Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Statistical Analysis

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Playing at home, the Los Angeles Lakers enjoy home advantage. The betting platforms are in favor of win for the host Los Angeles Lakers.


An intriguing clash beckons us as the Lakers take on Sacramento Kings at Crypto.com Arena. The Lakers are currently 14th on the table with 2 wins and 9 losses. The Lakers are on a 4-match losing streak coming into this match.


Sacramento Kings are currently 11th on the table with 4 wins and 6 losses. Kings are playing well in the last three matches with two wins and one loss. Kings are coming into this fixture with a win over the Cavaliers.

Key Stats

The Poor Form of the Lakers Continues

The Los Angeles Lakers are unable to find a way to end their poor form as on Thursday they registered their 9th defeat of the season. Playing at home against the other Los Angeles-based franchise, the Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers hoped to return to their winning ways. The presence of LeBron James after missing the game against the Utah Jazz was an encouraging factor but it could not make much difference to the outcome of the game. The Lakers lost the game by 114-101 points.

LeBron James added the most points to the score of the Lakers. Anthony Davis tried to support him but he could not help his team avoid the fourth straight defeat. The Lakers currently rank 18th in the season and 14th in the Eastern Conference. LeBron James leads the scoring for the Lakers with 24.9 points per game. He is followed by Anthony Dais who has 24 PPG and 54.1% field goals.

Lakers’ star, LeBron James is once again doubtful for the upcoming game against. theSacramjento Kings.

Kings Registered 4th Win of the Season

The Sacramento Kings have had a slightly better season as compared to that of the Lakers as they 2 wins ahead of the Lakers so far. However, their performance keeps them in the 11th position in the points table among the Eastern Conference teams. In their last game, they were able to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers by 127-120 points. The win came after a defeat at the hands of the Golden State Warriors.

The win against the Cavaliers saw a complete team effort with Barnes and Sabonis leading the scoring. Murray and Fox had a valuable contribution to the Kings’ victory.

The Kings overall have 115.9 points per game with De’Aaron Fox having the maximum contribution. He has 32.2 points per game. Domantas Sabonis has the maximum assist for the Kings. he averages 6.1 assists per game.

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Lakers Stats

  • In 6 home games this season, the La Lakers have won 2 games with an aggregate of 120-115
    • Number of games with a 3 or fewer points difference =1
    • Number of games with a 4-10 points difference = 2
  • They’ve also been terribly defensive lately. They have dropped to 12th place overall in the season’s Defensive Rating and are currently 29th in points allowed per game.
  • The Lakers have averaged 107.8 points per game this season. 29.3% of 3-point field goals are successful. Assists have been averages as well with 23.8 assists per match.
  • The average rebounds per match for the Lakers this season is 44.9.

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Kings Stats

  • This season, the Kings have averaged 115.9 points per game. 36.9% of 3-point field goals are successful. Assists have been excellent as well with 27 assists per match.
  • Kings have a negative record at home and away with a 40% win rate at both metrics. Kings have won 2 matches both at home and 2 matches away in 5 home and 5 away fixtures.
  • Kings average 39.2 rebounds per match with 6.6 steals.

Lakers vs Kings Odds

Lakers vs Kings odds are in favor of the Lakers with most betting sites picking the Lakers over the Kings.

Moneyline

  • Lakers +115
  • Sacramento -18

Spread

  • Lakers +4:- -105
  • Kings -4- -115

Total Points

  • Over 223: -115
  • Under 223: – 105
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Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Recent Form

LA Lakers

This season, the LA Lakers haven’t looked good. With a record of 2-8, they are currently ranked 14th in the Western Conference. In the last five matches, they have won two. So far, the Lakers have won 2 of 6 home games. They have yet to win on the road. they are coming off a defeat against the Clippers with 114-101.

Kings

This season, the Kings have been average both at home and away with a 40% win percentage on both metrics. Kings started on a poor note with two losses in starting matches. However, in the last six matches, the King has picked up some form with 4 wins in the last 6 matches.

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Head-to-Head Statistics

There have been 441 regular season games between these two teams in NBA history. The Lakers are miles ahead with 281 Victories. Kings have won 161 matches. Talking about the last five matches, the Kings have outperformed the Lakers with 3 wins and 2 losses.

Last Meeting: Kings won 125-116

Key Snippets:

  • The Lakers have scored over 105 points in each of its last five fixtures against the Kings.
  • The Kings have won all the matches where they have scored 110 or above.
  • The biggest margin of victory belongs to the Lakers with a difference of 25 points

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Players to Watch Out

LA Lakers

LeBron James (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 24.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.8 | Assists Per Game: 6.9

Anthony Davis (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 23 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.2 | Steals Per Game: 1.4

Russell Westbrook (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 16.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.6| Assists Per Game: 6.3

Sacramento Kings

De Aaron Fox (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 25.2 | Assists Per Game: 5.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.0

Domantas Sabonis (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 16.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.4 | Assists Per Game: 6.1

Kevin Huerter (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 16.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.4 | Assists Per Game: 3.2

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Injuries

Lakers

  • LeBron James (Shooting Forward)
  • Lonnie Walker (Guard)

Kings

  • No Injury Reported

Lakers vs Kings Prediction: Final Insight and Predicted Winner

The Kings would start as favorites seeing the Lakers Struggles this season with Injuries. The Lakers have arguably been awful so far this season with their offense, averaging just 105 points per game.

Sacramento has no injury worries ahead of this game. The Kings’ Offense has been comparatively better than the Lakers which will hold them in great shape as they face the Lakers at the Crypto.com arena.

Prediction: Kings to win 

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