Sacramento Kings (2-1) vs. Golden State Warriors (3-1)
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors 11/1/23 – In an early-season contest that holds intrigue, the Sacramento Kings (2-1) are set to face off against the formidable Golden State Warriors (3-1) on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Both teams have started the season on promising notes, with the Kings aiming to maintain their momentum, and the Warriors looking to add another win to their tally. For those in search of the best NBA picks and tips, this matchup is one to watch closely.
Analyzing the Kings, they have averaged an impressive 125.3 points per game from a 45.7% field goal percentage. Their aggressive offensive plays are evident, attempting 100 field goals on average. While their 3-point shooting, at 34.5%, could use some fine-tuning, their prowess at the free-throw line stands at a decent 74%. Defensively, the Kings have displayed commendable effort, averaging 7.3 steals and 6 blocks per game.
Turning our attention to the Warriors, they’re averaging 115.5 points per game, slightly below the Kings, but from a marginally better field goal percentage of 46.3%. Their 3-point accuracy at 35.4% is slightly superior to the Kings. The Warriors excel in the rebounding department, fetching an average of 50.3 rebounds per game compared to the Kings’ 44.3. Ball handling and turnovers could be an area of improvement for the Warriors, averaging 14.5 turnovers per game.
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors 11/1/23 Game Info
|When:||Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET|
|Stream:||NBA League Pass|
De’Aaron Fox (PG) vs. Stephen Curry (PG)
For the Kings, De’Aaron Fox has emerged as the linchpin. Playing an average of 35.3 minutes per game, he has recorded a robust 31.3 points per game. His contributions aren’t limited to scoring; he averages 4.3 rebounds and a commendable 6 assists per game. Fox’s 2.3 assist to turnover ratio suggests his valuable presence on the floor. However, he must be cautious about his average of 4 fouls per game.
On the other hand, Stephen Curry remains the heartbeat of the Warriors. With an average of 33.5 points from 31.8 minutes per game, his efficiency is unquestionable. Averaging 5.3 rebounds and 4 assists per game, Curry’s versatility is evident. While his 1.6 assist to turnover ratio is slightly inferior to Fox’s, Curry’s prowess, especially beyond the arc, can’t be overlooked.
In a direct face-off, both players possess the ability to control the tempo and outcome of the game. Fox’s agility and playmaking will be tested against Curry’s sharpshooting and court vision. Their duel promises to be the highlight of the contest.
NBA Odds/Point Spread: Golden State Warriors -286, Total Odds: 234.5
With the Warriors favored by a spread of -7 and a total set at 234.5, it indicates the potential for a high-scoring affair. Those eyeing the over/under should consider the offensive capabilities of both teams.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
Historically, Sacramento has struggled against the Warriors, going 2-4 ATS and 1-5 SU in their last 6 meetings. The Kings have, however, been impressive on the road with a 14-3 ATS in their last 17 road games. Despite this, their record at the Chase Center is concerning, standing at 1-8 SU in their last 9 games. Against Pacific Division opponents, their 2-5 SU trend further cements their underdog status for this game.
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Warriors have been fairly consistent with a 4-2 ATS and SU in their recent 6 games. They’ve dominated the Kings at home, boasting an 8-1 SU in their last 9 matchups. Historically, games against the Kings have seen lower total points, with 5 of their last 7 games going UNDER. The Warriors, however, have struggled against Pacific Division opponents recently, going 2-4 ATS.
Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors 11/1/23 Betting Picks
Given the trends and team performances, the Warriors seem poised to take this one, especially with home advantage. However, the Kings have shown promise and can’t be discounted entirely.
For those searching for the best multi-handicapper picks, consider the Warriors to cover the spread, but be cautious about the total, given the historical UNDER trend between these teams.
Free Pick and Prediction: Golden State Warriors 118, Sacramento Kings 110.