The Phoenix Suns (37-29) will take on the Sacramento Kings (39-26). This Pacific Division matchup will go down at the Footprint Center on Saturday. The Phoenix Suns enter the contest sitting two positions behind the second-seeded Sacramento Kings in fourth place in the Western Conference. Both teams look to make a deep run in the playoffs and have put together solid rosters. With the amount of talent on both sides, this will surely be an entertaining matchup for basketball fans.
Go for the Phoenix Suns to win (1.67) on the moneyline.
The Phoenix Suns enter the matchup riding a four-game winning streak. They’ve been in formidable form, having even won their last two games at Footprint Center straight up. Their 1.67 moneyline odds imply there is a 60% chance of another home victory on Saturday. The Sacramento Kings enter the matchup riding a two-game winning streak. Despite their recent success away from home, having won seven of their last ten road games, they are still the underdogs going into this game, with the moneyline for an away win set at 2.30.
The Phoenix Suns are the big favorites for one key reason: the defense. The defense has been stifling opposing offenses to great effect, boasting one of the best records of the entire league this season. This could have a telling effect on their matchup with the Sacramento Kings, who have surrendered one too many points for our liking.
Phoenix Suns VS Sacramento Kings Spread
Go for the Phoenix Suns -3.0 (1.95) if you’re looking for a safe bet.
The oddsmakers predict the Phoenix Suns to win the game, but only by a slight margin. The hosts open up as the 3-point favorites. The Sacramento Kings were the dominant team in their last five trips to the Footprint Center. They won four times by a 6.0-point margin on average.
The Phoenix Suns have gone 18-13-1 ATS at Footprint Center. Their overall record for the season is 36-28-2 ATS. Sports bettors have found the Phoenix Suns to be a dependable team for covering the spread. In their last four matches, they have come out ahead, putting them at a 6-2-2 ATS record over their last ten games.
The Sacramento Kings have gone two games straight covering the spread. Their record for the season is 36-29 ATS. The Sacramento Kings have put together a fine record in spread betting. They’ve covered in their last two outings straight up, going 8-2 ATS in their last ten matchups in all.
Phoenix Suns VS Sacramento Kings Total
Total under 239.0 (1.91) is how we’d bet on the total at Arizona sports betting sites.
In the last ten meetings between the Phoenix Suns and the Sacramento Kings, the average number of points scored was 219.3, with the last five games played at the Footprint Center averaging 206.2 points, neither of which exceeded the 239.0-point mark.
The combined point total for the Phoenix Suns and the Sacramento Kings has not gone over 239.0 in eight of their last ten matches. If you place a bet on the Under on the Total market, you will get odds of 1.91.
The last three Phoenix Suns games went over. Their record for the season is now 31-33 O/U. In the last five home contests, the total has been over four times. The Phoenix Suns have an overall 5-5 record on the O/U in their last 10 home and away games.
The Sacramento Kings are 32-32 O/U this season. Their last two games finished under the total. Recently, the visitors have vastly outperformed projections in regard to the total. Over their last five matchups, they have averaged 263.4 points per game, surpassing the total on three occasions.
Phoenix Suns VS Sacramento Kings Betting trends
- Moneyline (ML): Sacramento Kings (2.30) | Phoenix Suns (1.67)
- Against the spread (ATS): Sacramento Kings +3.0 (1.87) | Phoenix Suns -3.0 (1.95)
- Over/Under (O/U): 239.0 (1.91) | (1.91)
Phoenix Suns Form
The Phoenix Suns have been performing well lately, as evidenced by four consecutive victories culminating in a 132-101 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Their record in the last 10 matches stands at 7-3.
The Phoenix Suns have excelled on the offensive end of the floor. Their season points average is 113.3, but they have scored an impressive 118.6 points per game in the last five. This team’s defense has been relentless. Ranking as one of the best defenses in the league, they have only allowed 110.9 points per game this season, and just 105.2 points in their last five outings.
The Phoenix Suns are again a real threat in the playoffs. After 66 matches they are in fourth place in the Western Conference and second in the Pacific Division with a 37-29 record. Last season they reached the Conference semi-finals.
Kevin Durant and Landry Shamet are both set to miss the game.
Sacramento Kings Form
The Sacramento Kings have a record of 39-26 this season, having won their last game against the New York Knicks by a score of 122-117. Over their last ten contests, they have achieved an impressive 8-2 record and are 4-1 in their last five away matches.
This season, the Sacramento Kings have been on fire offensively. They have the tools to score points quickly and consistently, proven by their 121.1 points per game average. The away team’s defense has been a major liability, giving up an average of 118.3 points in 65 games this season.
The Sacramento Kings have a strong likelihood of making the postseason, with a record of 39 wins and 65 losses so far in the regular season. They are currently placed second in the Western Conference and first in the Pacific Division.
The Sacramento Kings have no reported injury concerns ahead of their latest matchup.
Phoenix Suns VS Sacramento Kings H2H history
The Phoenix Suns have been successful in their last two matchups against the Sacramento Kings, with the most recent game ending in a 120-109 result on February 2023, followed by a 117-122 win on November 2022. The Phoenix Suns and the Sacramento Kings have each won five times out of their last ten meetings, making their upcoming game a deciding factor as to which team will ultimately have more victories in the series.
The Phoenix Suns managed an average of 109.5 points a game in their ten most recent outings against the Sacramento Kings, who averaged 109.8 points.