The Brooklyn Nets (39-30) host the Sacramento Kings (41-27) on March 16, 2023 at Barclays Center. The Kings are underdogs by a three-point margin despite entering the matchup with a 5-5 record in their last 10 games. The matchup’s over/under is 238.
How to bet Nets vs. Kings
Brooklyn Nets vs. Sacramento Kings Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Nets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nets have -146 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +124 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 238 points.
Nets vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, March 16, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
Nets vs. Kings Betting Trends
The Nets have played 69 games, with 38 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has been victorious in 27, or 71.1%, of the 38 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Nets games this year have hit the over on 31 of 68 set point totals.
The Kings are 38-29-1 against the spread this year. Sacramento has won 11 of the 25 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (44%). Kings games this year have gone over the point total 34 times in 68 opportunities (50%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Nets vs. Kings Injury Report
Kings: Richaun Holmes: Out (Illness), Trey Lyles: Out (Suspension), KZ Okpala: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
With 113.8 points per game on offense, Brooklyn is 18th in the NBA. Defensively, it allows 113.1 points per contest, which ranks 12th in the league. The Nets are posting 114.4 points per game this season in home games, which is 1.2 more points than they’re averaging in away games (113.2). On offense, the Nets have increased their output a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 115 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 113.8 they’ve put up over the course of this season.
Brooklyn is draining 12.8 three-pointers per game this season (ninth-ranked in NBA), and it sports a 38.3% three-point percentage (fourth-best). The Nets have taken 60.7% two-pointers and 39.3% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s buckets, 69.4% are two-pointers and 30.6% are threes.
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento is the best team in the NBA in points scored (121.2 per game) but third-worst in points conceded (118.5). At home, the Kings average 124.2 points per game. On the road, they average 118. The Kings have performed better offensively in their previous 10 games, compiling 129.9 points per contest, 8.7 more than their season average of 121.2.
Sacramento makes 13.6 3-pointers per game and shoots 37.2% from beyond the arc, ranking seventh and ninth, respectively, in the league. The Kings take 58.3% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 41.7% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 68.9% of the Kings’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 31.1% are 3-pointers.
Nets vs. Kings Predictions and Pick
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