The defending NBA betting World Champion Golden State Warriors are the well-deserved public choice to repeat as NBA champions. The Warriors boast the best record in the NBA and the ultimate superstar in Stephen Curry. The problem with all of this success and notoriety has been a drag on the Warriors offshore betting value. There is simply too much public love for the Warriors to avoid the consistent potential of overlays. Public betting love that drives down the board value is no problem for the Sacramento Kings. Their problem is that they are simply not any good. The Kings host the Warriors on Friday.
Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings
Date and Time: Friday, February 2, 2018, 10:30 p.m. Eastern
Location: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
Warriors -13 (-110) 221½ (-110) -1100
Kings +13 (-110) 221½ (-110) +700
Warriors vs. Kings TV Coverage: ESPN
The Golden State Warriors have an offshore betting record of 40-11 straight up and 22-28-1 against the spread. As bad as the betting value has been for Golden State this season it has reached its worst point of the season as of late. The cashier’s cage has been visited just once in Golden State’s last six games. Over the total has hit in three out of the Warriors last four games. The recipe for Golden State’s success has been an offense that ranks tops in the NBA. A defense that ranks 22nd in the NBA has not been an asset with the betting value. A horrible 129-99 loss at Utah in their last game will certainly leave a bad taste in the Warriors mouths. Curry is averaging 27.7 points per game.
The Sacramento Kings remain one of the worst teams in the NBA with a record of 16-34 straight up ad 21-26-3 against the spread. Home court has offered little value to the Kings as evidenced by their mark of 9-12 against the spread. In recent action the Kings have enjoyed an increase in betting value with four payouts in their last five games. The over has hit in three out of Sacramento’s last five games. In the NBA rankings Sacramento is 30th for offense and 19th for defense. Sacramento is coming off a 114-103 payout win at New Orleans.
Team vs Team
It’s no surprise that the Kings would hold solid online sportsbook betting value against the Warriors. The Kings have no public appeal while the Warriors are the people’s choice. This forces the oddsmakers to give enhanced betting value to Sacramento to draw betting activity their way. The Kings have covered the spread in four out of their last five matchups against the Warriors. This head to head series has gone under the total in four out of the last five meetings. Oracle Arena has not been golden for the Warriors where they have lost three out of their last four games against the spread vs. Sacramento. The under has hit in six out of the last seven meetings between the Kings and Warriors at Sacramento.
Matchup to Watch
This Offshore Betting matchup comes down to betting value. The Kings will get undeniable extra points on their side. Nobody wants to bet on the Kings against the mighty Warriors. That is why you should bet on the Kings.
Warriors vs. Kings NBA games Betting Odds Picks
The Sacramento Kings are the contrarian value pick in this one.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Sacramento Kings
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Warriors 120, Kings 116
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