NBA gambling expectations remain low for the Sacramento Kings as they are a team in transition that has brought subpar value to the NBA odds.
TNT will telecast Thursday night’s NBA matchup between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Clippers with game time set for 9:30 PM ET. Sports-Gambling will have the side and total odds on this one so be sure and open your account.
Sacramento has a basketball gambling record of 4-9 both straight up and against the spread with 7 of their games going under the total. The Kings are coming off a 94-83 loss at Utah which was their 2nd consecutive defeat and 8th in their last 9 games. Sacramento has gone under the total in 7 of their last 8 games.
The Kings are one of the worst offensive teams in the NBA as they rank 27th for scoring while ranking 17th for defense.
The Clippers are 2-13 straight up and 6-9 with the basketball odds as 8 of their games have gone over the total. The Clippers are coming off a rare win as they defeated the New Orleans Hornets 99-95 as Eric Gordon had 27 points and Griffin added 24.
Gordon leads the Clippers with 23.6 points per game while Griffin is averaging 18.9 points per game along with a team best 11 boards per game.
The Kings have gotten the money in just 3 of their last 16 games when coming off 2 days rest and are 1-6 against the spread following a straight up loss. Sacramento is also just 1-6 against the spread when facing a team with a loss. The Clippers have had long term struggles in the Western Conference with just 27 payouts in their last 82 games.
Los Angeles also has a NBA gambling problem with success as they are just 22-46 against the number when coming off a straight up win. The Clippers have covered just 3 of their last 15 games versus teams with a losing record.
The home team has paid out in 5 of the last 6 meetings in this head to head series which has gone under the total in 7 of the last 9 meetings in LA.