The Sacramento Kings (32-25) will play as 11-point favorites as they hope to outscore their opponent in a matchup of two of the NBA’s best offenses when they face the Portland Trail Blazers (28-30) on February 23, 2023 at Golden 1 Center. The over/under in this contest is 235.5.
How to bet Kings vs. Trail Blazers
Sacramento Kings vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 11 points, with bookmakers listing the Kings as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Kings have -538 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +405 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 235.5 points.
Kings vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, February 23, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Kings vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Kings are 30-26-1 against the spread this season. Sacramento has been victorious in 23, or 65.7%, of the 35 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Kings games this year have eclipsed the over/under 46.6% of the time (27 out of 58 games with a set point total).
The Trail Blazers have 28 wins against the spread in 58 games this season. Portland has won 11 of the 29 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (37.9%). Trail Blazers games this season have gone over the total in 28 of 58 opportunities (48.3%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Kings: KZ Okpala: Out (Knee)
Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Calf), Jerami Grant: Out (Rest), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Damian Lillard: Out (Rest), Anfernee Simons: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento has been carried by its offense, as it ranks best in the NBA by tallying 119.5 points per game. It ranks 23rd in the league in points allowed (117.2 per contest). The Kings are putting up 123.6 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are averaging 115.2 points per contest. The Kings’ offense has been less effective over their last 10 games, putting up 118.1 points a contest compared to the 119.5 they’ve averaged this year.
Sacramento is making 13.2 three-pointers per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) this season, while owning a 36.5% three-point percentage (ninth-ranked). The Kings are attempting 51.1 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 58.5% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 69.3% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 36.3 threes per contest, which are 41.5% of their shots (and 30.7% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
Portland puts up 114.9 points per game and give up 115, ranking them 11th in the league on offense and 18th defensively. In 2022-23 the Trail Blazers are scoring 9.6 more points per game at home (119.5) than away (109.9). The Trail Blazers are tallying 119.1 points per contest in their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 114.9.
With 13 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 37.4% from beyond the arc, Portland is eighth and eighth in the league, respectively, in those categories. The Trail Blazers attempt 41.1% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 32% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 58.9% of their shots, with 68% of their makes coming from there.
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