Portland Trail Blazers vs Sacramento Kings Prediction NBA Picks 4/14/24

Sacramento Kings (45-36) vs Portland Trail Blazers (21-60)

Game Info: Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 3:30 pm (Golden 1 Center)

Betting Odds: Sacramento Kings -2000 / Portland Trail Blazers +1000 --- Over/Under: 211.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Portland Trail Blazers and Sacramento Kings meet Sunday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Trail Blazers vs Kings prediction.

Portland Trail Blazers Betting Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers recently lost to the Celtics, Pelicans, Warriors, and Rockets. The Portland Trail Blazers are averaging 106.8 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 115.5 points on 49.1 percent shooting. Anfernee Simons is averaging 22.6 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Jerami Grant is averaging 21 points and 3.5 rebounds. Deandre Ayton is the third double-digit scorer and Dalano Banton is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Portland Trail Blazers are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.

Sacramento Kings Betting Preview

The Sacramento Kings are coming off losses to the Thunder, Pelicans, and Suns. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 116.5 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 115.1 points on 48.1 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 26.5 points and 4.6 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19.4 points and 13.7 rebounds. Malik Monk is the third double-digit scorer and Keegan Murray is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Kings rank T1st in the league for opponent offensive rebounds per game this season (8.9).
  • The Kings rank 30th in the league for free throw percentage this season (74.4%).
  • The Trail Blazers rank 30th in the league for assists per game this season (23.2).
  • The Trail Blazers rank 30th in the league for H2 points per game this season (52.6).

Trail Blazers vs Kings prediction

The Trail Blazers have nothing to play for, while the Kings need a win, as they could finish anywhere from the eighth seed to the 10th seed in the west. The Kings should be favored, and they should win. However, the Kings have been a shaky team since the injuries to Monk and Huerter and that includes losses in 5 of their last 6 games. The Trail Blazers don't win much, but they've covered 39 games this season and have a young roster that plays hard. The Trail Blazers also beat the Kings by 17 points as 8.5 point underdogs a day after Christmas. Lots of points here. I'll take a shot with the Trail Blazers. 

Randy’s Pick Portland Trail Blazers +16.5

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