Kings vs Pelicans Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Monday, March 6, 2023

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The Sacramento Kings (37-26) square off against the New Orleans Pelicans (31-33) as 6-point favorites on Monday, March 6, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS. The matchup has a 236.5 point total.

How to bet Kings vs. Pelicans

Sacramento Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with oddsmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Kings have -225 odds to pick up the win, while the Pelicans are listed at +185 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 236.5 points.

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Kings vs. Pelicans Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, March 6, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Arena: Golden 1 Center

Kings vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

The Kings are 34-28-1 against the spread this year. Sacramento has been victorious in 27, or 67.5%, of the 40 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Kings games this year have gone over the total in 32 out of 64 opportunities (50%).

Against the spread, the Pelicans are 29-34-1 this season. New Orleans has been the underdog on the moneyline 34 total times this season. NOLA has finished 11-23 in those games. Pelicans games this season have gone over the total in 33 of 64 opportunities (51.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Kings Leaders
De’Aaron Fox 57 25.5 4.3 6.3 1.1 0.3 1.5
Domantas Sabonis 61 18.9 12.4 6.9 0.8 0.5 0.4
Harrison Barnes 63 15.1 4.7 1.6 0.7 0.1 1.7
Kevin Huerter 60 15.0 3.3 2.9 1.1 0.3 2.7
Malik Monk 60 13.6 2.6 3.9 0.6 0.2 1.7


Pelicans Leaders
Brandon Ingram 29 23.3 5.1 4.7 0.7 0.4 1.6
CJ McCollum 57 21.1 4.3 5.9 0.9 0.6 2.8
Jonas Valančiūnas 61 14.2 9.7 1.7 0.3 0.5 0.5
Trey Murphy III 61 12.7 3.6 1.3 1.0 0.5 2.2
Naji Marshall 59 9.5 3.7 2.5 0.8 0.2 1.0
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Kings: Richaun Holmes: Questionable (Illness), De’Aaron Fox: Questionable (Hamstring), KZ Okpala: Out (Knee)

Pelicans: Jonas Valančiūnas: Questionable (Calf), Josh Richardson: Out (Personal), Larry Nance: Out (Leg), Zion Williamson: Out (Hamstring), Jose Alvarado: Out (Lower Leg)

What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings

Although Sacramento is allowing 118.5 points per game (third-worst in NBA) on defense, its offense has been excellent, as it ranks best in the league by tallying 121.1 points per game. The Kings are scoring 124.3 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 117.7 points per contest. On offense, the Kings have increased their production quite a bit over their last 10 games, scoring 130.4 points per contest over that span compared to the 121.1 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.

With 13.4 treys per game, Sacramento ranks seventh in the NBA. It has a 36.9% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 10th in the league. So far this season, the Kings have taken 58.6% two-pointers, accounting for 69.4% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 41.4% three-pointers (30.6% of the team’s baskets).

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What you need to know about the New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans scores 114.2 points per game and allow 113.4, making them 16th in the NBA offensively and 16th defensively. In 2022-23 the Pelicans are scoring 1.2 more points per game at home (114.8) than on the road (113.6). The Pelicans have fared worse offensively in their past 10 games, tallying 109.3 points per contest, 4.9 fewer points their than season average of 114.2.

New Orleans is the fifth-worst team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.6 per game) and 21st in 3-point percentage (35.2%). The Pelicans take 34.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 25.3% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 65.6% of their shots, with 74.7% of their makes coming from there.

Kings vs. Pelicans Predictions and Pick

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