The Sacramento Kings and the Utah Jazz will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at EnergySolutions Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Jazz listed as 16½-point favorites versus the Kings, while the game’s total is sitting at 215½.
Six players reached double-figures in leading the Kings to a 98-86 victory over the Clippers on Friday. The Kings covered the slight 1.5-point underdog, while the 184 points fell well UNDER the posted total of 214.
Kevin Martin tossed in 20 points to lead the Kings, and Bobby Jackson netted 18 points in the win.
Seven players reached double-figures as the Jazz trounced the Timberwolves 120-103 on Wednesday. The Jazz covered the 8-point spread, and the 223 points sailed OVER the posted total of 212.
Mehmet Okur led the way with 25 points, and Ronnie Brewer added 20. Deron Williams dished out 13 assists in that win.
Utah has won 6 straight games.
Sacramento: 13-47 SU, 28-32 ATS
Utah: 35-23 SU, 32-26 ATS
Sacramento most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Indiana are 6-4
After playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After a win are 0-10
Utah most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Golden State are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Sacramento’s last 8 games when playing Utah
Sacramento is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games when playing on the road against Utah
Sacramento is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Utah
Sacramento is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Utah
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Utah is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Sacramento home to Indiana, Tuesday, March 3
Utah at Golden State, Sunday, March 1