Kings at Pelicans Prediction - NBA Picks 2/5/23
New Orleans Pelicans (26-27) vs Sacramento Kings (29-22)
Game Info: Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Smoothie King Center)
Betting Odds: New Orleans Pelicans -2 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans meet Sunday in NBA action at the Smoothie King Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Sacramento Kings Betting Preview
The Sacramento Kings are averaging 119.2 points on 49.3 percent shooting and allowing 116.2 points on 48.9 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 24.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 18.8 points and 12.4 rebounds. Harrison Barnes is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Huerter is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.2 rebounds per game.
The New Orleans Pelicans Betting Preview
The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 114.8 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 113.6 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Zion Williamson is averaging 26 points and 7 rebounds, while CJ McCollum is averaging 21.3 points and 4.4 rebounds. Brandon Ingram is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 9.6 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game.
Kings vs Pelicans Trends
The Kings are 22-8-1 ATS in their last 31 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 6-0 in Kings last 6 overall. The under is 5-2 in Pelicans last 7 overall. The under is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings in New Orleans and 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Sacramento Kings continue to win and cover numbers, and yet they keep getting disrespected by oddsmakers with these strange lines. The New Orleans Pelicans are still without their best player, they've been on the struggle bus these last couple of weeks, and they're on the end of a back to back. The Kings are 15-9 ATS on the road. Give me the free bucket.
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Randy’s Pick Sacramento Kings +2
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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