Wednesday, October 5 2022

Who’s Playing

Boston @ Sacramento

Current Records: Boston 42-28; Sacramento 25-46

What to Know

This Friday, the Sacramento Kings are hoping to patch up the holes in a defense that has allowed an average of 115.56 points per game. They have the luxury of staying home another game and will welcome the Boston Celtics at 10 p.m. ET March 18 at Golden 1 Center. The odds don’t look promising for the Kings, but the bigger the opponent is, the harder they fall.

Sacramento came up short against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, falling 135-126. A silver lining for Sacramento was the play of power forward Domantas Sabonis, who had 22 points and seven assists along with five boards.

Meanwhile, everything went Boston’s way against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday as they made off with a 110-88 win. Point guard Marcus Smart was the offensive standout of the contest for Boston, picking up 20 points and eight assists.

Sacramento took a serious blow against the Celtics in the teams’ previous meeting in January, falling 128-75. Maybe the Kings will have more luck at home instead of on the road? Watch the matchup and check back on CBS Sports for all the details.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 10 p.m. ET
  • Where: Golden 1 Center — Sacramento, California
  • TV: NBC Sports Boston
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $32.00

Odds

The Celtics are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Kings, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Celtics as an 8.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Boston have won nine out of their last 13 games against Sacramento.

  • Jan 25, 2022 – Boston 128 vs. Sacramento 75
  • Mar 19, 2021 – Sacramento 107 vs. Boston 96
  • Feb 03, 2021 – Sacramento 116 vs. Boston 111
  • Nov 25, 2019 – Boston 103 vs. Sacramento 102
  • Nov 17, 2019 – Sacramento 100 vs. Boston 99
  • Mar 14, 2019 – Boston 126 vs. Sacramento 120
  • Mar 06, 2019 – Boston 111 vs. Sacramento 109
  • Mar 25, 2018 – Boston 104 vs. Sacramento 93
  • Nov 01, 2017 – Boston 113 vs. Sacramento 86
  • Feb 08, 2017 – Sacramento 108 vs. Boston 92
  • Dec 02, 2016 – Boston 97 vs. Sacramento 92
  • Feb 07, 2016 – Boston 128 vs. Sacramento 119
  • Dec 03, 2015 – Boston 114 vs. Sacramento 97

Source: CBSSports.com

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