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Kings vs Thunder NBA Prediction (2/26/2023)

On Sunday, the Sacramento Kings (34-25) will go head-to-head with the Oklahoma City Thunder (28-31) at Paycom Center. As professional NBA handicappers, we have analyzed the pre-game information and the teams’ current form to provide insights into the game’s outcome.

Injury List:

The Kings don’t have any notable injuries to report, while the Thunder will be without the services of their star guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander due to ankle soreness.


We predict an exciting and close game between these two teams, with the Kings edging out the Thunder by a scoreline of 125-120. This will be a high-scoring game, with both teams putting up a fight until the end.


We recommend passing on the moneyline bet in this game since the Kings are slightly overrated on the moneyline (-170). Instead, placing bets on the range, total, or both is better.

Against The Spread:

We predict that the Thunder will cover this game’s spread (+3.5) (-105). After an emotional win over the Clippers, the Kings might lack concentration and overlook the Thunder without their star player, Gilgeous-Alexander, on the court. However, the Thunder demonstrated their competitiveness in the previous game without their All-Star guard, and we expect them to maintain a tight match.


We predict the Over (239.5) (-112) in this game. The Kings have been performing well offensively, and the Thunder have a strong record in their last 32 home games against teams with a winning record away from home. Additionally, the Over has hit in 13 of their last 18 games against winning teams. Therefore, we expect this game to be high-scoring.


In conclusion, we expect an exciting and close game between the Kings and the Thunder, with the Kings edging out a victory. However, we recommend passing on the moneyline and betting on the range or total instead. 

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