Sacramento Kings at Denver Nuggets Matchup 2/28/2024

In a matchup featuring two of the brightest stars in the NBA, Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (39-19) will play Sabonis and the Sacramento Kings (33-24) on February 28, 2024 at Ball Arena. The Nuggets are strongly favored, by 7.5 points. The matchup has an over/under set at 231 points.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Sacramento Kings Kings
77
+6.5 (-110)
+9 (-102)
230.5 pts
227 pts
+205
+320
line-movement
Denver Nuggets Nuggets
88
-6.5 (-110)
-9 (-118)
-250
-410

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
29-26-3 18-7-1 11-19-2
22-37-0 11-17-0 11-20-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 5-6-0 2-1-0 3-5-0
220.5 to 225 1-4-0 1-2-0 0-2-0 3-8-0 2-4-0 1-4-0
225.5 to 229 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 6-4-1 4-2-1 2-2-0
229.5 to 235 9-8-0 5-5-0 4-3-0 9-6-0 4-2-0 5-4-0
235.5 to 240 7-8-0 3-4-0 4-4-0 3-6-1 3-3-0 0-3-1
240.5 and over 10-6-1 2-4-0 8-2-1 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
29-28-1 11-15-0 18-13-1
27-30-2 15-12-1 12-18-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 0-4-0 0-4-0 0-0-0 5-3-0 4-3-0 1-0-0
-7 to -10 3-4-0 2-3-0 1-1-0 8-4-1 7-4-1 1-0-0
-3.5 to -6.5 9-7-0 4-3-0 5-4-0 5-5-0 4-4-0 1-1-0
-0.5 to -3 7-6-0 3-4-0 4-2-0 1-4-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
0 to 3 5-5-1 2-1-0 3-4-1 3-5-0 0-0-0 3-5-0
+3.5 to +6.5 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 4-5-1 0-0-0 4-5-1
+7 to +10 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 1-2-0 0-0-0 1-2-0
+10.5 or more 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 17-14 54.8% 59.7 115.9
Underdog 9-10 47.4% 63.2 116.3
After Losses 12-13 48% 48 117.4
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 22-5 81.5% 53.7 119.1
Favorite 36-14 72% 46 115.3
After Win 21-14 60% 41.4 114.7

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.1 29.1 29.3 26.6 25.1
122.8 31.5 31.4 31.5 28.4
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
113.9 30.1 29.1 27.9 26.8
118.4 30 29.2 30.4 28.8
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
111.9 28.1 29.4 27.6 26.8
117 29.6 30.7 29.1 27.6
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.7 28.1 28.4 27.3 25.9
115.1 28.4 29.5 28.4 28.8

Sacramento Kings Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/14/24 SAC 125 @ PHO 130 -4.5 245 51.6% 24 15 29% 13 51.8% 36 7 41.9% 12
2/11/24 SAC 113 @ OKC 127 -3.5 240 48.9% 13 10 38.1% 18 54.8% 27 4 48.1% 9
2/8/24 SAC 120 vs DET 133 -13.5 241 47.4% 22 5 34.1% 4 56% 22 6 54.8% 11
2/6/24 SAC 110 @ CLE 136 -4.5 234 46.2% 12 10 38.6% 12 58% 17 5 56.1% 8
2/1/24 SAC 106 @ MIA 115 -2.5 228 44.1% 18 12 30% 9 50% 23 7 46.4% 8

Denver Nuggets Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/9/24 DEN 114 @ LAL 106 +3 230.5 48.5% 7 14 43.8% 12 46.1% 22 10 32% 7
2/5/24 DEN 112 vs POR 103 -15 220.5 48.8% 19 14 42.9% 8 45.9% 15 15 35.5% 13
2/1/24 DEN 100 @ OKC 105 -6 226.5 39.8% 16 12 40.5% 8 42.5% 25 15 42.3% 11
1/30/24 DEN 113 vs MIL 107 -4 238 48.4% 24 9 22.2% 8 42.9% 25 7 40% 12
1/27/24 DEN 111 vs PHI 105 -8 225.5 45.1% 38 13 35.1% 7 53.1% 16 6 28.6% 11

Kings vs. Nuggets Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBCS
  • Favorite: Nuggets (-7.5)
  • Total: 231

Kings vs. Nuggets Matchup Statistics

  • The 114.5 points per game the Nuggets score are just 3.4 fewer points than the Kings give up (117.9).
  • The Nuggets' +223 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.8 points per game) is a result of scoring 114.5 points per game (16th in the NBA) while allowing 110.7 per outing (seventh in the league).
  • The Kings have a +36 scoring differential, putting up 118.5 points per game (eighth in league) and conceding 117.9 (23rd in NBA).
  • Denver posts 119.1 points per game in home games, compared to 110.5 points per game in away games, a difference of 8.6 points per contest.
  • At home Sacramento is scoring 121.6 points per game, 5.7 more than it is averaging away (115.9).
  • The Nuggets' offense has been less productive over their last 10 games, putting up 112.1 points a contest compared to the 114.5 they've averaged this season.
  • While the Kings are averaging 118.5 points per game in 2023-24, they have improved that mark in their last 10 games, producing 118.8 a contest.

Kings vs. Nuggets Previous Meetings

Nuggets vs Kings (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/14/2024 Nuggets -5.5 229 -198 +164 102-98 SAC
2/9/2024 Kings -3 230.5 -148 +124 135-106 SAC
12/2/2023 Kings -3.5 234.5 -162 +136 123-117 SAC
4/9/2023 Kings -5.5 230 -205 +175 109-95 DEN
12/28/2022 Kings -3 237 -150 +130 127-126 SAC
12/27/2022 Nuggets -3 237.5 -150 +130 113-106 DEN

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic averages 26.1 points, 12.3 boards and 9.3 assists.
  • Michael Porter Jr. averages 16.2 points, 7.1 boards and 1.4 assists.
  • Jamal Murray averages 20.6 points, 3.9 boards and 6.4 assists.
  • Aaron Gordon averages 13.8 points, 6.5 boards and 3.1 assists, shooting 55.1% from the field.
  • Reggie Jackson is averaging 10.7 points, 3.9 assists and 2 rebounds.

Kings Leaders

  • Domantas Sabonis averages 20 points, 13.2 rebounds and 8.5 assists. He is also sinking 62.1% of his shots from the field (seventh in league).
  • The Kings get 26.9 points per game from De'Aaron Fox, plus 4.2 boards and 5.6 assists.
  • Malik Monk averages 15.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists. He is sinking 44.8% of his shots from the field and 36.7% from 3-point range, with 2.2 treys per game.
  • Keegan Murray's numbers on the season are 15 points, 5.3 boards and 1.6 assists per game. He is draining 46.5% of his shots from the field and 36.5% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.3 treys.
  • The Kings get 11.3 points per game from Kevin Huerter, plus 3.7 boards and 2.7 assists.

Kings vs. Nuggets Injury Report

  • Nuggets Injuries: Vlatko Cancar: Out (Knee), Hunter Tyson: Questionable (Finger)
  • Kings Injuries: Aleksandar Vezenkov: Out (Ankle)