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Kings vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 20, 2023

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The Sacramento Kings (43-27) are 6.5-point favorites as they prepare to take on the Utah Jazz (34-36) on March 20, 2023.

Kings vs. Jazz Odds

  • Kings odds to win: -249
  • Jazz odds to win: +204
  • Spread: Kings (-6.5)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Monday, March 20, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Where: Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • TV: SportsNet RM and NBCS-CA

Who Will Win Kings vs. Jazz?

Kings and Jazz Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games they have played as at least 6.5-point favorites this season, the Kings are 9-6 against the spread.

The Jazz are 11-3 against the spread when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this season.

So far this season, Sacramento has put together a 40-29-1 record against the spread.

The Jazz have gone 39-31-0 ATS this season.

Kings Stats & Insights

The Kings’ +202 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.9 points per game) is a result of scoring 121.1 points per game (first in the NBA) while giving up 118.2 per contest (27th in the league).

The Kings grab 42.3 rebounds per game (22nd in the league) compared to the 42 of their opponents.

Sacramento hits 13.7 three-pointers per game (seventh-most in the league), 1.3 more than its opponents (12.4).

The Kings rank second in the league by averaging 117 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 22nd in the NBA, allowing 114 points per 100 possessions.

The Kings have scored at a much higher rate in home games than on the road in the 2022-23 season (124.2 at home versus 117.9 on the road), but have also allowed more points at home than in road games (119.2 opponent points per home game versus 117.1 on the road).

Jazz Stats & Insights

The Jazz have a 0 scoring differential, putting up 117.2 points per game (sixth in league) and giving up 117.2 (22nd in NBA).

Utah grabs 45.5 rebounds per game (sixth in league) while conceding 43.3 per contest to opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 2.2 boards per game.

The Jazz hit 13.8 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league) while shooting 35.9% from beyond the arc (16th in NBA). They are making 1.7 more threes than their opponents, who drain 12.1 per game at 36.5%.

The Jazz rank 12th in the NBA with 113.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 21st defensively with 113.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 Utah is scoring 2.2 more points per game at home (118.4) than on the road (116.2).

Kings Key Players to Watch

The Kings get 19.2 points, 12.5 rebounds and 7.2 assists from Domantas Sabonis.

De’Aaron Fox averages 25.3 points per game to go with 4.3 rebounds and 6.2 assists.

Kevin Huerter leads active Kings in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Fox averages 1.2 steals per game, while Keegan Murray has 0.5 blocks per contest.

Jazz Key Players to Watch

Lauri Markkanen scores 25.4 points per game and also tacks on 8.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest.

This season, Walker Kessler is averaging 8.6 points, 0.8 assists and 8.4 rebounds per game.

Markkanen averages 3.1 made threes per game.

Kelly Olynyk’s 0.9 steals and Kessler’s 2.3 blocks per game are key to the Jazz’s defensive performance.

Kings vs. Jazz Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Jazz (+ 6.5)
  • Prediction:
    Kings 119 – Jazz 118

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