Nuggets vs Kings: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 6, 2021

The Denver Nuggets (12-9) take the court against the Sacramento Kings (10-11) as just 3-point favorites on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET on NBA TV. The matchup has an over/under of 228.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 6, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of February 6

Nuggets:
Facundo Campazzo: Day To Day (Knee),
Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
Gary Harris: Out (Left Adductor),
Jamal Murray: Day To Day (Knee),
PJ Dozier: Out (Hamstring)

Kings:
DaQuan Jeffries: Out (Left ankle)

Nuggets and Kings Records ATS

  • Denver is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-11
  • The Nuggets are 6-5 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over in 15 of 21 games this season (71.4%).
  • Sacramento has regularly covered the spread this season with a record of 11-10.
  • For the third time this season, the Kings are at least a 3-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • Sacramento and its opponents have regularly hit the over this season, doing so in 61.9% (13) of its 21 games played.

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Head to Head

The Kings got a team-high 24 points from De’Aaron Fox on the way to a 125-115 win against Michael Porter Jr. (30 points) and the Nuggets in their last matchup on December 29, 2020. The Kings were 1-point favorites in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams put up a total of 240 total points to go over the 226-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/29/2020 Kings Kings -1 226 -113 -107 Regular Season 125-115 SAC*
12/23/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -7.5 226 -305 245 Regular Season 124-122 SAC*
  • 12/29/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Jamal Murray, JaMychal Green
  • 12/23/2020 DNP – Nuggets: JaMychal Green

  • Scoring Trends

    • Denver’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup over/under (228 points) in 61.9% of opportunities (13 out of 21 matchups).
    • In Sacramento’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in 12 out of 21 matchups (57.1%).
    • On average, the over/under in Nuggets games is 0.8 points fewer than the over/under of 228 points in this matchup.
    • Kings’ games have a total points bet of 232.3 points this season, 4.3 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
    • The average implied total for the Nuggets this season is 113.3 points, 2.7 fewer points than their implied total of 116 points in Saturday’s game.
    • Denver has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (116) 11 times this season.
    • The average implied point total on the season for the Kings (116.3) is 3.3 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (113).
    • Sacramento has scored more than this game’s implied total of 113 points 12 times this season.
    • The Nuggets are the league’s fourth-highest scoring team (115.5 PPG), while the Kings allow the 29th-fewest points per game (118.8) in NBA action.
    • The Nuggets have put up a total of 78 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 3.7 per game), while the Kings have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 111 total points, -5.3 per game).

    Nuggets Leaders

    • The Nuggets points, rebounds and assists leader is Nikola Jokic. He puts up 26.1 points per game and adds 11.7 rebounds and 8.4 assists.
    • Jokic’s assists prop total for the matchup is set at 7.5 assists, 0.9 assists less than his season average of 8.4.
    • Porter connects on 2.5 threes per game to lead the Nuggets.
    • Porter’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.0 shot lower than his season average of 2.5.
    • Denver’s blocks leader is Porter, who averages 0.8 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.7 steals an outing.
    • Jokic’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals lower than his season average of 1.7.

    Kings Leaders

    • The Kings go-to guy, Fox, leads the team in both scoring (22.3 points per game) and assists (6.6 assists per game).
    • Fox’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 20.5, 1.8 points lower than his season average of 22.3.
    • Richaun Holmes collects all of the boards and is the Sacramento leader in rebounds, grabbing 7.9 per game.
    • Holmes’ PRA prop total for the game is set at 21.5, 1.0 lower than his season average of 22.5.
    • Buddy Hield leads the Kings in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 4.0 made threes per game.
    • Hield’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.5 shots less than his season average of 4.0.
    • Sacramento’s Fox has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Holmes is first in blocks with 1.8 per game.
    • Holmes’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks lower than his season average of 1.8.

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