New Orleans Pelicans vs. Sacramento Kings August 6, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 6, 2020

Thursday’s matchup (August 6, 2020) between the New Orleans Pelicans (29-38) and the Sacramento Kings (28-39) features the Pelicans as 4.5-point favorites. The over/under for the game is 233. Thursday’s game is one of six scheduled in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is slated for 1:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Pelicans vs Kings Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pelicans -4.5 -110 -110 233 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Pelicans vs Kings
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Kings (+4.5) Under (233) Kings 114 Pelicans 113

Head to Head

In one head-to-head meetings this year, New Orleans has a 1-0 record against Sacramento. The Pelicans also have a 1-0 record against the spread when taking on the Kings.

Pelicans vs Kings in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
1/4/2020 Kings -2 226 -137 115 117-115 NO

Pelicans Betting Information

  • New Orleans has been good against the spread this season, posting a 33-29-4 record.
  • The Pelicans fare well when favored by at least 4.5 points, posting an 8-2-1 record against the spread.
  • New Orleans has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 37 of 67 games for a 55.2% rate.

Kings Betting Information

  • Sacramento has a winning record against the spread, going 34-31-2 ATS (covering 50.7% of the time).
  • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Kings have fared well, going 12-11-1 against the spread.
  • Sacramento and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 34 of 67 (50.7%).

Over/Under Analysis

Pelicans vs Kings Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Pelicans 32 47.8% 115.7 225 116.7 228.2 232.4
Kings 21 31.3% 109.3 225 111.5 228.2 220.8

Pelicans Leaders

  • The Pelicans scoring leader is Brandon Ingram, who puts up 24.1 points per game.
  • Lonzo Ball leads New Orleans with 6.9 assists per game and Derrick Favors paces the squad with 9.9 rebounds per contest.
  • Jrue Holiday leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Jaxson Hayes collects 0.9 blocks a contest to pace New Orleans.
  • The Pelicans are led by JJ Redick from beyond the arc. He knocks down 2.9 shots from deep per game.

Kings Leaders

  • De’Aaron Fox’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Kings scoring and assists leaderboards with 20.8 points per game and 6.7 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Richaun Holmes is the Sacramento leader with 8.3 per game.
  • Buddy Hield is tops from three-point range for the Kings, hitting 3.8 threes per game.
  • Fox is at the top of Sacramento’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Holmes leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.

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