Warriors vs. Kings NBA Play-In Preview (4/16/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 15, 2024
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Warriors vs. Kings Preview

The Golden State Warriors kick off 2024 NBA Playoff action this week with a play-in tournament against the Sacramento Kings on April 16, at 10:00 PM ET. The game will take place at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA, and will be broadcast on TNT. This Western Conference matchup features a point spread of 2.5 and an over/under of 225.5, with betting odds favoring the Warriors at -141 and the Kings at +117.

Warriors vs. Kings pregame odds for Tuesday

The upcoming game between the Warriors and the Kings is shaping up to be a closely contested match, according to the latest NBA betting odds. DraftKings, FanDuel, and SugarHouse sportsbooks all offer lines that highlight a tight competition, with slight variations in moneyline and point spreads. The point spread is set at 2.5 across the board, with the over/under fluctuating slightly around 225.5. These Massachusetts sportsbook odds provide a clear picture for NBA betting enthusiasts looking to place bets on the play-in action and the NBA Playoffs.

  • DraftKings: Kings -2.5, over/under 225.5
  • FanDuel: Kings -2.5, over/under 225.0
  • Caesars: Kings -2.5, over/under 225.0
  • BetMGM: Kings -2.5, over/under 225.5

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

Warriors vs. Kings projected starting lineups for Tuesday

Warriors projected starting lineup

  • PG: Stephen Curry
  • SG: Brandin Podziemski
  • SF: Andrew Wiggins
  • PF: Jonathan Kuminga
  • C: Draymond Green

Kings projected starting lineup

  • PG: De’Aaron Fox
  • SG: Keon Ellis
  • SF: Harrison Barnes
  • PF: Keegan Murray
  • C: Domantas Sabonis

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata.

Warriors vs. Kings injuries for Tuesday’s play-in game

For the Warriors, Draymond Green (PF), Stephen Curry (PG), and Gary Payton 2 (PG) are all listed as questionable with knee, ankle, and calf injuries respectively, starting from April 11th and 13th. Their participation in the upcoming game is uncertain, impacting betting odds.

The Kings will be without Malik Monk (SG) and Kevin Huerter (SG), both ruled out due to knee and shoulder injuries beginning March 19th and 29th respectively.

Team standings & stats for Tuesday’s game

With key players questionable for both teams ahead of Tuesday’s play-in game, their absence could affect each team’s performance and betting lines. The winner of this faceoff will advance to play the loser of Tuesday night’s Lakers vs. Pelicans game. Here are the notable season stats for the Warriors and Kings ahead of the matchup.

Golden State Warriors team stats before the play-in

The Golden State Warriors, with a record of 46-36, are positioned 10th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Pacific Division. While the Warriors suffered a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday, their Sunday game against the Utah Jazz resulted in a victory, showcasing their true offensive strength. Here are the Warriors’ season stats:

  • Points per game: 117.8
  • Points allowed per game: 115.2
  • FG%: 47.7
  • 3PT%: 38.0
  • Assists per game: 29.3
  • Rebounds per game: 46.7

Sacramento Kings team stats before the play-in

The Sacramento Kings also hold a record of 46-36, ranking them 9th in the Western Conference and 4th in the Pacific Division. Their latest match against the Portland Trail Blazers ended in a win, emphasizing their defensive capabilities. Season stats for the Kings are as follows:

  • Points per game: 116.6
  • Points allowed per game: 114.8
  • FG%: 47.7
  • 3PT%: 36.6
  • Assists per game: 28.3
  • Rebounds per game: 44.0

Player Stats for Warriors vs. Kings on April 16

As the Warriors and Kings prepare to face off, bettors and fans are closely analyzing player performances. Klay Thompson and Domantas Sabonis are among the top players to watch, potentially impacting the game’s outcome and the betting odds.

Warriors leaders ahead of Tuesday’s

The Warriors showcased a balanced attack in their last game, with Klay Thompson leading the scoring. Their depth could be a key factor in the upcoming match. Here are the top Warriors players from their win against Utah on Sunday:

  • Klay Thompson (SG): 25 PTS, 3 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Andrew Wiggins (SF): 19 PTS, 4 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Gui Santos (SF): 13 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Lester Quinones (PG): 12 PTS, 1 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Chris Paul (PG): 6 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS

Season leaders for the Warriors show strong performances, with Stephen Curry leading in points. Here are the top five season averages for the Warriors:

  • Stephen Curry: 26.4 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Klay Thompson: 17.9 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 2.3 APG
  • Jonathan Kuminga: 16.1 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 2.2 APG
  • Andrew Wiggins: 13.2 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 1.7 APG
  • Brandin Podziemski: 9.2 PPG, 5.8 RPG, 3.7 APG

Kings leaders ahead of Tuesday’s game

The Kings’ recent performance against Portland this weekend highlighted De’Aaron Fox’s scoring efficiency. Domantas Sabonis continues to be a double-double machine, which could influence the NBA betting odds this postseason. Here are the team’s top performers based on Sunday’s win against the Portland Trail Blazers:

  • De’Aaron Fox (PG): 24 PTS, 2 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Domantas Sabonis (C): 18 PTS, 11 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Harrison Barnes (SF): 17 PTS, 5 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Keon Ellis (SG): 13 PTS, 3 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Keegan Murray (PF): 12 PTS, 5 RBS, 1 ASTS

Season stats reveal Domantas Sabonis as a key player for the Kings, with impressive averages that could impact the game’s dynamics. Here are the season averages for the top five Kings players:

  • De’Aaron Fox: 26.6 PPG, 4.6 RPG, 5.6 APG
  • Domantas Sabonis: 19.4 PPG, 13.7 RPG, 8.2 APG
  • Malik Monk: 15.4 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Keegan Murray: 15.2 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 1.7 APG
  • Harrison Barnes: 12.2 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 1.2 APG
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