Kings vs Nuggets Prediction - NBA Picks 4/9/23

Denver Nuggets (52-29) vs Sacramento Kings (48-33)

Game Info: Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 3:30 pm (Ball Arena)

Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets +1 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Sacramento Kings and Denver Nuggets meet Sunday in NBA action at the Ball Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Sacramento Kings are averaging 121.3 points on 49.6 percent shooting and allowing 118.2 points on 49.2 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 25.2 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19.2 points and 12.4 rebounds. Kevin Huerter is the third double-digit scorer and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.

The Denver Nuggets are averaging 115.9 points on 50.5 percent shooting and allowing 112.6 points on 47.9 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 24.8 points and 11.9 rebounds, while Jamal Murray is averaging 20 points and 4 rebounds. Michael Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game.

The Kings are 36-16-1 ATS in their last 53 road games. The Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. The under is 6-2 in Kings last 8 overall. The under is 10-1 in Nuggets last 11 overall. The Kings are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Denver.

Neither team has anything to play for with them locked into their seeds, so you're betting a game with nothing but backups. The Denver Nuggets have been coasting over the last week and are losing their last 5 games by an average of 9.8 points. Still, we're getting a free point with the home team. Toss up game, give me the Nuggets at home.

Randy’s Pick Denver Nuggets +1

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