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Chicago Bulls vs. Sacramento Kings

February 3, 2024


The Sacramento Kings will travel to Chicago, Illinois to face the Chicago Bulls at the United Center with the game tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday night and will air on NBC Chicago.

Sacramento has been one of the best teams in the Western Conference and enters this game in 5th place in the Western Conference with a record of 28-19 while having won five of their last six games including Friday’s 133-122 win on the road against the Indiana Pacers. The Kings have been one of the best offensive teams in the league as they are averaging the 9th most points per game with an average of 118.11 points per game. Domantas Sabonis enters this game averaging a double-double with 19.9 points and 13 rebounds per game while also leading the team in assists with an average of 8 assists per game and leads the NBA in rebounds per game. 

Defensively, the Kings have been a below-average team as they are allowing an average of 117.41 points per game which is more than the league average of 115.53 points per game. The Sacramento Kings will look to pick up their 6th win in their last seven games when they travel to face the Chicago Bulls.

The Chicago Bulls are in 9th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 23-26 while having won two of their last three games including Wednesday’s 117-110 win on the road against the Charlotte Hornets. The Bulls play at a slower pace than the average team in the NBA which leads them to be one of the better defensive teams while also being one of the lower scoring teams as they enter this game allowing the 9th fewest points per game with an average of 112.41 points per game while averaging the 5th fewest points per game with an average of 110.98 points allowed per game. 

Nikola Vucevic enters this game averaging a double-double with 17 points and 10.5 rebounds per game and is 2nd on the team in blocks with an average of 0.82 blocks per game. The Chicago Bulls will look to build off the momentum following the win against the Hornets when they host the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.

BookMaker has the Chicago Bulls listed as 1.5-point favorites at home against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. Sacramento has won seven of the last ten including the previous three meetings while covering the spread in six of the last ten including the previous three games in the series. The Sacramento Kings are 25-21-1 ATS overall, 15-9-1 ATS on the road, and 8-4 ATS as an underdog this season while the Chicago Bulls are 25-23-1 ATS overall, 13-11-1 ATS at home, and 12-10 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Sacramento enters this game with the better record and has been the better team in the series, winning seven of the last ten including the last three meetings against Chicago. The Kings have also been the better team at covering the spread in the series, covering in six of the last ten including the last three matchups which is why I am buying the .5 point and taking the points with the Sacramento Kings when they travel to face the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. 

Spooky Express Pick: Sacramento Kings +2