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    Sacramento Kings versus LA Clippers versus Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Lines Odds Preview 4-17-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 55-26 LA Clippers will travel on a back to back as they face the 28-53 Sacramento Kings in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Sacramento is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

    The NBA odds from this final regular season game has the road club LA Clippers favored by -6 ½ points with an over under line of 209 points. There has been no line movement in this NBA game since the odds were released a few hours ago.

    This is the fourth meeting of the year between the Clippers and Kings with each team winning on their home court. Sacramento covered the point spread in two of the three games.

    LA Clippers have a road record of 23-17 on the year. They win their sixth straight following a 93-77 home victory on Tuesday to the injury riddled Portland Trailblazers as a -15 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished under 203 points. The Clippers jumped out to the 54-37 lead at the half. They shot 46.8% from the floor and connected on 7 of 27 from the three point line LA held the Trailblazers to 41.1% shooting and crushed Portland on the glass by a 51-33 margin. Caron Butler led the Clips with 22 points and four rebounds as he made 9 of his 14 shots. No Clipper played more than 27 minutes. The Clippers can earn home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs with either a win or Memphis loss on Wednesday. LA has a shot at the number three seed with a victory at Denver loss. The Clippers are an outstanding defensive team by allowing 94.5 points a game ranking fourth in the NBA in scoring defense. On offense they connect on 47.8% from the field good for fourth in the NBA.

    The Kings are 20-20 playing at home. They lose their third straight and seventh in eight games after a 104-95 road defeat on Monday to the Sacramento Kings as a +15 point underdog. The game ended under 214 ½ points. Sacramento fell behind by 16 points after three quarters. The Kings shot 43.7% from the field and made 7 of 27 three pointers. They allowed the Thunder to connect on 45.7% shooting and 5 of 23 came from three point land. Sacramento missed 12 of 21 three pointers. Isaiah Thomas led the Kings with 16 points and four boards as he made 5 of his 10 shots. The Kings are one of the worst defenses in the league. They are 30th and last in scoring defense by allowing 105 points a game as well as 28th in the NBA by allowing 47.1% shooting to opponents.