Denver Nuggets vs Sacramento Kings Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 09, 2022, 5:15 PM
  • The Nuggets (34-25) are -4.5 favorites vs. the Kings (22-39)
  • Total (Over/Under): 239.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 10:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on NBCS-CA & ALT

The Denver Nuggets visit Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:00pm EST in Sacramento.

The Nuggets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -4.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Nuggets are 31-34 against the spread, while the Kings are 31-36 against the spread.

The Nuggets vs Kings Over/Under is 239.5 total points for the game.


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Nuggets vs. Kings Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Denver Nuggets-4.5 -110O 239.5 -110-190
Sacramento Kings +4.5 -110U 239.5 -110155

Against the spread this NBA season, the Nuggets have gone:

  • 31-34 against the Spread (-6.4 Units / -8.95% ROI)
  • 39-26 against the Moneyline (-7.4 Units / -4.88% ROI)
  • 36-29 against the Over for game total points (+4.1 Units / 5.73% ROI)
  • 29-36 against the Under for game total points (-10.6 Units / -14.83% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 36 of their last 53 games (+19.56 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 49 games (+16.60 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 1H Moneyline in 19 of their last 26 away games (+14.75 Units / 42% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 1H Spread in 20 of their last 26 away games (+13.31 Units / 47% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the Game Total Over in 34 of their last 53 games (+13.10 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 18 of their last 59 games (-24.76 Units / -38% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 65 games (-22.18 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the Game Total Under in 19 of their last 53 games (-18.40 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 3Q Spread in 19 of their last 53 games (-17.29 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the Team Total Under in 19 of their last 47 games (-12.69 Units / -24% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Kings have gone:

  • 31-36 against the Spread (-8.6 Units / -11.67% ROI)
  • 24-43 against the Moneyline (-15.1 Units / -17.63% ROI)
  • 35-31 against the Over for game total points (+0.9 Units / 1.22% ROI)
  • 31-35 against the Under for game total points (-7.5 Units / -10.18% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 35 of their last 60 games (+8.25 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 9 of their last 11 games at home (+7.90 Units / 65% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have covered the 1H Moneyline in 14 of their last 24 games at home (+6.24 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have covered the Game Total Over in 28 of their last 49 games (+6.00 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 18 of their last 29 games at home (+5.87 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only covered the 4Q Spread in 25 of their last 67 games (-19.71 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 66 games (-14.64 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only covered the Team Total Over in 30 of their last 66 games (-12.57 Units / -16% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only covered the Spread in 25 of their last 58 games (-11.30 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Sacramento Kings have only covered the Game Total Under in 21 of their last 51 games (-10.90 Units / -19% ROI)

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Denver Nuggets: Keys to the Game vs. the Sacramento Kings

The Nuggets were 7-3 (.700) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .503

The Nuggets are 43-18 (.705) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Nuggets are 34-11 (.756) when scoring 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .542

The Nuggets are 14-5 (.737) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

Sacramento Kings: Keys to the Game vs. the Denver Nuggets

The Kings were 4-20 (.167) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

The Kings are 2-9 (.182) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Kings are 7-16 (.304) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Kings were 13-1 (.929) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

Injury Report: Kings vs. Nuggets - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 09

  • Terence Davis (Kings): The Kings announced that Davis had surgery on his right wrist. He will be re-evaluated in three months.
  • Jeremy Lamb (Kings): Lamb did not play in Monday's game (Mar. 7).
  • Maurice Harkless (Kings): Harkless did not play in Monday's game (Mar. 7).
  • Will Barton (Nuggets): Barton did not play in Monday's game (Mar. 7).
  • Vlatko Cancar (Nuggets): The Nuggets announced that Cancar had surgery on his foot and will be re-evaluated in 12 weeks.
  • Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets): Porter Jr. has been cleared for on-court contact and is hoping to return sometime in March, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Jamal Murray (Nuggets): Murray is recovering from a torn ACL and no timetable has been announced for his return.

Denver Nuggets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 14.7 assists per game (633 assists/43 games) in the first half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.4

The Nuggets have 18.0 free throw attempts per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Nuggets have averaged 8.7 offensive rebounds per game (376 rebounds/43 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Nuggets are shooting 50% (2,609/5,184) in the first half since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Sacramento Kings Offensive Stats & Trends

The Kings have 22.6 free throw attempts per game this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Kings shot 49% (1,608/3,265) in the first half last season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 47%

The Kings have made 779 three-pointers at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 8th most among NBA teams

The Kings are shooting 74% from the free throw line (913/1,229) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

Denver Nuggets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (164 blocks/43 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (249 blocks/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets stole the ball 582 times last season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (487 blocks/115 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

Sacramento Kings Defensive Stats & Trends

The Kings averaged 32.0 defensive rebounds per game (2,307 rebounds/72 games) last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Kings have blocked 323 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Kings have averaged 32.8 defensive rebounds per game (3,898 rebounds/119 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3


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