Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds and Predictions
The weekend of the NBA has two underperforming team take on each other in a significant clash. On Sunday night, Sacramento Kings have setup a regular season clash against Memphis Grizzlies at the Golden 1 Center.
The hosts have once again faced a slight slipup that has derailed their campaign while the Memphis Grizzlies are battling inconsistency that has costed them dearly this season.
The head-to-head as well as the general perception implies a formidable advantage to the Kings with the visitors requiring a major effort to post a victory on Sunday night.
The Kings with 57% chances are expected to win this clash against the Grizzlies. The latest Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds and Predictions will be updated on the match day.
Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Sacramento Kings would be more than satisfied if they manage to finish in the top 10 of the Western Conference. This is because of the fact that they have often succumbed under pressure that has put them in an uncomfortable position.
Despite getting a head start, they managed to bottle it up with consecutive defeats. In the last 5 games, they have secured victories against Celtics, Nuggets and Clippers besides the two losses against 76ers and Magic. They are sitting in the 10th spot with 12 wins and 13 defeats so far.
The Memphis Grizzlies have followed a similar suit with a campaign filled with wins and defeats. This has dramatically reduced their chance of making it to further stages.
This was quite evident when they waited until the 3rd game to grab their first victory. Their January campaign was also tentative and one filled with lack of belief.
This has continued in the recent games as well with the side managing to win on just one occasion as opposed to five losses in the same period. They will be looking for some redemption with a desperate search for their 11th win of the season.
Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (93 games): Grizzlies – 41 wins, Kings – 52 wins.
Previous meeting: Kings won 104-101 on 28th February 2020 in a regular season fixture.
Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
There’s still question marks over Deáaron Fox’s availability after he was forced out due to an injury. Harrison Barnes has a lot of work to do with the small forward averaging 23.4 points and 6.7 rebounds in this edition.
Buddy Hield has also been super fit with the star player playing all matches for the side so far. He made 19 points and 4 assists in 33 minutes.
Tyrese Haliburton is yet another important guard who has a 3-pointer conversion of 45.5 and a field goal percentage of 45.5. Glenn Robinson was distraught after a disappointing outing against Magic on Friday.
Kyle Anderson is the small forward in the side with an overall rating of 86 and average of 13.4 points in every outing so far. He was disappointing against Lakers as he accumulated just 6 points along with 5 assists in 30 minutes. Ja Morant is an important shooting guard with a field goal success of 45.9% and a 3-pointer conversion of 28.2% so far.
Jonas Valanciunas who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 15.7 points and 11.1 rebounds per game in 15 games this season.
Grayson Allen is another important guard who topped the charts with 23 points and 3 rebounds in 35 minutes.
Sacramento Kings vs Memphis Grizzlies NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The Sacramento Kings and Memphis Grizzlies have to punch above their weights to sign off on a high. Coming to this particular clash, FiveThirtyEight has gone on to suggest a victory to the Kings here whereas the Grizzlies are in the hunt with a 43% chance.
Looking at the outright predictions, the Oddschecker has gone on to boldly predict that both the sides that are playing have a negligible chance to make it to the postseason. On the other hand, SMarkets are of a similar opinion, suggesting a revamp if they have to stand a chance in the NBA.