Trail Blazers at Kings 1/1/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 08/07/2019 at 1:15 PM ET

The Golden 1 Center will play host to a Tuesday night clash between the Portland Trail Blazers and Sacramento Kings.

The Trail Blazers have lost 10 of their first 17 road games and are currently in seventh place in the Western Conference standings. On Sunday, Portland built a 29-point halftime lead and cruised to a 129-95 home victory versus Philadelphia. The Trail Blazers knocked down 12-for-22 from long range and shot 59 percent overall.

Portland G C.J. McCollum tallied a game high 35 points on a 13-for-18 shooting performance. Damian Lillard chipped in 15 points and seven assists for the Trail Blazers. The Sacramento Kings are two games above .500 overall and starting to serve some notice around the league with their exciting brand of basketball. On Sunday, Sacramento was outscored by 11 points during the fourth quarter of a 121-114 road loss at Los Angeles. The Kings were out rebounded by the Lakers 63-48 and shot 48 percent in defeat.

De’Aaron Fox led Sacramento with 26 points on 12-for-19 from the field and dished out seven assists. Buddy Hield chipped in 21 points on a 7-for-17 shooting effort for the Kings.

Sacramento F Marvin Bagley is dealing with a knee injury and should resume basketball activities within the next couple of weeks. These two teams rank in the bottom half of the league in defensive efficiency and the Kings play at the second fastest pace. Take the over on Tuesday. Final Score Prediction, Portland Trail Blazers win in high scoring over game 120-119.

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