Detroit Pistons at Sacramento Kings - 4/8/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Sacramento Kings (22-29) vs Detroit Pistons (15-36)
Game Info: Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Golden 1 Center)
Betting Odds: Sacramento Kings -5 -- Over/Under: 226.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings meet Thursday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.
The Detroit Pistons look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 107.5 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 111.3 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Jerami Grant is averaging 22.5 points and 4.8 rebounds while Hamidou Diallo is averaging 12.8 points and 1.8 assists. Josh Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Saddiq Bey is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.2 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.
The Sacramento Kings need a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 114.6 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 118.6 points on 48.8 percent shooting. De'Aaron Fox is averaging 24.6 points and 3.3 rebounds while Buddy Hield is averaging 16.5 points and 3.2 assists. Harrison Barnes is the third double-digit scorer and Richaun Holmes is grabbing nine rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 39.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game.
The Pistons are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games and 20-6 ATS in their last 26 games following a ATS loss. The Kings are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest. The over is 5-1 in Pistons last 6 overall. The under is 11-4 in Kings last 15 overall. The Pistons are 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Sacramento.
Right when you're ready to believe in the Sacramento Kings, they lose four straight games and are losing their last five games by an average of 5.8 points while allowing 49 percent shooting from the field. The Kings also lose in the favorite role by an average of 0.7 points. The Detroit Pistons have covered eight of their last 11 road games and are 22-9-1 against the spread when an underdog of five or more points. Give me the Pistons and the free buckets.