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Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA
When: Thursday, January 10, 10:00 PM. ET.
The Sacramento Kings will be trying to bounce back from their loss to the Phoenix Suns when they take on the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night.
Pistons Trying To Snap Two-Game Losing Streak
The Pistons have struggled over the past week, losing five of their last six games. They will be trying to snap their their-game losing streak and pick up their second win in their last seven games when they face the Kings on Thursday.
Detroit has struggled offensively, averaging 107.2 points per game, which is 24th in the league. The team is shooting 43.5 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range.
Blake Griffin leads the team with 25.3 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 5.2 assists per game. Andre Drummondis averaging 17.1 points and 14.9 rebounds per game, while Reggie Jackson is averaging 15.1 points and 4.3 assists per game.
The Pistons have fared better defensively, holding opponents to 109.7 points per game, which is 14th in the league. They gave up 111 points per game in their last four games and will need to play better to beat the Kings on Thursday.
Kings Looking For Second Win In Three Games
The Kings have also struggled over the last week, losing five of their last six contests. They will try to bounce back from their loss to Phoenix and pick up their second win in their last three games when they face the Pistons on Thursday.
Sacramento is one of the best offensive teams in the league this season, averaging 115 points per game, which is fifth in the league. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 39 percent from three-point range.
Buddy Hield leads the way with 20.2 points and five rebounds per game. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 18 points and 7.3 assists per game, while Willie Cauley-Stein is averaging 13.6 points and 8.7 rebounds per game.
The Kings are one of the worst defensive teams in the league, giving up 116.4 points per game, which is 28th in the NBA. They gave up 115 points to the Suns in their last game and will need to play better to beat the Pistons on Thursday night.
- 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
- 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 vs. NBA Pacific.
- 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 day’s rest.
- 11-5 ATS in their last 16 vs. Western Conference