The 42-12 San Antonio Spurs will travel following the All Star Break as they face the 19-35 Sacramento Kings in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip time from Sacramento is scheduled for 10PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA odds from this game have the road team San Antonio Spurs favored by -9 points with the over under line of 209 points. There has been a ½ point move on the over since the odds came out a few hours ago as the game opened at 208 ½ points.
The teams met back on November 9th and it was San Antonio with the 97-86 road win at Sacramento as a -6 point betting favorite. The total came in at under 198 ½ points.
San Antonio has a road record of 20-10 on the year. They hit the All Star break on a three game win streak and had won 14 of 15 games. They come off the 96-95 road win at Cleveland on Wednesday as a -8 ½ point betting favorite. The total land under 206 points. The Spurs shot 45.2% in the win and made 5 of 19 three pointers. They win the game by holding Cleveland to just 41.2% from the floor and 18.2% from the three point line. Guard Tony Parker had 24 points and 7 assists for San Antonio. The Spurs have been outstanding on the offensive end of the court. They rank in the top four in all four major offensive categories which are points per game, field goal, three point and free throw shooting.
The Kings are 14-12 on their home court. They hit the All Star break with two straight losses and six losses over their past eight games. The come off the 123-100 road defeat to the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday as a +10 point underdog. The total landed over 212 points. Sacramento shot 41.2% from the floor and made 4 of 16 from three. They are sloppy in the loss by turning the ball over 18 times and they grab seven less rebounds than the Mavericks. The Kings gave up 46.7% shooting to Dallas. Tyreke Evans had 23 points on 8 of 12 shooting in the loss. Sacramento still can’t play defense and that song has gotten very old over the years. They are 30th and last in points allowed giving up 103.8 points a game. The team is 28th and third to last in the NBA in defensive field goal percentage as they allow 46.8% shooting.