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San Antonio Spurs at Sacramento Kings Betting Preview

The start of the second half of the NBA season will get going on Thursday, as the San Antonio Spurs are on the road at the Sacramento Kings. The Spurs are dead last in the Western Conference.

San Antonio is 11-44 on the season. The Spurs have been just as poor on the road as they have at home. San Antonio is 6-23 on the road. Before the break, San Antonio lost 8 out of their last 10.

For the Sacramento Kings, they will look to get going and have a better second half. Their first half saw them win 31 of 54 games, but some consistency issues seemed to plague them. The Kings are 16-9 at home, and split their last 10 games.

The Kings are big favorites here. Sacramento is listed at -10.5. The total for the game is set at 242.5.

Young Spurs Seeing Big Time Growing Pains

It has been quite the growing pain season for the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs know they are going to be in line for another top pick in the draft with just 11 wins so far. The Spurs are 24th in scoring, with 111.8 points per game. The Spurs rank at the bottom of the league in defense. They have allowed 116 or more in each of their last five losses.

Victor Wembanyama has stayed healthy during his rookie season. He has played in 49 games for the Spurs. He is up to more than 20 points per game. Devin Vassell is second on the team, as he is scoring just shy of 19 per game. Keldon Johnson is third with 16.1 points per game.

The Spurs will remain on the road for three more games after this. Friday the Spurs are at the Lakers, and Sunday they play at Utah. They will finish the trip in Minnesota, before hosting the Thunder on the 29th.

Kings Looking to Rise Up in Second Half

The Sacramento Kings know they can be one of the contenders in the Western Conference. They have the talent, but bad losses keep popping up, which is why they are 8th in the Western Conference. For example, before the break, the Kings lost at home to the Detroit Pistons, just before winning at home against the Denver Nuggets.

The Kings are led by a pair of absolute dynamite players. De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis are great. They are combining for 46.9 points per game, 13.8 assists per game, and more than 17 rebounds per game. Malik Monk is third in scoring, as he is over 15 per game.

As the second half of the season starts, the Kings will go back and forth from home to away. The Kings are at the Clippers on Sunday, hosting the Heat on the 26th, and on the road at the Nuggets on the 28th of February.

Kings Smash Spurs on Thursday

We like the Sacramento Kings to win this game. The Kings are going to get some rest they need and start with a strong season half. The Spurs, with just 11 wins on the season are going to have to mix and match to see what works for them going forward.

Look for the Kings to win the first game out of the game. The final bet for this game is the Sacramento Kings -10.5 over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday.

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