Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions
Sacramento Kings have been struggling lately. They have been pushed among the bottom five teams in Western Conference points table and currently they are on a 7-games losing streak. Kings are desperately looking for win while Phoenix Suns on the other hand are second in Western Conference points table just below Utah Jazz. They have won last 3 of their this season’s NBA games.
The two teams, Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns will be up against each other tonight. Phoenix Suns will be hosting the visitor Sacramento Kings at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix Arizona. The game will be live streamed at 10PM EST.
The two teams have already played twice against each other in this season. Both the teams have won 1 game each, the latest one being Suns beating Kings by 116-100 points difference in December last year.
FiveThirtyEight massively favors Phoenix Suns in their Thursday night clash with Sacramento Kings. However, the latest Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions are yet to be released.The latest Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions updated on 15th April.
Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Phoenix Suns started off the season with a victory but lost the very next game to their Thursday night opponent, Sacramento Kings. However, Kings faced a defeat at the hands of Suns in very next game. The Phoenix Suns have been very much competitive this season. Currently they are placed at 2nd position in Western Conference Points table. As of now, they have played a total of 54 games this season. They have had 39 victories, 2 less than the top placed Utah Jazz and have lost 15 games, 1 more than Utah Jazz.
Their Conference record has been outstanding, winning 23 and losing just 9. In last 10 games they have lost just 1 game and won 9. The latest victory being against Miami Heat on Tuesday night. At home, they have played 30 games this season, winning 22 games and losing just 8, the Phoenix Suns will be difficult to beat at home the Kings on Thursday night. The Suns have maintained a promising away record too, that is of 17-7 win-loss ratio.
Sacramento Kings on the other hand haven’t had the kind of season that they might have hoped for. Winning just 22 games and losing 32 games have placed them among bottom 5 teams of Western Conference points table. The Kings did have a good start to their campaign by winning 3 of the first 5 games but later in the season, their performance went downwards. They are currently on 7 games losing streak.
In last 10 games, they won first three while lost the next 7 games. Their conference record hasn’t been impressive at all. They have won 10 games while lost 16 games playing the teams from their own Conference. To add to the misery of Kings, they have almost failed to keep their head high in away games. Of 27 games on road, they won just 10 and lost 17. Thursday night they will be playing an away game against a formidable opponent, Phoenix Suns. Their last victory in this season was back in March. They beat San Antonio Spurs by 132-115 points difference. They lost to Utah Jazz in their last outing.
Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions: Head to Head
Sacramento Kings are behind Phoenix Suns even in head to head stats. The two teams have played 236 games against each other as of now. Kings have managed to win 98 games while Phoenix Suns have won 138 games.
Looking at the last five clashes between the two teams, Kings have won 3 and Suns have 2 victories to their name. The last match between the two teams was in favor of Phoenix Suns.
Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to Watch
Deandre Ayton who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 14.9 points and 7.5 rebounds in this season so far. He pitched in with 19 points against Heat.
Devin Booker who is the shooting guard has carried the side with close to 26 points while the point guard Mikal Bridges needs to do better than 13.3 points per game in this season.
Jae Crowder brings the power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 79% and a field goal percentage of 40.5% in 49 games.
Cameron Payne, who plays usual guard, pitched in with 15 points and 5 assists against Heat in 27 minutes.
If Kings is looking for a win Delon Wright will have to up his game. In last game he pitched in 12 points with 0 assists and 1 rebound.
The prime guard of the side De’Aaron Fox was key player in the match against New Orleans Pelicans. In 39 minutes he scored 43 points with 6 rebounds and 6 assists.
Tyrese Haliburton is yet another important guard who has a 3-pointer conversion of 42.3% and a field goal percentage of 48.7.
Richaun Holmes who is playing as the center has 6.4 dribbles per game in addition to an efficiency rating of 22.09. Buddy Hield raised a lot of eyebrows when he contributed 14 points in 31 minutes of action.
Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Phoenix Suns is massively favored to win the upcoming clash against Sacramento Kings by FiveThirtyEight. However, the latest Phoenix Suns vs Sacramento Kings NBA Odds and Predictions will be updated on game day.
Looking at the outright predictions, the premium website Oddschecker have Suns moved up one position to 8th spot in this season. On the other hand, SMarkets are also of the same opinion, stating that both the sides carry significant chance in the post season games.