The Boston Celtics will be on a back to back as they face the 10-19 Sacramento Kings in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night. Tip off time from Sacramento is scheduled for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The betting odds from this NBA game will be out on Sunday afternoon as Kings guard Tyreke Evans is listed as questionable with a knee soreness.
During the lockout season a year ago the teams met once and it was Sacramento with the 120-95 home win against the Celtics as a +4 point underdog. The total landed over 197 ½ points. Trend: Sacramento is 4-1 ATS in their past five games.
After a 93-76 road at Brooklyn to open up this road trip the Celtics flew west and has not played well. They lose to the Clippers on Thursday night 106-77. Last night Boston got blown out at Golden St 101-83 as a +4 ½ point underdog. The total came in at under 192 ½ points. The Celtics scored 100 or more points just once in their past eight games. They have not gotten to 90 points in five of those games. Boston shoots just 36% from the floor in the loss and 5 of 22 from three. Jason Terry makes just 6 of 19 shots. Against the Clippers he connects on 4 of 10 from the floor.
The Kings are 9-7 on their home court on the year. Their record is bad because they are 1-12 on the road. They won three straight at home with victories against Golden St, Portland and on Friday the Kings defeat the New York Knicks 106-105 as a +3 point underdog. James Johnson makes a three point shot at the buzzer to earn the win. Sacramento nearly blows a first half 27 point lead in the win. The Kings are not a good defensive team as they allow 102 points a game. Center DeMarcus Cousins leads the team with 16 points a game and 9 ½ boards. Cousins makes just 41% of his shots and not good for a center.