Detroit plays Sacramento on 4-game road slide

January 19, 2022 GMT

Detroit Pistons (10-33, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (18-28, 11th in the Western Conference)

Sacramento, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kings -5.5; over/under is 220.5

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit will look to stop its four-game road slide when the Pistons play Sacramento.

The Kings are 12-15 in home games. Sacramento has a 6-16 record in games decided by 10 or more points.

The Pistons are 3-19 in road games. Detroit has a 1-3 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Kings won the last matchup on Nov. 16, with Buddy Hield scoring 22 points points in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: De’Aaron Fox is shooting 45.7% and averaging 20.9 points for the Kings. Hield is averaging 16.3 points over the last 10 games for Sacramento.


Cade Cunningham is averaging 15.4 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.3 assists for the Pistons. Saddiq Bey is averaging 16.1 points and 5.5 rebounds over the last 10 games for Detroit.

LAST 10 GAMES: Kings: 3-7, averaging 109.7 points, 43.5 rebounds, 25.0 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.6 points per game.

Pistons: 5-5, averaging 103.8 points, 43.9 rebounds, 23.3 assists, 7.9 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 42.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.5 points.

INJURIES: Kings: Tyrese Haliburton: out (health and safety protocols), Marvin Bagley III: day to day (shoulder), Robert Woodard II: out (health and safety protocols), Tristan Thompson: day to day (illness).

Pistons: Jerami Grant: out (thumb), Kelly Olynyk: out (reconditioning), Frank Jackson: out (health and safety protocols), Isaiah Livers: out (foot).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.