Written and authored by National Basketball Association Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Wednesday January 21, 2015. At 10:00 PM EST.
The (17-24) Brooklyn Nets of the Eastern Conference Atlantic Division makes the trip from the Big Apple to the Capital City of the Golden State. Brooklyn will play the (16-25) Sacramento Kings of the Western Conference Pacific Division in 2015 NBA action. The teams will play at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. This Sports Handicapper believes the Brooklyn Nets are old, and the team is going to have a different look in the next few weeks or so. Sacramento is struggling but has talent to turn things around. The betting line has Sacramento as a five-point home favorite Against The Spread, and the total is 197 for Wednesday Night’s game.
The 2015 Brooklyn Nets are ten games behind Division lead Toronto in the Atlantic. Brooklyn have lost three of four including a 99-90 home defeat at the hands of Washington on the seventeenth. Overpaid Guard Joe Johnson is the team’s leading scorer with 15-points per game. Points Guard Deron Williams is the leader in assists but is out with a rib injury. Brooklyn has one of the lowest offensive scoring averages in the NBA, a little over 95 points per contest. Head Coach Lionel Hollins is a specialist at the defensive part of Basketball and players are slowly buying into his theory. Brooklyn is 0-4 Against The Spread their last four on Wednesday’s. The betting odds under the total is 13-3 Brooklyn last sixteen following a Point Spread loss. Brooklyn is 1-5 ATS the last six between the teams. The Brooklyn Nets are 2-2 their last four NBA ATS Betting Predictions on the road going over the betting odds total three times and staying under once. The key to a Brooklyn win is to play their brand of basketball. The Nets are starting a West Coast swing and needs to get off to a good start.
The 2015 Sacramento Kings have lost four in a row, and three of them have been at home. Sacramento has forgotten about defense, they allow opponents an average of 103 points per game that is 25th in the league. Talented Center DeMarcus Cousins leads the team in three of the five major categories but must be more aggressive on defense. Point Guard Darren Collison is the leader in assists and steals. The betting odds under the total is 7-1 the last eight on Wednesday’s. The betting odds under the total is 3-0-1 the last four between the teams in Northern California. The Sacramento Kings are 4-2 ATS their last six at home, going over the betting odds total twice and staying under four times. The key to a Sacramento Kings win is for Rudy Gay, who is their most Versatile player to take control of the young team on and off the court.
Free Pick: Sacramento-5.