The Sacramento Kings (12-9) host the Chicago Bulls (9-13) at Golden 1 Center, tipping off at 6:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 4, 2022. The Kings are 3-point favorites in the game. The over/under is set at 239.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet Kings vs. Bulls
Sacramento Kings vs. Chicago Bulls Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Kings as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Kings have -149 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +127 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 239.5 points.
Kings vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, December 4, 2022
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Kings vs. Bulls Betting Trends
The Kings are 14-7-0 against the spread this season. Sacramento has been victorious in eight of the 10 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Kings games this year have eclipsed the over/under 10 times in 22 opportunities (45.5%).
In the Bulls’ 22 games this season, they have 11 wins against the spread. Chicago has won six of the 16 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (37.5%). Bulls games this year have eclipsed the over/under nine times in 22 opportunities (40.9%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Kings: Trey Lyles: Questionable (Illness)
Bulls: Alex Caruso: Probable (Ankle), Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento has been led by its offense, as it ranks second-best in the NBA by averaging 120 points per game. It ranks 23rd in the league in points allowed (116.2 per contest). The Kings post 124.5 points per game when playing at home, compared to 115.2 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 9.3 points per contest. The Kings have been putting up 124.2 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 120 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Sacramento is draining 13.6 treys per game (sixth-ranked in league). It has a 36.5% shooting percentage (11th-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Kings are attempting 50.3 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 57.5% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 68.6% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 37.2 treys per contest, which are 42.5% of their shots (and 31.4% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
On offense Chicago is the 17th-ranked team in the NBA (112 points per game). Defensively it is 13th (113 points allowed per game). At home the Bulls are putting up 110.8 points per game, 2.2 fewer points than they are averaging away (113). The Bulls are putting up 112.7 points per contest in their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 112.
Beyond the arc, Chicago is fourth-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.2). It is ranked 15th in 3-point percentage at 35.3%. The Bulls attempt 32.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 67.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 24.7% of the Bulls’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 75.3% are 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Kings, and we project that Kings will cover the spread (Kings -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 239.5 points.
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