO 17.18 PER

Sacramento Kings Betting

The Sacramento Kings are now the closest team to chase the Memphis Grizzlies for the last spot of the NBA Western Conference playoff picture. They are just trailing by 3.5 game and a huge run could help them seal the final playoff spot. If it was not for their loss against the Philadelphia 76ers this team could have gone an inch closer to the playoffs but fortunately, the Grizzlies managed to lose their game that day as well. So far, the Kings have been the dark horse team to make the playoffs.

Players to Watch: D. Fox PG 43 GP 41 GS 31.8 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.7 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 6.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.5 BLK 3.2 TO 2.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 20.2 PER

B. Hield SG 62 GP 44 GS 32.2 MIN 19.9 PTS 0.9 OR 3.9 DR 4.8 REB 3.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.4 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.29 PER

H. Barnes SF 62 GP 62 GS 34.9 MIN 14.7 PTS 0.9 OR 3.9 DR 4.8 REB 2.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 13.26 PER

Toronto Raptors vs Sacramento Kings 3/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Raptors are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games.
Toronto are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Sacramento.
Toronto are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Sacramento.
Toronto are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Toronto are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games played in March.

Sacramento Kings

Sacramento are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
Kings are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Sacramento’s last 9 games against Toronto.
Sacramento are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Sacramento’s last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto.
Sacramento are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games this season.
Sacramento are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Sacramento are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Toronto Raptors

Marc Gasol C Hamstring is “?” Sunday vs Sacramento
Fred VanVleet PG Shoulder is “?” Sunday vs Sacramento
Dewan Hernandez C Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Sacramento

Sacramento Kings

Marvin Bagley III PF Foot is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Toronto Raptors Sacramento Kings
34-28-0 Against the Spread 32-29-1
33-28-1 Straight Up 32-30-0
113.1 Points per Game 108.7
106.7 Points Allowed per Game 110.8
45.82 Offensive FG% 45.77
79.74 Offensive FT% 76.49
37.21 Offensive 3PT% 36.21
42.91 Defensive FG% 46.68
76.67 Defensive FT% 79.52
33.93 Defensive 3PT% 35.39

Toronto Raptors vs Sacramento Kings Betting Picks

The Kings have been streaking lately but they are going up against the defending champions for their next game. Online Sportsbook just puts the well-oiled Raptors above the Kings for this game and it is easy to see with how they are playing recently.

Moneyline: The Raptors were the team with the upper hand is given the ML of -205 while the Kings are at +175.

ATS: The total spread given to this game is six points with Toronto getting the -6 while the Kings are at +6.

TOTALs: It is 227 points on the total for this game with the Raptors are predicted to go over while the Kings are under.

Score Prediction: 117 – 110 Raptors