Phoenix Suns at Sacramento Kings odds, picks and predictions

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The Phoenix Suns (57-14) open a three-game road trip Sunday when they take on the Sacramento Kings (25-47). Tip-off for is 6 p.m. ET at Golden 1 Center. Below, we look at the Suns vs. Kings odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.

The Suns own the league’s best record and they hold a nine-game lead in the Western Conference over the second-place Memphis Grizzlies. They have won their last four games and eight of their last 10. Phoenix has been on an offensive explosion during its win streak, having scored between 129-140 points in each of the four wins.

The Kings have only one win in their last seven games and three in their last 14. They have only one win at home since Feb. 12. They have split their two games this season against Phoenix. Sacramento is 13th place in the Western Conference, five games behind the 10th-place New Orleans Pelicans for the final spot for play-in games to determine the final two seeds of the conference for the playoffs.

Suns at Kings odds, spread and lines

Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 11:11 a.m. ET.

  • Money line: Suns -500 (bet $500 to win $100) | Kings +360 (bet $100 to win $360)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Suns -8.5 (-122) | Kings +8.5 (-102)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 233.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

Suns at Kings key injuries

Suns

  • Jae Crowder (groin) questionable
  • Cam Johnson quad) out
  • Chris Paul (thumb) out

Kings

  • Terence Davis (wrist) out
  • DeAaron Fox (hand) questionable
  • Richaun Holmes (personal) out

Suns at Kings odds, lines, picks and predictions

Prediction

Suns 131, Kings 119

Money line

PASS on the money line unless you want to bet the Suns to win as part of a parlay bet.

The Suns are playing far too well to bet against and the Kings are struggling too much to pick for the upset. They have sneaked in a few wins over playoff-bound teams like their victory over the Chicago Bulls Monday, but that is not the norm. The Suns have the best road record in the league at 27-6. The price just makes a single bet on the Suns not worth your time.

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Author: Lucy Green