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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings

February 11, 2024



Two of the better teams in the Western Conference will face each other on Sunday afternoon when the Sacramento Kings travel to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to face the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Paycom Center with the game tipping off at 3:00 PM ET on Sunday.

The Sacramento Kings enter this game with a record of 30-21 which puts them in 5th place in the Western Conference following a 135-106 win at home against the Denver Nuggets on Friday which also ended their two-game losing streak. The success of the Kings this season can be attributed to their offensive play as they are averaging 118.38 points per game which ranks 9th in the NBA. Defensively, Sacramento has been a below-average team as they are allowing an average of 118.14 points per game which is more than the league average of 115.62 points per game. De’Aaron Fox has played a pivotal role in the success the Kings have had offensively this season as he leads the team in scoring with an average of 26.6 points per game. The Sacramento Kings will look to build off the momentum following Friday’s win against the Nuggets when they travel to face the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have the 4th best record in the Western Conference at 35-17, however, they are on a two-game losing streak following Saturday’s 111-146 loss on the road against the Dallas Mavericks. Oklahoma City has been an above-average team defensively as they are allowing an average of 113.02 points per game which is below the league average of 115.62 points per game. The Thunder have been one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA as they are averaging the 4th most points per game with an average of 120.76 points per game. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been one of the best players on the team as he leads the team in scoring, assists, and steals with an average of 31.1 points, 6.6 assists, and 2.24 steals per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to end their two-game losing streak when they host the Sacramento Kings on Sunday.

BookMaker has the Oklahoma City Thunder listed as 3-point favorites at home against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. Sacramento has won nine of the previous ten including eight straight games in the series while having covered the spread in eight of the last ten including the previous four games in the series. The Sacramento Kings are 27-23-1 ATS overall, 16-10-1 ATS on the road, and 9-5 ATS as an underdog this season while the Oklahoma City Thunder are 31-20-1 ATS overall, 17-9 ATS at home, and 21-15 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Oklahoma City enters this game with the better record, however, Sacramento has been the dominant team in the series, winning nine of the last ten including eight straight games against Oklahoma City. The Kings have covered the spread in eight of the last ten including the previous four games in the series. As a result, I am taking the points with the Sacramento Kings when they travel to face the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.

Spooky Express Pick: Sacramento Kings +3