Lakers vs. Kings NBA Preview (3/13/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on March 13, 2024 - Last Updated on March 14, 2024
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Lakers Vs. Kings Preview March 13

The Los Angeles Lakers travel to the Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings in an NBA Western Conference game at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday. The game will air on ESPN.

Lakers vs. Kings pregame odds

According to the latest NBA betting odds, the Lakers are slight road favorites over the Kings. Sacramento leads the season series 3-0 over Los Angeles, picking up a 130-120 road win in the last meeting. The Kings covered the spread as a +3.5 underdog in that one, with the total going over the line of 239.5 points. Current odds for Wednesday’s game from Massachusetts sportsbooks are as follows:

  • DraftKings: Lakers -2, over/under 237.5
  • FanDuel: Lakers -2, over/under 238.5
  • Caesars: Lakers -2, over/under 237.5
  • BetMGM: Lakers -2.5, over/under 238.5

Odds are subject to change and vary between sportsbooks for the Lakers vs. Kings. 

Lakers vs. Kings projected starting lineups (3/13/24)

Lakers starting lineup

PG: D’Angelo Russell
SG: Austin Reaves
SF: LeBron James (game-time decision)
PF: Rui Hachimura
C: Anthony Davis (game-time decision)

Kings starting lineup

PG: De’Aaron Fox
SG: Kevin Huerter
SF: Harrison Barnes
PF: Keegan Murray (game-time decision)
C: Domantas Sabonis

Projected starting lineups for each team are provided by Sportsdata.

Lakers vs. Kings injuries for tonight’s game

Anthony Davis and LeBron James are listed as questionable tonight. Davis is on the more probable side of playing tonight where James missed the last game with an ankle injury. Los Angeles will be without some key bench players, as Cam Reddish, Jarred Vanderbilt, Gabe Vincent, and Christian Wood are all ruled out.

Only Keegan Murray is listed as questionable for Sacramento tonight. He missed the game vs. Milwaukee on Tuesday due to an ankle sprain. The Kings started Keon Ellis in his place and will likely do so again in the event of Murray’s absence tonight.

Team standings & stats for tonight’s game

Los Angeles Lakers team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Lakers are 36-30 this season, which leaves them in 9th place in the Western Conference standings. They are 6-4 in their last 10 games and have won two straight, including a win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. Most recently, LA pulled out a 120-109 home win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. LeBron James topped the team with 29 points. Here’s where the Lakers rank in key team stats on the season:

  • Points per game: 117.3 (11th)
  • Points allowed per game: 117.4 (21st)
  • Rebounds per game: 42.6 (22nd)
  • Assists per game: 28.5 (7th)
  • FG%: 49.8 (3rd)
  • 3PT%: 37.6 (8th)

Sacramento Kings team stats ahead of tonight’s game

The Kings are 37-27 to date, which is good for 7th place in the Western Conference. They’re 6-4 over the last 10 games, and fresh off a 129-94 home win over the Milwaukee Bucks. De’Aaron Fox led the team with 29 points in the victory, which snapped a 15-game losing streak versus the Bucks. Here are the Kings team stats for the season to date:

  • Points per game: 118.4 (8th)
  • Points allowed per game: 117.5 (22nd)
  • Rebounds per game: 43.5 (17th)
  • Assists per game: 28.8 (6th)
  • FG%: 48.5 (9th)
  • 3PT%: 36.8 (15th)

Player stats for Lakers vs. Kings

LA Lakers leaders before tonight’s game

In the Lakers’ win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, LeBron James and Anthony Davis led the way in the victory. Here are the top five players for Los Angeles in its most recent game:

  • LeBron James (SF): 29 PTS, 8 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Anthony Davis (C): 27 PTS, 25 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Austin Reaves (SG): 19 PTS, 6 RBS, 4 ASTS
  • Rui Hachimura (PF): 15 PTS, 2 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • D’Angelo Russell (PG): 13 PTS, 3 RBS, 6 ASTS

As one of the top duos in the NBA, LeBron James and Anthony Davis are the statistical leaders for the Lakers. Here are LA’s top five players heading into tonight’s game:

  • LeBron James (SF): 25.3 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 8.0 APG
  • Anthony Davis (C): 24.8 PPG, 12.5 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • D’Angelo Russell (PG): 18.0 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 6.2 RPG
  • Austin Reaves (SG): 15.8 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 5.5 APG
  • Rui Hachimura (PF): 12.5 PPG, 3.7  RPG, 1.1 APG

Sacramento Kings leaders before tonight’s game

In Tuesday’s win over the Milwaukee Bucks, Sacramento had three players score at least 22 points. Here are the top five Kings players based on their last outing against the Bucks:

  • De’Aaron Fox (PG): 29 PTS, 6 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Malik Monk (SF): 25 PTS, 5 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Domantas Sabonis (PF): 22 PTS, 11 RBS, 8 ASTS
  • Harrison Barnes (SF): 16 PTS, 6 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Kevin Huerter (SG): 11 PTS, 5 RBS, 5 ASTS

Led by De’Aaron Fox, the Kings have two players averaging at least 20 points per game. Here are Sacramento’s season leaders heading into tonight’s game:

  • De’Aaron Fox (PG): 27.1 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 5.6 APG
  • Domantas Sabonis (PF): 20.1 PPG, 13.5 RPG, 8.4 APG
  • Malik Monk (SG): 15.8 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 5.3 APG
  • Keegan Murray (SF): 14.7 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 1.6 APG
  • Harrison Barnes (SF): 12.1 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 1.1 APG
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