Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards 3-18-23 NBA Prediction, Odds and Best Pick

Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards 3/18/23 – On Saturday, the Sacramento Kings will head to Washington DC to face off against the Washington Wizards. This will be their second meeting this regular season; with the Wizards having won their previous encounter. However, the Kings are the best pick today to claim the victory and cover the spread. The Sacramento Kings come into this one after defeating the Brooklyn Nets. They looked strong defensively, so they will need to carry that momentum over into this one if they want to challenge the Washington Wizards on the road. The Washington Wizards come into this matchup fresh off their victory against the Detroit Pistons; they displayed incredible skill on both ends of the court; now it is up to them to stay hot at home and finish strong.

Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards 

Date & Time: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET

Location: Capital One Arena

Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards Betting Odds


Moneyline: -152

Spread: -3 (-116)

Total: 235.5 over (-110)


Moneyline: +120

Spread: +3 (-116)

Total: 235.5 under (-110)

Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards Analysis

The Sacramento Kings are currently in second place in the Western Conference standings, 4.5 games behind first-place Denver Nuggets. They have gone 8-2 over their last 10, showing signs of great basketball play. Offensively, they’re scoring 120.9 points per game on offense while shooting 49.7% from the field – that’s more points scored per game and team shooting percentage! Defensively, Sacramento Kings opponents are surrendering 118.2 points per game at an impressive 49.3% clip – that’s 27th most points allowed per game.

The Washington Wizards have lost 10 of their last 10 games, placing them in 10th place in the Eastern Conference standings and 17.5 games behind first-place Milwaukee Bucks. On offense, they’re scoring 113 points per game on 48.6% shooting from the floor – this is 21st most points per contest and seventh highest shooting percentage among NBA teams. On defense, Washington Wizards opponents are allowing 113.2 points per contest while shooting 46.6% from the floor; this marks 14th most points allowed per game and seventh-lowest shooting percentage allowed on court.

Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards Against the Spread

Over is 3-0-1 in Kings last 4 road games. Kings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. Kings are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games. Kings are 11-2 ATS in their last 13 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. Over is 5-1 in Kings last 6 Saturday games.

Wizards are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. Over is 21-8-1 in Wizards last 30 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than 0.600. Over is 39-15-1 in Wizards last 55 Saturday games. The Wizards are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wizards are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning % above 0.600.

Sacramento Kings vs Washington Wizards Free Pick

The Wizards lack the defensive depth to consistently slow down Sacramento, meaning they won’t get enough stops to cover this spread. Sacramento is one of the NBA’s premier offensive teams, scoring more points per game and boasting the highest adjusted offensive rating in the league. That means Sacramento will efficiently score throughout this game and cover any spread they are given. Sacramento will do their best to defend in-the-paint and keep Washington off the scoreboard. Sacramento Kings is a team to bet against at home according to NBA betting analytics.

Free Pick: Sacramento Kings -3 (-116)