Sacramento Kings vs New York Knicks Prediction, Odds, Lines, Team Props – NBA, Dec. 11

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Dec 11, 2022, 4:30 PM
  • The Knicks (13-13) are -2.5 favorites vs. the Kings (14-10)
  • Total (Over/Under): 231.5 points
  • Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 6:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on MSG & NBCS-CA

The Sacramento Kings visit Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:00pm EST in New York.

The Knicks are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-105).

The Kings vs Knicks Over/Under is 231.5 total points for the game.

So far this NBA season, the Kings are 16-8 against the spread, while the Knicks are 12-12 against the spread.


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Kings vs. Knicks Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Sacramento Kings+2.5 -115O 231.5 -110+110
New York Knicks -2.5 -105U 231.5 -110-130

Knicks vs Kings Prediction for Tonight’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts the Knicks will win Sunday‘s game with 56.2% confidence.

Based on recent against-the-spread (ATS) trends, the model predicts the Knicks will cover the spread for Sunday‘s game with 51.2% confidence.

These predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Kings and Knicks, plus recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups over the last several NBA games.


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  • The Sacramento Kings have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 43 of their last 71 games (+11.27 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 34 of their last 54 games (+11.12 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have hit the Moneyline in 19 of their last 33 games (+11.10 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have covered the 1H Spread in 27 of their last 42 games (+10.60 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have covered the Spread in 32 of their last 54 games (+10.05 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have covered the 1H Spread in 51 of their last 81 games (+19.30 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 1Q Moneyline in 33 of their last 53 games (+16.30 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 49 of their last 79 games (+15.55 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the 1H Moneyline in 30 of their last 52 games (+12.70 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have hit the Moneyline in 25 of their last 45 games (+12.10 Units / 18% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Kings have gone 16-8 (+7.2 Units / 27.27% ROI).

  • 14-10 against the Moneyline (+5.65 Units / 16.38% ROI)
  • 11-13 against the Over for game total points (-3.3 Units / -12.5% ROI)
  • 13-11 against the Under for game total points (+0.9 Units / 3.41% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Knicks have gone 12-12 (-1.15 Units / -4.03% ROI).

  • 13-13 against the Moneyline (-0.95 Units / -2.44% ROI)
  • 11-14 against the Over for game total points (-4.4 Units / -15.38% ROI)
  • 14-11 against the Under for game total points (+1.9 Units / 6.64% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 79 games (-25.78 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 82 games (-17.05 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 8 of their last 27 games at home (-16.70 Units / -45% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the Team Total Under in 31 of their last 72 games (-15.90 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The New York Knicks have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 54 games (-14.19 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only hit the 3Q Moneyline in 20 of their last 61 games (-22.62 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 30 of their last 75 games (-20.96 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 28 of their last 77 games (-18.74 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 26 of their last 66 games (-18.67 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only hit the 4Q Moneyline in 29 of their last 75 games (-16.99 Units / -21% ROI)

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Sacramento Kings: Keys to the Game vs. the New York Knicks

The Kings are 11-55 (.167) when allowing their opponent to shoot 50% or better from the field since the start of the 2020-21 season — 9th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .206

The Kings are 6-20 (.231) when allowing 15 or more three-pointers since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 10th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .311

The Kings are 3-15 (.167) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points since the start of the 2021-22 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .542

The Kings are 19-38 (.333) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 7th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .451

New York Knicks: Keys to the Game vs. the Sacramento Kings

The New York Knicks are 7-30 (.189) when losing the rebounding margin since the start of the 2021-22 season — sixth-worst among NBA teams. The Utah Jazz have averaged 46.1 rebounds per game (4,472 rebounds/97 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — fourth-highest among NBA teams.

The Knicks are 1-18 (.053) when allowing their opponent to shoot 40% or better from three since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .255

The Knicks are 6-41 (.128) when allowing 110 or more points since the start of the 2021-22 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .296

The Knicks are 15-29 (.341) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .419

Injury Report: Knicks vs. KingsSunday‘s Game, Dec. 11

  • Obi Toppin (Knicks): Toppin is expected to be re-evaluated in 2-3 weeks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Ryan Arcidiacono (Knicks): Arcidiacono is OUT for Sunday’s (Dec. 11) game against Sacramento.
  • De’Aaron Fox (Kings): Fox is QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s (Dec. 11) game against New York.
  • Terence Davis (Kings): Davis is QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s (Dec. 11) game against New York.
  • Keegan Murray (Kings): Murray is QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s (Dec. 11) game against New York.

Sacramento Kings Offensive Stats & Trends

The Kings have averaged 7.6 offensive rebounds per game (91 rebounds/12 games) this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.7

The Kings have averaged 1.46 points per shot (308 points/211 shots) in close and late situations this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.29

The Kings are shooting 37% from three (172/463) this season — tied for 7th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 36%

The Kings have a 28% free throw rate (293 free throw attempts/1,038 field goal attempts) this season — tied for 7th highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 26%

New York Knicks Offensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks are shooting 42% (1,698/4,008) in the second half since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

The Knicks have averaged 50.9 points per game (8,498 points/167 games) in the second half since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.5

The Knicks are shooting 27% from three (55/206) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34%

The Knicks have averaged 1.18 points per shot (661 points/559 shots) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.28

Sacramento Kings Defensive Stats & Trends

The Kings have averaged 3.4 blocks per game (41 blocks/12 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.1

The Kings have averaged 4.6 blocks per game (215 blocks/47 games) at home since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 9th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Kings have averaged 32.7 defensive rebounds per game (5,436 rebounds/166 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.1

The Kings have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (196 blocks/47 games) on the road since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 9th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.6

New York Knicks Defensive Stats & Trends

The Knicks have averaged 34.5 defensive rebounds per game (3,282 rebounds/95 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 10th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.8

The Knicks have averaged 7.0 steals per game (1,163 steals/167 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Knicks have averaged 34.5 defensive rebounds per game (449 rebounds/13 games) this season — 6th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.2

The Knicks have averaged 7.1 steals per game (589 steals/83 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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