Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 16, 2021

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Northwest Division foes meet when the Utah Jazz (51-20) visit the Sacramento Kings (31-40) at Golden 1 Center, starting at 9:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 16, 2021. The Jazz are 11-point favorites in the game, the third matchup between the squads this season. The matchup's point total is set at 226.5.

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Jazz vs Kings Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Jazz-11-110-110226.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Utah and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday's 226.5 total in 31 out of 71 games (43.7%) this year.
  • 45 Sacramento games this year (63.4% of its matchups) finished with a final point total greater than Sunday's total of 226.5 points.
  • The over/under for the game of 226.5 is 3.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Jazz (116.4 points per game) and the Kings (113.9 points per game).
  • The 224.7 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 1.8 fewer than the 226.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Jazz games is 2.9 points fewer than the over/under of 226.5 points in this contest.
  • Kings' games have a total points bet of 231.3 points this season, 4.8 points more than the over/under for this game.

Jazz Betting Data

  • Utah beat the spread more often than not this year, going 40-30 against the spread.
  • When they play as at least 11-point favorites, the Jazz have a record ATS of 7-10.
  • Utah and its opponents have hit the over in only 48.6% of games (34 out of 70 matchups).

Jazz Key Players

  • Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz in scoring, averaging 26.4 points per game.
  • Rudy Gobert paces Utah with 13.5 rebounds per game and Mike Conley leads the team with 5.9 assists per contest.
  • Mitchell makes 3.4 threes per game to lead the Jazz.
  • Conley leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Gobert collects 2.7 blocks a game to pace Utah.

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Jazz Last 10 Games

Jazz Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalJazz MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/14/2021Thunder109-93 UTAYesAway-21.5217.5-100002500Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/12/2021Trail Blazers105-98 PORNoHome+7.5213.5525-750Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/10/2021Warriors119-116 GSNoAway+2.5210.5140-165Regular SeasonNoOver
5/8/2021Rockets124-116 UTAYesHome-19.5238.5-50001450Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Nuggets127-120 UTAYesHome-1.5246.5-120100Regular SeasonYesOver
Jazz Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
7-34-65-5-0224.4117107.4+9.435.5%

Jazz Injuries

Jazz:Donovan Mitchell: Out (Ankle)

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Kings Betting Data

  • Sacramento has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 29-38 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 11-point underdogs, the Kings have a record ATS of 1-1.
  • In most of Sacramento's games this season, the teams have not hit the over (33 out of 67 games, 49.3%).

Kings Key Players

  • De'Aaron Fox racks up 25.2 points and adds 7.2 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Kings' leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Richaun Holmes is at the top of the Sacramento rebounding leaderboard with 8.3 rebounds per game. He also notches 14.2 points and adds 1.7 assists per game.
  • Buddy Hield is reliable from distance and leads the Kings with 4.0 made threes per game.
  • Sacramento's leader in steals is Delon Wright (1.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Holmes (1.6 per game).

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Kings Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalKings MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/14/2021Grizzlies107-106 MEMYesAway-6.5219.5-350275Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/13/2021Grizzlies116-110 MEMNoAway+1.5233.53300-10000Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/11/2021Thunder122-106 SACYesHome-6.5236.5-400310Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/9/2021Thunder126-98 SACYesHome-19.5231.5-50001500Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/7/2021Spurs113-104 SANoHome+5.5220.5260-350Regular SeasonNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-45-51-9-0219.2110.1109.1-4.632.9%

Kings Injuries

Kings:Harrison Barnes: Day To Day (Adductor),Tyrese Haliburton: Out For Season (Knee),Robert Woodard II: Out (Low Back),Hassan Whiteside: Day To Day (Back),Marvin Bagley III: Day To Day (Groin),De'Aaron Fox: Out (Health Protocols),Justin James: Out (Ankle)

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