At 10:00 ET, the Sacramento Kings (-918) will host the Detroit Pistons (+601) in a non-conference matchup. The Kings (-13) are favored over the Pistons and will look to improve their record of 29-20, which has them 5th in the Western Conference. The Pistons have lost three straight games and have the worst record in the NBA at 6-43. The over/under line is set at 242.5 points.

This game will be played at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento and can be seen on NBCS.

DETROIT PISTONS VS SACRAMENTO KINGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Detroit Pistons +13

This game will be played at Golden 1 Center at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, February 7th.

WHY BET THE DETROIT PISTONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 117-114 in favor of the Kings.
  • Our projections have De'Aaron Fox finishing with De'Aaron Fox points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Kings finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.9% and knocking down 16 threes.

Will the Pistons Find a Way to Win in Sacramento?

The Pistons have an O/U record of 29-19-1 this season, with 44 of their games having lower over/under lines than today's line of 242.5. On average, their games have finished with 234.9 points.

In their last game against the Magic, the Pistons lost by a score of 111-99. The O/U line for that game was 230 points, and Detroit was getting 6.5 points as the underdog.

Detroit is currently on a three-game losing streak and has an overall record of 6-43, which is 15th in the Eastern Conference. On the road, they are 2-20 compared to 4-23 at home.

This season, the Pistons have been the underdog in all but five of their games. As the underdog, they are 5-39 straight up and 22-21 ATS. Today, they are 13-point underdogs.

The Pistons come into this game ranked 23rd in scoring at 112.6 points per game. However, they have been better on the road, averaging 113.5 points compared to 111.9 at home.

Detroit is 8th in pace at 100.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 17th at 47%. They are also 7th in two-pointers made but just 29th in three-pointers made.

So far this season, the Pistons have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 30.6% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 16th in the league.

On defense, the Pistons come into the game ranked 27th in the league in points allowed at 122.3 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 125 points per contest (14th). On two point field goal attempts, the Pistons' defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.9% and allowing 38.2% from beyond the arc.

Is A Home Victory Likely for Favored Sacramento?

In their last game against the Cavaliers, the Kings lost by a score of 136-110. The O/U line for that game was 235 points, and Sacramento was getting 4.5 points as the underdog.

This season, the Kings have an O/U record of 24-24-1, and the over has hit in three straight games. Today's O/U line is set at 242.5, which is slightly higher than their season average of 236.3.

Sacramento is 29-20 on the season and is currently 5th in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 18-13 and 6-5 against teams in the Pacific Division.

When favored, the Kings have a record of 24-12 and are 18-18 ATS as the favorite. As the favorite, they have gone 5-8 straight-up and 8-5 vs. the spread.

In their games this season, the Kings have averaged a combined scoring total of 236.2 points. This is slightly lower than today's O/U line of 242.5. The Kings have gone over the O/U line in three straight games.

When playing at home, the Kings have been a high-scoring team, averaging 121.3 points per game. Overall, they are 9th in the NBA with 118.3 points per game. In terms of pace, Sacramento is 7th in the league.

One of the reasons for the Kings' high-scoring offense is their three-point shooting. They are 3rd in both three-point attempts and makes. So far, they have made 14.9 threes per game at a 37% clip.

In terms of field goal percentage, Sacramento is 11th in the league at 48%. However, they are just 26th in free throw attempts and 17th in offensive rebounds.

On defense, the Kings come into the game ranked 20th in the league in points allowed at 117.8 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 124.3 points per contest (24th). Opponents are hitting 54.4% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they're also connecting on 39.1% of their three-point attempts.