A game featuring a pair of the NBA’s best teams defending against the three-pointer will see the Sacramento Kings (20-16) favored by 1.5 points over the Atlanta Hawks (17-20) at Golden 1 Center on January 4, 2023. The Kings give up just 11.2 treys per game (fifth in league), and the Hawks allow 11.2 (fifth). A 245-point over/under is set in the matchup.
How to bet Kings vs. Hawks
Sacramento Kings vs. Atlanta Hawks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Kings have -117 odds to pick up the win, while the Hawks are listed at -103 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 245 points.
Kings vs. Hawks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, January 4, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Kings vs. Hawks Betting Trends
The Kings have 20 wins against the spread in 36 games this year. Sacramento has won 13, or 76.5%, of the 17 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Kings games this year have gone over the total in 16 out of 37 opportunities (43.2%).
In the Hawks’ 37 games this year, they have 14 wins against the spread. Atlanta has won 31.2% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (5-11). Hawks games this year have hit the over on 22 of 37 set point totals (59.5%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Kings: Kevin Huerter: Probable (Back), Malik Monk: Probable (Wrist)
Hawks: Clint Capela: Out (Calf)
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento has been lifted by its offense, as it ranks second-best in the NBA by tallying 117.9 points per game. It ranks 24th in the league in points allowed (116.7 per contest). The Kings post 122.3 points per game at home, compared to 113.6 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 8.7 points per contest. On offense, the Kings have increased their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 119.4 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 117.9 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.
This year, Sacramento is sinking 13.2 three-pointers per game (sixth-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 35.5% (15th-ranked) from downtown. The Kings have taken 57.6% two-pointers and 42.4% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s buckets, 69.2% are two-pointers and 30.8% are threes.
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta scores 115.2 points per game and give up 116.2, ranking them 11th in the league offensively and 22nd on defense. At home, the Hawks average 114.8 points per game. Away, they score 115.7. Over their past 10 games, the Hawks are scoring 119.9 points per contest, 4.7 more than their season average (115.2).
Beyond the arc, Atlanta is second-worst in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.4). And it is fourth-worst in 3-point percentage at 33.3%. The Hawks attempt 33.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 23.8% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 66.6% of their shots, with 76.2% of their makes coming from there.
Kings vs. Hawks Predictions and Pick
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