A matchup between a pair of the NBA’s sharpest shooting teams will see the Sacramento Kings (44-29, 13.8 threes per game) take on the Utah Jazz 35-38, (13.8 threes per game) at Golden 1 Center on March 25, 2023. The Kings are 9.5-point favorites. The over/under for the matchup is 235 points.
How to bet Kings vs. Jazz
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Kings as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Kings have -430 odds to pick up the win, while the Jazz are listed at +337 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 235 points.
Kings vs. Jazz Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 25, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Kings vs. Jazz Betting Trends
In the Kings’ 73 games this season, they have 41 wins against the spread. Sacramento has been chosen as the favorite in 46 games this year and has walked away with the win 32 times (69.6%) in those games. The Kings have eclipsed the over/under in 52.1% of their opportunities this year (38 times in 73 games with a set point total).
The Jazz have played 73 games, with 40 wins against the spread. Utah has compiled an 18-21 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 46.2% of those games). The Jazz have hit the over 58.9% of the time this year (43 of 73 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Kings vs. Jazz Injury Report
Jazz: Russell Westbrook: Out (Not With Team), Rudy Gay: Out (Lower Back), Collin Sexton: Out (Hamstring), Jordan Clarkson: Out (Hand), Lauri Markkanen: Out (Hand)
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Because of Sacramento’s defensive struggles this season, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA with 118.6 points allowed per game, it has had to lean on its offense, which ranks best in the league tallying 121.1 points per game. The Kings average 124.1 points per game in home games, compared to 118 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 6.1 points per contest. The Kings’ offense has been very consistent recently, averaging the same 121.1 points per game in their last 10 games as they have the entire 2022-23 season.
Sacramento ranks top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking fifth-best in the league with 13.8 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.4% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Kings are attempting 50.6 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 57.8% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 68.3% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 37 threes per contest, which are 42.2% of their shots (and 31.7% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Utah Jazz
Utah is sixth in the NBA in points scored (117.3 per game) and 23rd in points allowed (117.8). The Jazz are putting up more points at home (118.5 per game) than away (116.2). While the Jazz are scoring 117.3 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark over their past 10 games, tallying 118 a contest.
Utah is the fifth-best squad in the league in 3-pointers made (13.8 per game) and 17th in 3-point percentage (35.8%). In 2022-23, the Jazz have attempted 57% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 43% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 67.4% of the Jazz’s buckets have been 2-pointers, and 32.6% have been 3-pointers.
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