Kings vs Trail Blazers Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, October 19

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The Sacramento Kings host the Portland Trail Blazers at Golden 1 Center, starting at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. The Kings are 3-point favorites in the game, the first game of the 2022-23 season for the two teams. A 229-point over/under is set in the matchup.

Sacramento Kings vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with bookmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Kings have -147 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +124 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 229 points.

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Kings vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Arena: Golden 1 Center

Kings vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends

The Kings were 38-42-2 against the spread last season. Sacramento was favored on the moneyline 24 total times last season. It went 12-12 in those games. In 82 Kings games last year, 44 of them went over the total.

The Trail Blazers covered the spread 30 times in 82 games last year. Portland won 13, or 23.6%, of the 55 games it played as underdogs last season. In 82 Trail Blazers games last season, 37 of them went over the total.

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Kings

Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 59 23.2 3.9 5.6 1.1 0.4 1.3
Domantas Sabonis 62 18.9 12.1 5.2 1 0.4 0.6
Harrison Barnes 77 16.4 5.6 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.8
Malik Monk 76 13.8 3.4 2.9 0.8 0.4 2.3
Kevin Huerter 74 12.1 3.4 2.7 0.7 0.4 2.2

Trail Blazers

Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Damian Lillard 29 24 4.1 7.3 0.6 0.4 3.2
Jerami Grant 47 19.2 4 2.4 0.9 1 1.9
Anfernee Simons 57 17.3 2.6 3.9 0.5 0.1 3.1
Jusuf Nurkic 56 15.1 11.1 2.8 1.1 0.6 0.3
Josh Hart 54 14.9 7.2 4.1 1.1 0.2 1.4
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Kings vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report

Kings: Keegan Murray: Out (Health Protocols), Kevin Huerter: Probable (Ankle)

Trail Blazers: Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Trendon Watford: Out (Knee), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)

What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings

On offense, Sacramento was the 16th-ranked squad in the league (110.3 points per game) last year. Defensively, it was second-worst (115.7 points allowed per game). The Kings averaged the same number of points in home games and away from home (110.3) last season.

Sacramento was 25th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.4 per game) and 24th in 3-point percentage (34.4%) last season. Last season, the Kings took 37.7% of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.3% from inside it. In terms of made shots, 28.2% of the Kings’ baskets were 3-pointers, and 71.8% were 2-pointers.

What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers

Portland played poorly both offensively and defensively last year, ranking fourth-worst in the NBA in points per game (106.2) and fourth-worst in points allowed per game (115.1). At home, the Trail Blazers put up 108.8 points per game last season, 5.1 more than they averaged away (103.7).

Last year Portland sank 12.7 threes per game (13th-ranked in NBA) and shot 34.6% (23rd-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Trail Blazers attempted 50.3 two-pointers per game last year, which accounted for 57.8% of the shots they attempted (and 67.0% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they attempted 36.8 three-pointers per contest, which were 42.2% of their shots (and 33.0% of the team’s buckets).

Kings vs. Trail Blazers Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this game is the Kings, and we predict that Kings will cover the spread (Kings -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 229 points.

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How to bet Kings vs. Trail Blazers

You can bet on Kings vs. Trail Blazers at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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