Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:00PM ET at Golden 1 Center, 500 David J. Stern Walkway, Sacramento
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.
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 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 Grizzlies||vs||Sacramento Kings|
|8 in Western Conference||Conference Standings||13 in Western Conference|
|3 in Southwest Division||Division Standings||4 in Pacific Division|
|16 – 13||Home Games||11 – 15|
|12 – 13||Road Games||10 – 18|
|10 – 10||Against East||6 – 14|
|18 – 16||Against West||15 – 19|
|4 – 5||Division Games||5 – 5|
|Won 2||Streak||Lost 2|
|W-W-L-W-W-L-W-W-W-W||Last 10 Games Form||L-L-W-W-W-L-W-L-W-W|
|Memphis Grizzlies||Offensive stats||Sacramento Kings|
|47,27||Field Goal, %||45,61|
|77,55||Free Throw, %||76,44|
|35,08||3 Point Field Goal, %||36,06|
|Memphis Grizzlies||Defensive stats||Sacramento Kings|
|45,28||Field Goal, %||46,87|
|78,80||Free Throw, %||79,57|
|36,86||3 Point Field Goal, %||35,52|
Previous Head-to-Head Games
|02.01.20||Sacramento||128 – 123||Memphis||NBA|
|21.12.19||Memphis||119 – 115||Sacramento||NBA|
|25.01.19||Memphis||96 – 99||Sacramento||NBA|
|21.12.18||Sacramento||102 – 99||Memphis||NBA|
|16.11.18||Memphis||112 – 104||Sacramento||NBA|
|24.10.18||Sacramento||97 – 92||Memphis||NBA|
Memphis Grizzlies injuries report
|Grayson Allen||Jan 27, 2020||Out (Hip) – The Grizzlies announced that Allen is out indefinitely with a hip injury.|
|Justise Winslow||Jan 17, 2020||Out (Back) – Winslow will miss the next two weeks, according to Heat coach Erik Spoelstra.|
Sacramento Kings injuries report
|Marvin Bagley||Jan 30, 2020||Out (Foot) – Bagley visited a foot specialist and will be re-evaluated in three weeks according to James Ham of NBCSports.|
|Richaun Holmes||Feb 11, 2020||Out (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, 2020||Out (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 PM||ATS||Total|
|Predicted Score||115.7 – 109.3||225|
|Computer Pick||MEM (Ev)||Under 229|
|Public Consensus||MEM (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