The Sacramento Kings (30-21) and the Oklahoma City Thunder (35-17) square off in a Western Conference tilt on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET. For this game, SportsLine consensus lists the Thunder as 3.5-point favorites, while the over/under is 239.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page).
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The model knows Sacramento guard De’Aaron Fox is a lighting-quick playmaker in the backcourt. Fox explodes in the rim with ease and has a knack for piling up steals. The Kentucky product leads the team in scoring (26.6) and steals (1.9) with 5.4 assists per game. On Feb. 2 against the Pacers, Fox tallied 25 points and three assists.
The model also knows Oklahoma City guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been playing an MVP level through the first half of the season. Gilgeous-Alexander plays at a calming pace and creates offensive opportunities for both himself and his teammates. The 25-year-old ranks second in the NBA in scoring (31) and 13th in assists (6.6). In Saturday’s loss against the Mavericks, he totaled 25 points, six rebounds, and five assists.
The model has simulated Kings vs. Thunder 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over on the point total, and it also says one side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time!
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