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Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings
February 26, 2024
The Miami Heat will travel to Sacramento, California to face the Sacramento Kings at the Golden 1 Center with the game scheduled to start at 10:00 PM ET on Monday night and will air on NBA TV, NBC Sports California, and the Sun Network.
Miami Heat Team Preview
The Miami Heat enter this game with a record of 31-25 which puts them in 7
place in the Eastern Conference while having won five of their last six games and are on a three-game winning streak following Friday’s 106-95 win on the road against the New Orleans Pelicans.
The success of the Heat this season can be attributed to their defensive play as they are allowing the 4
fewest points per game in the NBA, however, because they play at a slower pace than the average team in the league it leads them to be one of the lower-scoring teams as they enter this game ranked 27
in the NBA in scoring with an average of 110.58 points per game.
Bam Adebayo has played a pivotal role in the success of the Heat this season and enters this game averaging a double-double with 20.3 points and 10.6 rebounds while also leading the team in blocks with an average of 1 block per game. The Miami Heat will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they travel to face the Sacramento Kings.
Sacramento Kings Team Preview
The Sacramento Kings enter this game with a record of 33-23 which puts them in 5
place in the Western Conference following Sunday night’s 123-107 win on the road against the Los Angeles Clippers which also extended their winning streak to three games.
The Kings have been one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA as they rank 8
in scoring with an average of 118.56 points per game, however, the fast pace Sacramento plays at leaves them vulnerable defensively as they rank 21
in the NBA in points allowed per game with an average of 118 points allowed per game.
Domantas Sabonis has played a pivotal role in the success the Kings have had this season as he enters this game averaging a double-double with 20.2 points and 13.2 rebounds while also leading the team in assists with an average of 8.4 assists per game.
The Sacramento Kings will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they host the Miami Heat on Monday night.
Odds and Series Trends
has the Sacramento Kings listed as 7.5-point favorites at home against the Miami Heat on Monday night. Miami has won six of the last ten and two of the previous three meetings. The Kings have covered the spread in six of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series.
The Miami Heat are 27-28-1 ATS overall, 15-12-1 ATS on the road, and 12-13 ATS as an underdog this season while the Sacramento Kings are 29-26-1 ATS overall, 11-14 ATS at home, and 18-19-1 ATS as a favorite on the year.
Sacramento enters this game with a better record, however, Miami has been the better team in the series, winning six of the last ten and two of the previous three contests.
However, the Kings have been the better team at covering the spread in the series, covering the spread in six of the last ten and two of the previous three matchups while also being the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 29-26-1 ATS overall while the Heat are 27-28-1 ATS overall.
Buy the .5 point and lay the points with the Sacramento Kings when they host the Miami Heat on Monday night.
Spooky Express Pick: Sacramento Kings -7
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