The Philadelphia 76ers (14-12) host the Sacramento Kings (14-11) on December 13, 2022 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers are favorites, by five points, in a matchup pitting one of the league’s best defensive squads in the league against one of the best offensive teams. The 76ers are third in points allowed per game (108.4), while the Kings are second in points scored (118). The over/under is 228.5 points for the outing.
How to bet 76ers vs. Kings
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Sacramento Kings Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with oddsmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -200 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +166 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228.5 points.
76ers vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Kings Betting Trends
The 76ers are 15-11-0 against the spread this year. Philadelphia has been chosen as the favorite in 14 games this year and has walked away with the win eight times (57.1%) in those games. 76ers games this year have eclipsed the over/under 13 times in 25 opportunities (52%).
In the Kings’ 25 games this season, they have 16 wins against the spread. Sacramento has gone 5-9 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 35.7% of those games). Kings games this year have gone over the point total 44% of the time (11 out of 25 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers: Danuel House: Probable (Foot), Georges Niang: Probable (Foot), Tyrese Maxey: Out (Foot)
Kings: De’Aaron Fox: Questionable (Foot), Alex Len: Out (Illness)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been lifted by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by surrendering just 108.4 points per game. It ranks 22nd in the league in points scored (110.7 per contest). The 76ers put up 111.1 points per game when playing at home, compared to 110.3 points per game in away games, a difference of 0.8 points per contest. The 76ers have seen an increase in scoring lately, racking up 114.1 points per game in their last 10 contests, 3.4 points more than the 110.7 they’ve scored this year.
With a 38.3% three-point percentage this season, Philadelphia is fourth-best in the NBA. It ranks 10th in the league by making 12.4 three-pointers per contest. The 76ers are attempting 50.9 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 61.2% of the shots they’ve taken (and 68.7% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.3 treys per contest, which are 38.8% of their shots (and 31.3% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
In 2022-23, Sacramento is second-best in the league on offense (118 points scored per game) and ranked 20th on defense (115 points conceded). The Kings average 123.3 points per game at home, and 113.1 on the road. Over their last 10 games, the Kings are putting up 112.8 points per contest, 5.2 fewer points than their season average (118).
In 2022-23, Sacramento is sixth in the NBA in 3-point makes (13.4 per game) and 14th in 3-point percentage (36%). In 2022-23, the Kings have taken 56.8% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 43.2% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 68.3% of the Kings’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 31.7% have been 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the 76ers, and we project that Kings will cover the spread (76ers -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 228.5 points.
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