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NBA -- Sacramento Kings vs Los Angeles Lakers Pick and Prediction

The Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Golden 1 Center.


Sacramento Kings
The Sacramento Kings are looking to snap a five-game losing streak and trail Portland by 1.5 games for tenth place in the West. On Monday, Sacramento were unable to make the plays down the stretch of a 109-108 home loss versus Cleveland. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 20.7 points and 3.7 rebounds, while Harrison Barnes is averaging 16.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. Buddy Hield is the third double-digit scorer and Tyrese Haliburton is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 108.9 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 113.6 points on 46.9 percent shooting.




Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers (21-20) have split their previous ten games and trail Denver by a half-game for sixth place in the Western Conference standings. On Sunday, Los Angeles allowed Memphis to shoot 55 percent from the field during a 127-119 home loss. LeBron James is averaging 28.9 points and 7.4 rebounds, while Anthony Davis is averaging 23.3 points and 9.9 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 112 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 112.5 points on 44.8 percent shooting.


Prediction
Both teams rank in the top ten in tempo and the bottom half of the league in defensive efficiency. Therefore, take the over should be a good option for this game.

Tips: Over 231

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