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    Phoenix Suns versus Sacramento Kings Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 12-17-2012


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 7-16 Sacramento Kings will be on a back to back as they face the 9-15 Phoenix Suns in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night.

    Tip off time from Phoenix is scheduled for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

    A check of the NBA odds from this game and we find the home side Phoenix Suns favored by -6 points and the total at 197 ½ points.

    When the odds were released a few hours ago the Suns were favored by -6 points and the total at 198 points. There has been no movement on the side and a ½ point move under the total.

    These two Western conference clubs met last season three times with Phoenix winning and covering the point spread in all contests. Trend: The under is 3-0 in their past three head to head meetings.

    The Kings are dreadful on the road with a 1-9 straight up record. They returned home on Sunday after finishing up a 1-3 road trip with a 122-97 home defeat to the Denver Nuggets as a +4 ½ point underdog. Sacramento has looked bad against the top tier clubs as they allow 116 to the Clippers, 113 to Oklahoma City and the 122 last night to Dallas.

    The Suns are 7-5 playing at home. After a 98-90 home loss to Orlando to start this home stand the team has won two straight. On Wednesday night they beat the Grizzlies and on Friday the Phoenix Suns defeat the Utah Jazz 99-84 as a +1 1/2 point underdog. Phoenix is having trouble adapting without Steve Nash. The team hasn’t gotten to 100 points in nine straight games. Goran Dragic leads the team with 15 points a night. Marcin Gortat offensive production is down with 11 points a game on the year.