Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Prediction

Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Prediction
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Charlotte Hornets is predicted to win against Sacramento Kings as per the latest Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Prediction

The Hornets will face the Sacramento Kings on Friday at the Spectrum Center. The Kings will be starting their three-game road trip on Friday against the Hornets. The Kings have fired their Head Coach Luke Walton and have promoted associate head coach Alvin Gentry to interim head coach.

The Kings since then have won 5 out of their last 8 games and are currently on three games winning streak. The Kings will be looking to extend their win streak by winning against the undermanned Hornets. The Hornets on the other hand will be without 5 of their players against the Kings.

Their star guard Lamleo Ball will also be out due to health and safety protocols. The Hornets have lost their last two games against the 76ers at home. They will be eyeing to get the win at home against the Kings and get their season back on track.

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Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Prediction: Game Preview

Charlotte Hornets:

The Hornets are having an inconsistent season so far. They started off the season strong then they have lost track. Now they are missing five of their players due to health and safety protocols. They are currently 9th in the east with a 14-13 record. They have lost their last two games against the 76ers.

The positives so far for the Hornets are their off-season addition Kelly Oubre Jr… He has been averaging 16.9 PPG. Their Young player’s development has been another positive for them. Lamelo Ball and Miles Bridges both are having a great season so far.

Miles Bridges is averaging 20.2 PPG, 7.2 RPG, 3.3 APG, and 1.2 SPG (all career-high). He is one of the favorites to win the most improved player award this season. Lamelo Ball is also having a great season so far, he is averaging 20 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 8.3 APG, and 1.9 SPG so far.

The Hornets are the 3rd best offensive team in the league, but there is a problem for the Hornets, they are 2nd worst team defensively. They must work on their defensive to make the playoffs.

Sacramento Kings:

The Kings were off to a rough start to the season. They went 6-11 to start the season, during this phase they lost 7 out of their 8 games. Then they fired their Head Coach Luke Walton. Since then, the Kings have won 5 out of their last 8 games.

They are currently on a three-game winning streak, and they will look to extend the winning streak on Friday against the Hornets.

The kings defeated the Clippers Clippers twice and got past the young Magic team to get their three-game winning streak. The Kings are 11th in the league in the offensive rating. They are at the bottom five when it comes to defense.

But in the last three games, they have been terrific especially in the offensive end. They rebounded well in the last three games with 44 RPG and they were 6th in turnovers per game in the league in the last three games. The Kings certainly have the talent. Do they have the temperament to win on the road is something that has to be seen on Friday.

Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Charlotte Hornets:

Miles Bridges: He has been one of the most improved players so far this season. He is averaging 20.2 PPG (team-high), 7.2 RPG, 3.3 APG, and 1.2 SPG (all career-high).

Gordon Hayward: Hayward is having a solid season so far this season. He is putting up solid numbers across the board. He is averaging 17.6 PPG, 4.9 RPG, and 3.8 RPG.

Sacramento Kings:

De’Aaron Fox: He has been sensational so far this season for the kings. He is averaging 20.6 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 5.3APG, and 1.3 SPG.

Harrison Barnes: He has been the most consistent player for the kings as he has been throughout his career. He is averaging 18.9 PPG and 7.1 RPG.

Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Prediction: Injury Report

Charlotte Hornets:

Player
Status
Injury
Lamelo Ball
Out
Health and Safety Protocols
Terry Rozier
Out
Health and Safety Protocols
Mason Plumlee
Out
Health and Safety Protocols
Jalen McDaniels
Out
Health and Safety Protocols
Ish Smith
Out
Health and Safety Protocols

Sacramento Kings:

Player
Status
Injury
Richaun Holmes
out
Eye (Sustained against Magic).

Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Predicted Winner

 
Charlotte Hornets
Sacramento Kings
Predicted Winner
FiveThirtyEight
57%
43%
 Charlotte Hornets

The Kings are coming off an impressive three-game winning streak, they are playing their best basketball right now. They will be without their best rebounder Richaun Holmes. But they still are a much healthier team compared to the Hornets.

The kings will be starting a three-game road trip, so they will be eyeing to start the road trip on a high. The Hornets will be severely undermanned as five of their players will miss out due to health and safety protocols.

But the Hornets showed a lot of character in the two games against the 76ers at home. Both the games were very close games. The Hornets even though they will be missing a handful of players it will be difficult to put them away.

Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings Odds and Prediction: Match Details

Charlotte Hornets vs Sacramento Kings

Date and Time: Friday, December 10, 7 PM ET [ Saturday, December 11, 5:30 AM IST]

Venue: Spectrum Center.

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