The Sacramento Kings (6-4) travel to square off against the San Antonio Spurs (3-8) on Friday night in the 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament. The Kings look to keep their win streak going. They’ve won four straight, outlasting the Los Angeles Lakers 125-110 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, San Antonio, meanwhile, is on a six-game losing streak. On Tuesday, the Thunder topped the Spurs 123-87. Tre Jones (hamstring) is doubtful and Devin Vassell (left adductor tightness) is out for San Antonio. Trey Lyles (calf) and Alex Len (ankle) won’t suit up for the Kings.
Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio. Sacramento is an 8.5-point favorite in the latest Kings vs. Spurs odds. The over/under for total points is set at 238. Before making any Spurs vs. Kings picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past five seasons. The model enters Week 4 of the 2023-24 NBA season on a 80-43 roll on all top-rated NBA picks dating back to last season, returning nearly $3,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.
The model has set its sights on Spurs vs. Kings and locked in its NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Kings vs. Spurs:
- Spurs vs. Kings spread: Sacramento -8.5
- Spurs vs. Kings over/under: 238.5 points
- Spurs vs. Kings money line: Sacramento -348, San Antonio +270
- Sacramento: Hit the 4Q game total Under in 49 of their last 78 games
- San Antonio: Hit the game total Over in 47 of their last 68 games
- Spurs vs. Kings picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why the Kings can cover
Forward Domantas Sabonis thrives in the frontcourt. The three-time All-Star averages 19.1 points, 12.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game. He’s racked up 20-plus points in three of his last four games. In the win over the Lakers, Sabonis had 29 points, 16 boards and seven assists.
Guard De’Aaron Fox recently returned to the lineup for the Kings. Fox owns blazing speed to fly up and down the floor. He logs 30 points, four rebounds and 5.8 assists per game. Fox’s scored 28-plus points in four consecutive games. In his last outing, he finished with 28 points, five assists and four steals. See which team to pick here.
Why the Spurs can cover
Rookie center Victor Wembanyama is making his presence felt very early in his career. Wembanyama has been a very skilled scorer with solid footwork. He can score at all three levels while also being a disruptive shot-blocker. Wembanyama leads the team in points (18.6), rebounds (9.3) and blocks (2.4). On Nov. 10 versus the Timberwolves, the 19-year-old tallied 29 points, nine boards and four blocks.
Forward Keldon Johnson has been a smooth shooter on the perimeter with a quick release. Johnson is a solid defender and plays with great anticipation in transition. The Kentucky product logged 15.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. On Nov. 12, Johnson scored 20 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. See which team to pick here.
How to make Kings vs. Spurs picks
The model has simulated Spurs vs. Kings 10,000 times and is leaning Under, with the teams projected to score 233 points. It also says one side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time. You can only see the picks at SportsLine.
Who wins Spurs vs. Kings, and which side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see the picks, all from the model that is on a 80-43 roll on top-rated NBA picks, and find out.