Sacramento Kings vs. Charlotte Hornets Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 10

By Lester Mackay | December 9, 2021, 3:37 pm

In a game pitting one of the worst defensive teams in the NBA versus one of the best offensive squads, the Sacramento Kings (11-14, 29th in points allowed per game) face the Charlotte Hornets (14-13, first in points scored) at Spectrum Center on December 10, 2021. However, the Kings are favorites by 1.5 points. The matchup has an over/under of 227.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Sacramento Kings and Charlotte Hornets.

Kings stats and betting info

Betting trends for Sacramento

  • Sacramento has gone 12-13-0 ATS this season.
  • In games this season they were favored by 1.5 points or more, the Kings have a 5-4 record against the spread.
  • Sacramento games have hit the over in 12 out of 25 opportunities (48%).
  • This season, Sacramento games have hit the over on this game’s 227.5-point over/under 11 times.
  • On average, the over/under in Kings games is 4.1 points fewer than the over/under of 227.5 points in this matchup.

Key players for Sacramento

  • De’Aaron Fox: 20.6 PTS, 5.3 AST, 1.3 STL, 43.8 FG%, 27.6 3PT% (29-for-105)
  • Tyrese Haliburton: 12.0 PTS, 5.7 AST, 1.8 STL, 44.0 FG%, 40.2 3PT% (41-for-102)
  • Harrison Barnes: 18.9 PTS, 7.1 REB, 47.7 FG%, 40.2 3PT% (39-for-97)
  • Richaun Holmes: 14.0 PTS, 9.3 REB, 70.7 FG%, 50.0 3PT% (2-for-4)
  • Buddy Hield: 15.5 PTS, 37.9 FG%, 35.3 3PT% (88-for-249)

Kings Injuries: None

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Hornets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Charlotte

  • Sacramento has gone 12-13-0 ATS this season.
  • The Kings have a 5-4 record against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.
  • Sacramento has hit the over in 12 of its 25 games with a set total (48%).
  • This season, 14 of Charlotte’s games have finished with a combined score higher than 227.5 points.
  • A difference of 3.3 points separates this matchup’s over/under (227.5 points) and the average total points bet in Hornets’ games (224.2 points) this season.

Key players for Charlotte

  • LaMelo Ball: 20.0 PTS, 7.7 REB, 8.3 AST, 1.9 STL, 41.8 FG%, 39.1 3PT% (70-for-179)
  • Miles Bridges: 20.2 PTS, 7.2 REB, 1.2 STL, 46.8 FG%, 33.1 3PT% (58-for-175)
  • Gordon Hayward: 17.6 PTS, 45.1 FG%, 37.9 3PT% (47-for-124)
  • Kelly Oubre Jr.: 16.7 PTS, 46.0 FG%, 38.5 3PT% (79-for-205)
  • Cody Martin: 8.6 PTS, 1.4 STL, 48.8 FG%, 50.0 3PT% (27-for-54)

Hornets Injuries: LaMelo Ball: Out (Health and safety protocols), Mason Plumlee: Out (Health and safety protocols), Jalen McDaniels: Out (Health Protocols), Ish Smith: Out (Health Protocols), Terry Rozier: Out (Health and safety protocols)

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