76ers vs Kings Prediction and Odds: Sixers beat Kings 103-101
Game Stats and Tweets
The Philadelphia 76ers will be hosting the Sacramento Kings this Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
The host 76ers are well on their path to make for the playoffs while the Kings are out of the playoffs battle. Added to it going in the game, 76ers will be starting as favorites as they will have a home advantage. They will be high on confidence as they defeated the Lakers by a margin of 19 points in their last game.
For the Kings, things are quite gloomy, they have struggled massively playing on roads and added to it they are on a 5-games losing streak.
76ers vs Kings Prediction: Match Odds
The Sixers pave their way to reach a position in the NBA playoffs this year. In their last 10 matches, they have won 7 and lost just 3 games. At the Wells Fargo Center, they have been slightly ahead of their opponents as they have won 12 of their 22 home games.
The Kings on the other hand have struggled and playing away from home they have won only 6 of their 22 games. In the last 10 games, they have had only 2 wins, and currently, they are on 5 games losing streak.
Kings and Sixers meet for the second time this season on Saturday. On Nov. 22, the squad from Philadelphia beat the Kings by 102-94 playing at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.
|Philadelphia 76ers||Sacramento Kings||Predicted Winner|
|Oddsshark||Spread: -10.5 (-111)||Spread: +10.5 (-111)||76ers|
|Smarkets||Odds: 1.06||Odds: 4.6||76ers|
76ers vs Kings Prediction: Game Analysis
Philadelphia should be proud of its basketball team as they have had a brilliant record in 2022. They continue their run for a playoff spot by the end of the regular season. They currently occupy the sixth position in the Eastern Conference standings and a win against the Kings could provide them a better position in the division standings.
The Sixers do not tend to concede a lot of points and they have been successful in keeping this record even this month. They have been able to maintain a solid defense throughout their games and this explains why the Sixers have been phenomenal recently.
In their game against the Heat, they only allowed the leaders of the Eastern Conference to score only 98 points at the FTX Arena in Miami. Additionally, the Sixers have been able to overcome their difficulty of scoring more points against their rivals.
Joel Embiid, Sixers’ center, continues to lead the team to the NBA playoffs and he has been one of the best players in the NBA this season. The center has the third-highest points per game average in the league and he is the leader of rebounds and blocks for the Sixers.
Originally tweeted by Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) on January 30, 2022.
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76ers vs Kings Prediction: Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
Seth Curry – Ankle Injury
Shake Milton – Back Injury
Danny Green – Hip Injury
The Kings have had a difficult NBA season and they seem to just wait until the regular season is done so that they could start planning for the next season. They currently sit in the 13th position in the Western Conference standings and their record is far from being positive. The Californians arrive at the Wells Fargo Center this Saturday carrying five losses in their bag and will be up for a difficult task to beat a playoff squad in their home court.
Surprisingly, even though the squad from California occupies a low position in the division standings, they do not have bad offensive stats, but their defensive statistics have been the reason for killing their dream of being part of a play-in tournament this season.
The Kings currently sit in the 13th position in the team’s ranking, as they tend to score at least 109 points against their opponents. Recently, despite their losses against the Pistons and the Bucks, the team managed to score 131 and 127 points respectively. The problem regarding the Californians is the fact the team does not have a strong defense and the Kings is ranked as the second-worst defense in the league.
Harrison Barnes, Kings’ power-forward, and Davion Mitchell, Kings’ shooting-guard, has the best numbers in California’s squad against the Hawks last Wednesday. Barnes had 28 points and got nine rebounds, while Mitchell scored 20 points and gave six assists.
“We’ve got a chance to win it all!”
Originally tweeted by CNN Sports (@cnnsport) on January 29, 2022.
NBA MVP candidate and @sixers superstar @JoelEmbiid talks to @AmandaDCNN about Cameroon’s run at #AFCON2021, his impressive football skills and whether he’d rather win MVP or have Cameroon lift the trophy.
76ers vs Kings Prediction: Sacramento Kings Injuries
Terence Davis – Wrist Injury
De’Aaron Fox – Ankle Injury
76ers vs Kings Prediction: Game Prediction
Saturday’s match has a clear favorite and it is difficult to predict anything different than a win for the home team. The Sixers come to this game with 3 wins in a row, while their opponents have a five-loss streak.
In addition to it, the Sixers have been efficient playing at the Wells Fargo Center and they were able to beat traditional opponents like the Celtics at home this year. On the other hand, the Kings have a very bad road record and it is difficult to imagine they will beat a playoff squad in their home ground. Therefore, for Saturday’s game, the Philadelphia 76ers have an upper hand over the visitors.