The LA Lakers will be on the back end of a back to back as they face the Sacramento Kings from NBA pro basketball on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Sacramento is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass channel.
The NBA odd have the road team LA Lakers favored by -5 ½ points with the total of 208 ½ points. There has been no early movement since the odds opened a few hours ago on the side but here has been a ½ point move on the under as hit opened 209 points.
Trend: The over is 3-0 in their past three head to head meetings.
The teams met on November 11th and the Lakers earn the 103-90 home win on November 11th. They held the Kings to just 40% shooting in the win. DeMarcus Cousins did not play in that game. The Lakers are 0-2 straight up on the season at the Clippers and Trailblazers. LA is now 3-0 under the D’Antonio era with a 95-90 home win against the Nets. It was a bad night for the Lakers at the free throw line as they miss 18 of 37 shots. Another low turnover night for the Lakers as they commit just 11 for the game and their average keeps going down. They defense was good last night by allowing Brooklyn just 41% shooting.
After ten games it looks like another bad season for the Kings as they enter play at 2-8. They have dropped five straight games. They make just under 42% from the floor ranking 27th in the league and allow 100 points per contest. Sacramento last played on Sunday night losing to Brooklyn 99-90 on their home court. The Kings will be well rested with two nights rest and youthful legs against and old Lakers team on a back to back. Looking at the Kings roster DeMarcus Cousins looks like their only superstar. Tyreke Evans hasn’t really gotten his game where it needs to be in the NBA.