Lakers Look To Play Spoilers Against The Kings

Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:29 PM UTC

Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019 2:29 PM UTC

The Lakers may be eliminated from playoff contention, but they can play the role of spoiler against the Kings on Sunday.

<h2 style="text-align:center"> </h2><h2 style="text-align:center">Sacramento Kings (36-36 SU, 42-28-2 ATS) at Los Angeles Lakers (31-41 SU, 27-44-1 ATS)</h2><p style="text-align:center"><strong><a href="" target="_blank" title="Sacramento Kings vs L.A. Lakers Odds Board">Sunday 8:30 P.M. ET</a><br />Free NBA Pick: Lakers ATS<br />Best Line Offered: <a href=";book=BOVADA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Top Rated Sportsbook">Bovada</a></strong></p><p style="text-align:center"><strong>[/]{"component":"oddswidget", "eventId":3569044, "sportsbooksIds":[999996,19,169,999991,238], "LineTypeId":1, "PeriodTypeId":1}[/]</strong></p><p>The Lakers will attempt to get in the way of Sacramento's first playoff appearance in 13 years while also trying to avoid losing six straight games for the first time this season when they meet on Sunday evening in Los Angeles.</p><p>Sacramento enters Sunday 5 1/2 games behind the San Antonio Spursfor eighth place in the Western Conference. The Kings have 10l games left and the Spurs have nine. They face each other on March 31 in San Antonio.</p><p>Sacramento trimmed a half-game off that deficit with a 112-103 win against the visiting Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. The Kings last made the playoffs in 2006, which capped eight straight postseason appearances, three of which were ended by the Lakers.</p><p>Even if the Kings come up short of the playoffs this season, they know <a href="" target="_blank" title="NBA Picks &amp; Predictions">they have a bright future</a>.</p><p>[/]{"component": "embedHTML", "code": "&lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\" data-lang=\"pt\"&gt;&lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&gt;🎥 JaVale McGee talks about setting two career-highs with 33 points and 20 rebounds. &lt;a href=\"\"&gt;;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) &lt;a href=\"\"&gt;23 de março de 2019&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt;\n&lt;script async src=\"\" charset=\"utf-8\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</p><p>Buddy Hield shot 7-for-14 from 3-point range and scored 25 points against the Suns to give the third-year guard 245 treys for the Kings this season, breaking Peja Stojakovic's franchise record of 240 set in 2003-04.</p><p>Marvin Bagley the second overall pick in the draft last June, scored at least 20 points off the bench in three straight games for the first time this season before finishing with 16 points and 11 rebounds against Phoenix.</p><p>The <a href="" target="_blank" title="NBA Odds Board">Lakers have been one of the worst team ATS this season</a>, but they have been successful against the Kings winning 17 of their last twenty games against their in-state rivals and will look to add to that total at home.</p><p> </p>
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