The Sacramento Kings (6-6) host the Brooklyn Nets (6-8) in a cross-conference matchup on Tuesday night. Brooklyn is in the midst of a four-game West Coast road trip, and in its last game, the team lost to the Los Angeles Lakers 116-103. Meanwhile, Sacramento has won three straight games, and on Sunday, the Kings beat the Golden State Warriors 122-115. Kyrie Irving (suspension) is out for Brooklyn, with Ben Simmons (knee) and Yuta Watanabe (back) questionable.
Tip-off is scheduled for 10 p.m. ET at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif. Caesars Sportsbook lists Sacramento as a 2-point favorite in the latest Nets vs. Kings odds. The over/under for total points is set at 226.5. Before making any Kings vs. Nets picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Nets vs. Kings and locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Kings vs. Nets:
- Nets vs. Kings spread: Sacramento -2
- Nets vs. Kings Over-Under: 226.5 points
- Nets vs. Kings money line: Kings -130, Nets +110
- BK: Nets are 5-2 ATS in the last seven meetings in Sacramento
- SAC: Kings are 4-0 ATS in their last four games overall
- Nets vs. Kings picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why the Kings can cover
Guard De’Aaron Fox is blazingly quick and electric in the open floor. Fox has elite speed in transition and loves being in attack mode as the Kentucky product can put his head down and consistently get to the rim. He has a nose for the ball and will swipe his fair share of steals. The 2017 fifth-overall pick is averaging 25.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, and six assists per game. On Nov. 11, Fox finished with 32 points, seven rebounds, 12 assists, and two steals.
Guard Kevin Huerter is a solid outside shooter who spaces the floor for Sacramento. Huerter is terrific in catch-and-shoot situations, and the Maryland product is an unselfish player. Huerter is putting up 16.6 points and 3.2 assists per contest. Additionally, he’s knocking down 51 percent of his 3-point attempts.
Why the Nets can cover
Forward Kevin Durant remains lights out on a nightly basis as Durant has an impeccable offensive arsenal and an effortless jump shot. The 12-time All-Star can score in the post, driving down the lane, or with a jumper from the perimeter. Durant also has a good court vision to dish the open man. He logs 30.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game. In his last matchup, Durant supplied 31 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and two blocks.
Forward Royce O’Neale adds athleticism to the Nets’ frontcourt. O’Neale slashes to the paint well and can absorb contact down low. The Baylor product can hit open 3-pointers while owning good length and size. The 29-year-old averages 10.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game. On Nov. 7, O’Neale finished with 15 points, four rebounds, and eight assists.
How to make Nets vs. Kings picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 229 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in almost 60% of simulations. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.
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