Atlanta Dream at Los Angeles Sparks WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/24/2018
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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The Atlanta Dream travel to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 2 point favorites.
The Dream have a record of 15-9. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -0.9 as they average 78.7 points per game while giving up 79.6 per contest. The Sparks have an overall mark of 15-10. They are 3rd in the Western Conference. They total 79.4 points per contest and give up 77.3, which is a point differential of 2.0.
Valuable Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Atlanta Dream are 14-9-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Dream are 10-14 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Sparks are 12-11-2 against the spread
The Los Angeles Sparks are 11-14 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
07/23/18 G Odyssey Sims Leg left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs Atlanta Dream
07/22/18 G Alana Beard Groin is "?" Tuesday vs Atlanta Dream
07/22/18 F Nneka Ogwumike Illness is "?" Tuesday vs Atlanta Dream
Tiffany Hayes comes into this game averaging 17.4 points per contest while being on the court 27.9 minutes per night so far this year for the Dream. She grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 46% while her free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Angel McCoughtry averages 17.0 points per game in 28.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.0 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Atlanta. Her field goal percentage is 42% for the year while her free throw percentage is 86%.
Nneka Ogwumike averages 16.1 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Sparks. She grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 55% and her free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Chelsea Gray averages 14.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 78.7 points per game this season, which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They average 35.9 rebounds per contest and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 13.4 per game. The Dream allow 79.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 8th in the league with 79.4 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 30.1 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 18.7. The Sparks are 12th in turnovers per game with 11.6. The Sparks surrender 77.3 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 18.1 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sparks are 12th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season.
The Dream are 11th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 98.7, and their defensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 79.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 11th. As a team they are 11th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Atlanta is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 11th in the league.
Los Angeles is 11th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 7th in the league. The Sparks are 6th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 104.3, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 75.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 3rd. As a team they are 5th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -2
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