Kings vs Warriors: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – January 4, 2021

Stephen Curry leads the Golden State Warriors (3-3) against the Sacramento Kings (3-3) after scoring 62 points in a 137-122 win over the Trail Blazers. The Warriors are in the matchup on Monday, January 4, 2021, which tips off at 10:00 PM ET on NBCS-BA. The point total is set at in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of January 4, 2021, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Kings vs Warriors Betting Odds

Injury Report as of January 4

Kings:
DaQuan Jeffries: Out (Left ankle),
Tyrese Haliburton: Out (Left wrist)

Warriors:
Alen Smailagic: Out (Knee),
Klay Thompson: Out For Season (Right Achilles),
James Wiseman: Day To Day (Left Ankle),
Marquese Chriss: Out For Season (Leg)

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Kings (-2.5)

Pick OU:
Under (232.5)

Prediction:
Warriors 121 Kings 108
Click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!The model projects a total 4.1 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Kings Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 6 21.0 3.0 6.2 1.7 1.0 1.2
Buddy Hield 6 16.8 3.8 2.7 0.7 0.3 3.8
Harrison Barnes 6 16.3 8.0 2.7 0.7 0.3 1.2
Richaun Holmes 6 13.0 9.3 1.2 1.2 1.0 0.0
Marvin Bagley III 6 11.8 7.8 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.7

Kings Player Props

  • De’Aaron Fox’s points prop total for the contest is set at 20.5, 0.5 points lower than his season average of 21.0.
  • Richaun Holmes’ rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 7.5 rebounds, 1.8 rebounds lower than his season average of 9.3.
  • Buddy Hield’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.3 shots lower than his season average of 3.8.
  • Hassan Whiteside’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.5 blocks lower than his season average of 1.0.

Warriors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Stephen Curry 6 32.3 4.7 6.2 1.2 0.3 4.3
Andrew Wiggins 6 17.8 5.8 1.8 0.3 1.5 1.8
James Wiseman 6 11.7 6.5 0.3 0.5 1.7 0.8
Eric Paschall 6 10.2 2.3 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.3
Kelly Oubre Jr. 6 9.7 6.2 0.5 1.7 1.0 0.3

Warriors Player Props

  • Curry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 37.5, 5.7 lower than his season average of 43.2.
  • James Wiseman’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 15.5, 3.0 lower than his season average of 18.5.
  • Curry’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.8 shots less than his season average of 4.3.
  • Kelly Oubre Jr.’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Kings have a 45.3% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.4% lower than the 45.7% of shots the Warriors’ opponents have made.
  • Sacramento has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 1-2 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 45.7% from the field.
  • Golden State has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 2-1 record overall when allowing its opponents to make more than 45.3% of their shots from the field.
  • The Warriors have shot at a 42.4% rate from the field this season, 5.8 percentage points less than the 48.2% shooting opponents of the Kings have averaged.
  • This season, Golden State has a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall in games the team collectively shoots better than 48.2% from the field.
  • Sacramento is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot higher than 42.4% from the field.
  • The Kings’ 35.7% three-point shooting percentage this season is 6.6 percentage points lower than opponents of the Warriors have shot from deep (42.3%).
  • Sacramento has a 1-1 record against the spread and a 1-1 record overall when the team hits more than 42.3% of its three-point attempts.
  • Golden State is 1-0 against the spread and 1-0 overall when its opponents shoot better than 35.7% from deep.
  • The Warriors are knocking down 31.7% of their shots from beyond the arc, which is 1.2 percentage points fewer than the 32.9% the Kings’ opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Golden State is 2-1 ATS and 3-0 overall when the team hits more than 32.9% of its three-point attempts.
  • Sacramento has a 2-1 ATS record and a 2-1 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 31.7% from three-point range.
  • The Kings connect on 10.2 three-pointers per game this season, 1.8 fewer makes per game than the Warriors allow (12).
  • Golden State has gone 1-1 against the spread and 2-0 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Sacramento hits fewer three-pointers than its opponents, it is 2-2 ATS and 1-3 straight up.
  • The Warriors are the 17th-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Kings give up the 10th-fewest makes from deep.

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Kings vs Warriors Stat Rankings

Kings Rank Kings AVG Warriors AVG Warriors Rank
15th 111.3 Points Scored 113 11th
19th 113.3 Points Allowed 123.7 30th
9th 46.2 Rebounds 44.7 12th
1st 12.5 Off. Rebounds 8.5 22nd
29th 10.2 3pt Made 12 17th
24th 22.5 Assists 21.3 29th
10th 14.3 Turnovers 15 15th

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