The Sacramento Kings will visit the Utah Jazz on Monday, March 20, in the third of four meetings between the teams this season. Sacramento has won each of the previous two meetings.
The 34-27 Kings are tied for second in the Western Conference. Sacramento has been elite offensively, leading the league in both points per game and offensive rating. However, they have not found the same success defensively, ranking just 27th in opponents’ points per game, and 25th in defensive rating.
The 34-36 Jazz are tied for ninth place in the Western Conference. Utah is ranked sixth in points per game and seventh in offensive rating. The Jazz have also struggled on the less flashy side of the ball, ranking 22nd in opponents’ points per game, and 24th in defensive rating.
The Kings are 22-13 on the road, while the Jazz are 21-13 at home.
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz Match Details
Fixture: Sacramento Kings at Utah Jazz
Date and Time: Monday, March 20, 9:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz Injury Report
The Sacramento Kings have listed starting guard Kevin Huerter and forward Trey Lyles as questionable with a right popliteus strain and right shoulder soreness, respectively.
Utah Jazz starting guards Collin Sexton and Jordan Clarkson will be sidelined with a left hamstring strain and left finger sprain, respectively. Starting forward Lauri Markkanen is also listed as out with back soreness.
|Kevin Huerter||Sacramento Kings||Questionable||Knee|
|Trey Lyles||Sacramento Kings||Questionable||Shoulder|
|Collin Sexton||Utah Jazz||Out||Hamstring|
|Jordan Clarkson||Utah Jazz||Out||Finger|
|Lauri Markkanen||Utah Jazz||Out||Back|
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz Betting Odds and Spread
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz Starting 5s
Kings – PG De’Aaron Fox, SG Kevin Huerter, SF Keegan Murray, PF Harrison Barnes, C Domantas Sabonis
Jazz – PG Ochai Agbaji, SG Talen Horton-Tucker, SF Simone Fontecchio, PF Kelly Olynyk, C Walker Kessler
Sacramento Kings vs. Utah Jazz Betting Prediction
The Sacramento Kings have won 11 of their past 13 games and will be facing a Utah Jazz team that will be without their top-three scorers. Look for Sacramento to take advantage as win by at least seven points to continue to close in on a postseason spot.