Sacramento Kings at Phoenix Suns odds, picks and predictions

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The Sacramento Kings (39-26) are on the road for one game on Saturday to take on the Phoenix Suns (37-29). Tip-off is 9 p.m. ET at Footprint Center. in Phoenix. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Kings vs. Suns odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.

The Kings have won 2 straight and 7 of their last 8 games. They are coming off a 122-117 home win over the New York Knicks, covering the 2-point spread as favorites.

The Suns have won 4 straight games and 7 of their last 9 but lost F Kevin Durant for at least 3 weeks to a sprained ankle he rolled in pregame warmups Wednesday. G Devin Booker scored 44 in the Suns’ last game, a 132-101 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Phoenix, covering the 11-point spread as home favorites.

The Suns won both matchups this season over the Kings, once at home and once in Sacramento.

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Kings at Suns odds

Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 10:50 a.m. ET.

  • Moneyline (ML): Kings +140 (bet $100 to win $140) | Suns -160 (bet $160 to win $100)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Kings +3.5 (-112) | Suns -3.5 (-108)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 240.5 (O: -112 | U: -108)

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Kings at Suns key injuries

Kings

Suns

  • Kevin Durant (ankle) out
  • Josh Okogie (nose) available
  • Landry Shamet (foot) out

For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.

Kings at Suns picks and predictions

Prediction

Suns 125, Kings 120

Moneyline

Both teams are red-hot right now, with Sacramento having won 7 of their last 8 and Phoenix winning 7 of 9. They are 8-2 in the 10 games since Booker’s return.

The Kings are 18-13 on the road and have won 5 of their last 6 road contests, while the Suns are 22-10 at home and have won 3 of their last 4 at Footprint Center.

The Suns have won 14 straight games that they have scored 110 or more. The Kings have allowed fewer than 110 points only 8 times all season.

Signs point to the Suns winning, but the the point spread is small, so there is better value there than betting the moneyline, which isn’t bad value, but the spread is a better bet.

PASS.

Against the spread

The Suns are 2-0 ATS against the Kings this season.

The Kings are 6-2 ATS over their last 8 games. They are 19-12 ATS on the road.

The Suns are 18-13-1 ATS at home. Their last 14 wins have all been by more than 2 points.

BET SUNS -3.5 (-108).

Over/Under

The Over is 5-1-1 in the Kings’ last 7 road games.

Neither game between the Suns and Kings this season had a total higher than  239 points.

The Suns have scored 125 or more in 3 straight games, while the Kings have scored 120 or more in 8 straight games.

BET OVER 240.5 (-112).

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