Memphis Grizzlies_vs_Sacramento Kings

Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:00PM ET at Golden 1 Center, 500 David J. Stern Walkway, Sacramento

Match Preview

The history of personal meetings in recent years between the teams totals 31 matches, the result of which was the 21 victory for the away team, and in just ten games, Sacramento basketball players prevailed. At the same time, over the past year and a half, of the three matches of these teams, the owners of the court were able to win twice.

Memphis Grizzlies

The guests of this meeting are the team that closes the playoff zone at the moment. The team has a positive correlation in the difference between wins and losses, and in their last five matches of the NBA league they won four victories, which certainly makes them the favorites of this confrontation. Given that in the away matches, the Taylor Jenkins team shows results much higher than their opponents at home, with the support of their fans.

Sacramento Kings

Sacramento took a break with defeats. In the last two matches, Luke Walton’s wards away lost to Milwaukee 111-123 and Dallas 111-130. It is not known how the Kings vacation will affect, but recently they have demonstrated a good game. The Kings looked especially good at home, where they defeated Miami, San Antonio and Minnesota.

The match against the Memphis the hosts will hold without Marvin Bagley. Recently, he plays a little for his team, but still this is a significant loss.

Betting Tips Statistic

  • Sacramento has won 3 of the last 4 head-to-head games.
  • Memphis has not won at the Golden 1 Center since 2018.
  • This season the teams exchanged home victories.

Standings and Records

Memphis GrizzliesvsSacramento Kings
8 in Western ConferenceConference Standings13 in Western Conference
3 in Southwest DivisionDivision Standings4 in Pacific Division
54Games54
28Wins21
26Losses33
16 – 13Home Games11 – 15
12 – 13Road Games10 – 18
10 – 10Against East6 – 14
18 – 16Against West15 – 19
4 – 5Division Games5 – 5
30-23-1ATS Record26-27-1
27-27-0Over/Under Record29-25-0
Won 2StreakLost 2
W-W-L-W-W-L-W-W-W-WLast 10 Games FormL-L-W-W-W-L-W-L-W-W

Offensive Stats

Memphis GrizzliesOffensive statsSacramento Kings
113,0Points107,9
45,8Rebounds42,3
27,4Assist23,2
7,98Steals7,44
5,74Blocks4,31
47,27Field Goal, %45,61
77,55Free Throw, %76,44
35,083 Point Field Goal, %36,06

Defensive Stats

Memphis GrizzliesDefensive statsSacramento Kings
114,4Points110,8
45,2Rebounds43,8
24,9Assist24,7
7,83Steals7,89
5,31Blocks4,46
45,28Field Goal, %46,87
78,80Free Throw, %79,57
36,863 Point Field Goal, %35,52

Previous Head-to-Head Games

DateGuestScoreHostTournament
02.01.20Sacramento128 – 123MemphisNBA
21.12.19Memphis119 – 115SacramentoNBA
25.01.19Memphis96 – 99SacramentoNBA
21.12.18Sacramento102 – 99MemphisNBA
16.11.18Memphis112 – 104SacramentoNBA
24.10.18Sacramento97 – 92MemphisNBA

Injuries Reports

Memphis Grizzlies injuries report

PlayerUpdateDescription
Grayson Allen Jan 27, 2020Out (Hip) – The Grizzlies announced that Allen is out indefinitely with a hip injury.
Justise Winslow Jan 17, 2020Out (Back) – Winslow will miss the next two weeks, according to Heat coach Erik Spoelstra.

Sacramento Kings injuries report

PlayerUpdateDescription
Marvin Bagley Jan 30, 2020Out (Foot) – Bagley visited a foot specialist and will be re-evaluated in three weeks according to James Ham of NBCSports.
Richaun Holmes Feb 11, 2020Out (Shoulder) – The Kings announced Holmes will miss the next 2-3 weeks to treat a labral tear in his right shoulder.
Alex Len Feb 19, 2020Out (Hip) – Len is OUT for Thursday’s (Feb. 20) game against Memphis.

Prediction and Pick

Computer and Public Consensus Pick

February 20 Memphis @ Sacramento 10:00 PMATSTotal
Predicted Score115.7 – 109.3225
Computer PickMEM (Ev)Under 229
Public ConsensusMEM (Ev)Over 229
Consensus Bet %60%68%

Expert Pick and Prediction

Sacramento is the favorite of the match, according to bookmakers. But, as statistics show, the Grizzlies look an order of magnitude better than the opponent. Even playing away, Memphis has a chance. In fact, it is difficult to give preference to someone in this fight.

Prediction: Sacramento Kings Will Win

Best Pick: Total Under 229

Betting Odds