Spurs, to stop dropping road games vs Kings

Spurs, to stop dropping road games vs Kings

San Antonio Spurs lost four road games in a row before they travel once again going to the home of Sacramento Kings. This will be a challenging match for the Spurs as they continuously suffer on the road this season. As for the Kings, they are actually in a four-game winning streak, so they are confident going in this match. This meeting happens on November 18, 2022, at 11:00 AM (GMT+8), with the Kings hosting them. The Spurs dropped to 6-9, while the Kings are with 7-6 currently.

Both teams are included in the Western Conference. With a 7-6 record, the hosts are currently at the 13th, while the visitors are in the 8th spot. The Kings have been surprisingly impressive this season, despite their struggle to gel with one another. They parade a new roster this season so it was indeed surprising that they are playing very well this season. As for the Spurs, despite having a record of 6-9, they have been very competitive this season. When it comes to offense, it seems like there is no problem for the Spurs. However, their defense is a different topic.

San Antonio Spurs

NBA: San Antonio Spurs
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Although they failed to empress during their past matches, they managed to prove that they are the next big thing. Even before the season starts, their coach admits that the Spurs would not be a title contender this season. However, seeing their game this season, they might not be contenders, but their current line-up will go far the next seasons. However, it is evident that they are still missing talents that could help them in the future. Currently, they lost seven of their last eight matches, after their 5-2 start this season. Offensively, they are averaging 112 points per game. On the other hand, they allow 119.5 points per game, which means that they are not doing well defensively.

Keldon Johnson leads the Spurs with an average of 22.7 points, followed by Devin Vassells’s 19.6 points per game. They also get huge contributions from Jakob Poeltl, and Tre Jones who have been monstrous on their last game.

Sacramento Kings

NBA: Sacramento Kings
Photo courtesy of Getty Images

The Kings are still trying to figure out the right combination useful for their team as they are still trying to mix and match their current roster. Their current season might be their best yet for years already. A mixture of veterans and youngsters on their squad helped them bigtime to be on winning ways. They have dominated the Nets offensively on their last match, giving them their fourth-straight victory. They score 119.5 points per game while giving up 117 points per game.

De’Aaron Fox leads the Kings when it comes to scoring with an average of 24.6 points per game. As for Domantas Sabonis, he is averaging 17.8 points per game, followed by Kevin Heuter and Malik Monk.

Prediction:

Sacramento Kings
Total Under: 122.5
Odds: 0.99

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