Kings vs Lakers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 2, 2021

The Sacramento Kings (22-26) are  favorites as they attempt to extend a five-game home win streak when they host the Los Angeles Lakers (30-18) on Friday, April 2 at Golden 1 Center. The matchup airs at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-CA. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 2, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Kings vs Lakers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 2

Kings:
Marvin Bagley III: Out (Hand),
Hassan Whiteside: Day To Day (Knee),
Jahmi’us Ramsey: Day To Day (Hamstring)

Lakers:
Wesley Matthews: Day To Day (Neck),
Anthony Davis: Out (Achilles),
LeBron James: Out (Ankle),
Jared Dudley: Out (Knee)

Kings and Lakers Records ATS

  • Sacramento is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 22-26
  • When favored by at least 4.5 points, the Kings are 2-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • 28 of 48 Sacramento games this season (58.3%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Los Angeles has a 22-26 record ATS this season.
  • As at least a 4.5-point underdog, the Lakers tend to meet expectations with a 16-14 record against the spread.
  • 30 of Los Angeles’ 48 games (62.5%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Kings defeated the Lakers 123-120. Buddy Hield led the Kings with 29 points, and Dennis Schroder paced the Lakers with 28. The Lakers covered the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 243 total points to finish over on the 223.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2021 Kings Kings -4 223.5 -176 144 Regular Season 123-120 SAC

Scoring Trends

  • Sacramento’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup total (223 points) in 38 out of 48 opportunities (79.2% of matchups).
  • 17 Los Angeles games this year (35.4% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Friday’s over/under of 223 points.
  • The Kings have seen a 233.5 average over/under in their games this season, 10.5 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 6.4 points separates this game’s over/under (223 points) and the average total points bet in Lakers’ games (216.6 points) this season.
  • The Kings have an average implied point total of 117.5 this season, which is 3.5 points higher than their implied total in Friday’s game (114).
  • Sacramento has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (114) 27 times.
  • The 113.9-point average implied total on the season for the Lakers is 4.9 more points than the team’s 109-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Los Angeles has totaled more than 109 points in 27 games on the season.
  • The Kings are the NBA’s sixth-highest scoring team (115 PPG), while the Lakers allow their opponents the second-fewest points per game (106.1) in the league.
  • The Kings have a -172-point scoring differential on the season (-3.5 per game). The Lakers have out-scored opponents by 205 points on the season (4.3 more per game).

Kings Leaders

  • De’Aaron Fox leads the Kings in points and assists. He contributes 24.7 points per game while also adding 7.2 assists.
  • Fox’s assists prop total for the contest is posted at 6.5 assists, 0.7 assists less than his season average of 7.2.
  • Sacramento is led in rebounds by Richaun Holmes’ 9.1 per game.
  • Holmes’ rebounding prop over/under for the contest is listed at 10.5 rebounds, 1.4 rebounds higher than his season average of 9.1.
  • The Kings are led by Hield from long distance. He knocks down 4.0 shots from deep per game.
  • Hield’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 4.5, 0.5 shots greater than his season average of 4.0.
  • Delon Wright leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. Holmes collects 1.7 blocks a game to pace Sacramento.
  • Wright’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Lakers Leaders

  • LeBron James’ excellent showing this season give him the top spot on the Lakers scoring and assists leaderboards with 25.4 points per game and 7.9 assists per game.
  • James’ assists prop total for the matchup is posted at 7.5 assists, 0.4 less than his season average of 7.9.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Andre Drummond is the Los Angeles leader with 13.0 per game.
  • Drummond’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is listed at 1.5 rebounds, 11.5 rebounds lower than his season average of 13.0.
  • James is tops from three-point range for the Lakers, knocking down 2.4 threes per game.
  • James’ three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 2.4.
  • Drummond is at the top of Los Angeles’ steals hierarchy with 1.5 steals per game and Anthony Davis leads the squad in blocks with 1.8 per game.
  • Drummond’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 1.0 steal lower than his season average of 1.5.

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