The Sacramento Kings (26-19) host the Memphis Grizzlies (31-15) on January 23, 2023 at Golden 1 Center, where the Kings are 2.5-point favorites in a contest featuring two of the highest-scoring squads in the league. The Kings are first (120 ppg), and the Grizzlies are fifth (117.4). The matchup has a 245.5 point total.
How to bet Kings vs. Grizzlies
Sacramento Kings vs. Memphis Grizzlies Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Kings have -136 odds to pick up the win, while the Grizzlies are listed at +115 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 245.5 points.
Kings vs. Grizzlies Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, January 23, 2023
- Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Kings vs. Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Kings have 25 wins against the spread in 45 games this season. Sacramento has been the favorite in 25 games this season and has come away with the win 18 times (72%) in those contests. The Kings have eclipsed the over/under in 47.8% of their opportunities this year (22 times in 46 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Grizzlies are 22-21-3 this season. Memphis has won 14.3% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (1-6). The Grizzlies have gone over the point total 50% of the time this year (23 of 46 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||30||16.1||6.7||0.9||1||3.3||1.5|
Kings: Chimezie Metu: Questionable (Ankle)
Grizzlies: Ja Morant: Questionable (Ankle), Steven Adams: Questionable (Knee), Danny Green: Out (Acl/Lcl)
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento sports a top-five offense this year, ranking best in the league with 120 points per game. On defense, it ranks 24th with 117.1 points allowed per contest. The Kings are scoring 124.3 points per game when playing at home. When playing on the road, they are averaging 114.6 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Kings have been putting up 127.1 points per contest, an average that’s significantly higher than the 120 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Sacramento is draining 13.5 three-pointers per game (seventh-ranked in league). It sports a 36.7% shooting percentage (10th-ranked) from beyond the arc. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Kings have taken 58% two-pointers (accounting for 68.8% of the team’s baskets) and 42% threes (31.2%).
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Offensively, Memphis is the fifth-best squad in the league (117.4 points per game). Defensively, it is seventh (111.9 points allowed per game). The Grizzlies are putting up more points at home (120 per game) than away (114.8). The Grizzlies are posting 124.5 points per contest over their past 10 games, which is 7.1 more than their average for the season (117.4).
With 11.5 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35% from beyond the arc, Memphis is 18th and 20th in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Grizzlies attempt 35.3% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 64.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.2% of the Grizzlies’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 73.8% are 2-pointers.
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