Los Angeles Lakers at Sacramento Kings - 3/3/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Sacramento Kings (13-21) vs Los Angeles Lakers (24-12)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)
Betting Odds: Sacramento Kings +4 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers need a win after losing six o their last nine games. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 111.3 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.6 points on 44.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.5 points and 8.1 rebounds while Anthony Davis is averaging 22.5 points and three assists. Dennis Schroder is the third double-digit scorer and Montrezl Harrell is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game.
The Sacramento Kings need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 114.4 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 120.3 points on 49.2 percent shooting. De'Aaron Fox is averaging 22.8 points and 3.2 rebounds while Harrison Barnes is averaging 16.6 points and 3.5 assists. Buddy Hield is the third double-digit scorer and Marvin Bagley III is grabbing 7.6 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 40.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.
The Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games. The Kings are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 home games and 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Lakers last 7 overall. The over is 46-22 in Kings last 68 overall. The Lakers are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Sacramento and 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Los Angeles Lakers are on the end of a back to back and haven't played well without AD, but nothing beats what the Kings are going through. The Sacramento Kings have lost 11 of their last 12 tries, losing their last five games by an average of 7.8 points and are 6-13 against the spread at home. If the Lakers can't win this game while covering the reasonable number, there are serious issues and Davis needs to come back ASAP.