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Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction: Injury Report, Starting 5s, Betting Odds, and Spreads - December 3 | 2022/23 NBA Regular Season

Sacramento Kings v Los Angeles Clippers
Sacramento Kings v Los Angeles Clippers

The Sacramento Kings will face the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night at the Crypto.com Arena. The Kings are 11-9 for the season and currently sit in the seventh spot in the Western Conference, whereas the Clippers are 13-10 for the season and sit in the fifth spot in the Western Conference.

Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz in their last game and failed to cover the spread as underdogs. The Kings defeated the Indiana Pacers in their most recent game and managed to cover the spread as 4.5-point favorites.

Sacramento are 2-3 in their last five games and have managed to cover the spread in two of those contests. In their win against the Pacers, Harrison Barnes led the charge with 22 points and grabbed five rebounds; Malik Monk contributed with 20 points and six assists; and De'Aaron Fox scored 19 points, grabbed five rebounds, and served six assists.

Sacramento are scoring 119.9 points per game on 49.3% shooting, while they are giving up 117.2 points on 49.2% shooting. They are shooting 36.6% from beyond the arc and 79.9% from the free-throw line.

Sabonis and Fox synced well on the court, leading averages in scoring, assists, and rebounds per game. While the offense has been propelled thoroughly, the defense needs to step up and improve.

Los Angeles are 2-3 in their last five games and have managed to cover the spread in two of those games. Against the Jazz, John Wall led the charge with 26 points and five assists, while Reggie Jackson contributed 15 points. Paul George led the charge for Los Angeles in points and steals with averages of 23.6 and 1.6, respectively.

Los Angeles are averaging 107.2 points on 47.3% shooting while giving up 107.8 points on 45% shooting. They are shooting 35.9% from beyond the arc while allowing their opponents to shoot just 34.3% from the three-point line. They are one of the best defenses in the league right now.


Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Match Details

Fixture: Sacramento at Los Angeles Clippers

Date and Time: Saturday, December 3 at 4:00 pm ET

Venue: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, CA


Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Injury Report

PlayerTeamStatusInjury
Trey LylesSacramento KingsQuestionableIllness
Chima MonekeSacramento KingsQuestionableThigh
Norman PowellLos Angeles ClippersOut Groin
Luke KennardLos Angeles ClippersOutCalf
Paul George Los Angeles Clippers OutHamstring
Kawhi LeonardLos Angeles Clippers OutAnkle

Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Odds

TeamsMoney lineSpread
Sacramento Kings+100+1.5 (-112)
Los Angeles Clippers-118-1.5 (-108)


Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Starting 5s

Los Angeles

Point Guard - Reggie Jackson | Shooting Guard - Terrance Mann | Power Forward - Amir Coffey | Power Forward - Marcus Morris Sr. | Center - Ivica Zubac

Sacramento

Point Guard - De'Aaron Fox | Shooting Guard - Kevin Huerter | Power Forward - Keegan Murray | Small Forward - Harrison Barnes | Center - Domantas Sabonis


Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Prediction

Sacramento have hit the under in all four of their road games where the hosts have a winning home record and 9-2 ATS in their last 12 games. Los Angeles have hit the under in all six of its previous games against a team that had a losing record on the road.

I predict Los Angeles coming out of the blocks pretty strong tonight and limit the offense of Sacramento. Los Angeles to cover the spread tonight.

Pick: Los Angeles -1.5 (-108)


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Edited by Sankalp Srivastava