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Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards: Prediction (2024)

Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards: Prediction (2024)

The Sacramento Kings will face the Washington Wizards on Thursday at the Capital One Arena. This will be the second meeting between the two teams this season, with the Kings winning the first one on December 18. De’Aaron Fox scored 30 points, five rebounds, six assists, three steals and one block in that game. Meanwhile, Jordan Poole had 28 points and two assists for Washington. The Kings lead the all-time matchups (112-95) against the Wizards. 



The Kings are currently in sixth place in the Western Conference and are on a two-game winning streak. They have won seven of their last 10 games. Sacramento is coming off a 123-89 win on Wednesday. They will be playing on the second night back-to-back against the Wizards, which will be challenging for them. Domantas Sabonis had a triple-double in Wednesday’s win. 

On the other hand, the Wizards are the worst team in the league this season, with the worst record of 11-58. They are on a five-game losing streak, with their most recent defeat coming against the Houston Rockets. Corey Kispert scored 16 points, while Justin Champagnie scored 16 points with eight rebounds. 


Starting lineup 

The Kings will be without Sasha Vezenkov, Kevin Huerter and Trey Lyles in the upcoming game. They are expected to start with Davion Mitchell, De’Aaron Fox, Keegan Murray, Harrison Barnes and Domantas Sabonis. 

The Washington Wizards have seven players on the injury report. They will most likely start with Johnny Davis, Justin Champagnie, Kyle Kuzma, Patrick Baldwin Jr. and Jordan Poole. 


Betting tips & Prediction 

De’Aaron Fox has an over/under of 24.5 points for Thursday. He should easily surpass this mark against the Wizards. Hence, you can bet on him to go over. 

Jordan Poole’s over/under for the upcoming game is 17.5 points. He will lead Washington’s defense and might end the night with more than 17.5 points, so bet on him to go over.

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The Kings are favored to win the upcoming game. They are also expected to cover the spread and score more. The team total is expected to stay under 237 points. 

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