Golden State Warriors at Sacramento Kings Betting Pick

It is the second of two play-in games in the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association postseason. The winner of this game will move one win away from reaching the postseason. The loser will go home for the season. The Golden State Warriors are at the Sacramento Kings

The Golden State Warriors are 46-36 on the season. The Warriors finished the season with a home win over the Utah Jazz on Sunday. Golden State played well down the stretch winning 8 out of their final 10 games.

For the Sacramento Kings, they are also 46-36 on the season. The Kings won their regular season finale at home over Portland. The Kings scored 121 points in that game. The last time these two teams met, the Kings won by 1 on January 25th.

The Golden State Warriors are -2.5 on the road in this game. The total is set at 226.5.

Warriors Looking to Move On

The Golden State Warriors have been strong in April with just a loss at Dallas and at home to New Orleans. The Warriors have scored nearly 120 points per game over their last four wins. In the loss, they scored 109 to the Pelicans. On the season, the Warriors are scoring 117.8 points per game. That ranks 8th in the league.

The Warriors are the second best three point shooting team in the league. The Warriors are making nearly 15 three point shots per game. Golden State is the top rebounding team in the league, with 46.7 per game. The Warriors also are one of the most unselfish teams in the league, with 20.4 assists per game.

Steph Curry and Klay Thompson remain the go to guys on the offensive side. The guards are scoring 26.4 and 179 per game respectively. Third on the team is Jonathan Kuminga, with 16.1 points per game.

Kings Up and Down

No team in the league was more up and down this season than the Sacramento Kings. This could be a team that would beat the best in the league or lose to the worst in the league. The Kings finished April with a 3-5 record. They lost three in a row to the Thunder, Pelicans and Suns.

The Kings are scoring 116.6 points per game. That ranks 9th in the league. Sacramento is making nearly 14.5 three point shots per game. The odd thing for Sacramento is they are the worst free throw shooting team in the league. They are making under 75% from the line.

De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis are the top scorers for the Kings. Fox is scoring 26.6 points per game, and dishing out 5.6 assists. Sabonis is at 19.4 points per game, and averaging nearly 14 rebounds per game. Malik Monk and Keegan Murray round out the top four in scoring, and combine for 30.6 per game.

Golden State Uses Experience

We are going to take the experience of the Golden State Warriors to win this game. Golden State will have to win two games on the road to get to the postseason and take on Oklahoma City in the first round.

They get one here, and end the season for New Orleans. Take the Golden State Warriors -2.5 over the Sacramento Kings. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NBA betting!

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