Sacramento Kings vs. Indiana Pacers Preview, Prediction, and Free Pick 12-8-18

Sacramento Kings (12-11) vs Indiana Pacers (14-10)

Date : 12/08/2018
Time : 7:00PM
Location : Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Pick, Prediction, & Preview:

Sacramento Kings vs Indiana Pacers

The Sacramento Kings visit the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday night. These two teams meet again for their second game in a week. The Kings stole a win in Sacramento 111-110 behind Cauley-Steins putback dunk with 16.1 remaining in the game to seal the deal. Bogdan Bogdanovic was the high scorer for the Kings with 20 while the Pacers Bojan Bogdanovic was the games high scorer with 27 points in the loss.

Sacramento Kings's Latest Performance :

The Sacramento Kings have won their last two while going 5-5 in their last ten. Their last win came on the road in Phoenix as they took down the last place Suns 122-102 behind Buddy Hield’s 20 points and De’Aaron Fox’s 16 points and seven assists on Tuesday night. Sacramento shot a solid 53.6% from the floor and 45.8% beyond the arc as they cruised past a terrible Suns team who holds the league’s worst record.

Indiana Pacers's Latest Performance :

The Indiana Pacers snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the struggling Chicago Bulls in Indiana on Tuesday night. Myles Turner was getting it done on both ends of the floor matching his season-high 18 points with 11 rebounds and 5 blocked shots. New Bulls head coach Jim Boylen had his debut spoiled by a resilient Pacers team. Pacers guard Darren Collison was the games high scorer with 23 points while shooting 6/7 from the field with 3 assists. The Pacer offense shot 46.1% from the field in the win.

How Sacramento Kings & Indiana Pacers Matchup.

Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:

Pacers are 11-13 ATS overall

Pacers are 5-6 ATS at home and 6-7 ATS away

Kings are 14-9 ATS overall

Kings are 7-4 ATS at home and 7-5 ATS away

In-Depth Analysis of each team:

The Pacers have gone 6-4 in their last ten and are on a one-game win streak coming into Saturday’s match-up. They currently sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference six games back behind the first place Raptors. The Kings currently sit in the ninth spot in the highly competitive Western Conference and are 6-6 on the road as they head into Indiana. The Kings will have their hands full against the league’s #1 defensive team. The Pacers are holding teams to an average of 102 points per game.

Betting trends for Sacramento Kings:

  • Kings are 6-6 as away team

  • Kings are 6-5 after a win

  • Kings are 5-2 in non-conference games

Betting trends for Indiana Pacers:

  • Pacers are 10-5 as favorite

  • Pacers are 5-7 in non-conference games

  • Pacers are 6-7 after a win.


A prolific television producer/writer and general sports enthusiast, Bryan has produced and written for several TV shows over the years. He attended the University of Missouri and has been involved in competitive sports his entire life.