Raptors vs Kings Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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The Toronto Raptors (13-14) host the Sacramento Kings (14-12), with the matchup beginning at 7:30 PM ET from Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. The Raptors are 4.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup has a 232 point total.

How to bet Raptors vs. Kings

Toronto Raptors vs. Sacramento Kings Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Raptors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -196 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +164 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 232 points.

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Raptors vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Arena: Scotiabank Arena

Raptors vs. Kings Betting Trends

The Raptors have 14 wins against the spread in 27 games this season. Toronto has been victorious in 10, or 62.5%, of the 16 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Raptors games this year have gone over the total in 12 out of 26 opportunities (46.2%).

In the Kings’ 26 games this year, they have 16 wins against the spread. Sacramento has won 33.3% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (5-10). Kings games this season have hit the over on 11 of 26 set point totals (42.3%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Raptors

Raptors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 17 24.9 8.8 7.1 1.1 0.5 1.3
Gary Trent Jr. 24 17.2 2 1.5 1.6 0.1 2.3
Fred VanVleet 21 17 3.5 6.4 1.7 0.5 2.7
Scottie Barnes 24 13.9 7 4.6 0.9 0.8 1.2
Chris Boucher 23 11.4 6.1 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.9

Kings

Kings Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 23 22.3 4.9 5.4 1 0.5 1.8
Domantas Sabonis 26 17.3 11.3 6.4 0.8 0.5 0.4
Kevin Huerter 26 15.3 3.2 3.2 1.1 0.3 2.9
Malik Monk 26 14.5 2.3 3.8 0.7 0.2 2
Harrison Barnes 26 13.7 5.2 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.1
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Raptors: OG Anunoby: Out (Left Hip), Juancho Hernangomez: Questionable (Ankle), Otto Porter: Out (Foot), Precious Achiuwa: Out (Ankle)

Kings: De’Aaron Fox: Probable (Foot), Alex Len: Out (Illness)

What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

This year, Toronto is scoring 110.9 points per game (21st-ranked in NBA) and ceding 110 points per contest (sixth-ranked). At home, the Raptors are averaging 2.3 more points per game (112.1) than they are on the road (109.8). The Raptors’ offense has been less productive over their last 10 games, putting up 108.1 points a contest compared to the 110.9 they’ve averaged this season.

Toronto ranks 25th in the NBA by draining 10.5 threes per contest, but it owns a 32.3% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks fifth-worst in the league. In terms of shot breakdown, the Raptors have taken 64% two-pointers (accounting for 74% of the team’s buckets) and 36% from beyond the arc (26%).

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What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings

Sacramento is the second-best team in the NBA in points scored (117.4 per game) and 20th in points conceded (115.3). The Kings are scoring more points at home (123.3 per game) than away (112.4). The Kings have played worse offensively over their past 10 games, scoring 111.8 points per contest, 5.6 fewer points their than season average of 117.4.

Beyond the arc, Sacramento is sixth in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (13.3). It is 16th in 3-point percentage at 35.5%. The Kings attempt 43.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 56.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.5% of the Kings’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 68.5% are 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this game is the Raptors, and we expect that Kings will cover the spread (Raptors -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 232 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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