Dallas Wings at Indiana Fever WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/8/2018
Friday, June 8, 2018
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Bankers Life Fieldhouse is the site of the matchup between the Dallas Wings and the Indiana Fever on Friday, June 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 4.5 point favorites.
The Wings have a record of 3-3. They are 5th in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 2.3 as they average 84.7 points per game while giving up 82.3 per contest. 0
Valuable Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Dallas Wings are 2-0 against the spread
The Dallas Wings are 2-2 against the over/under
Important Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Indiana Fever are 0-4 against the spread
The Indiana Fever are 2-3 against the over/under
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
05/23/18 F Aerial Powers Quad is out indefinitely
05/20/18 F Glory Johnson Hamstring is out indefinitely
05/19/18 F Theresa Plaisance ACL is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
05/26/18 G Shenise Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
Skylar Diggins-Smith comes into this contest averaging 21.0 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Wings. She pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 41% while her free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Elizabeth Cambage averages 20.0 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.5 assists per contest and 11.2 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 56% for the year while her free throw percentage is 66%.
Candice Dupree averages 14.0 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Fever. She grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 51% and her free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Tiffany Mitchell averages 8.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 36% and her free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 84.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 14.3 per game. The Wings allow 82.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 17.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 12th in the league with 75.2 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -11.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 9th in the league in rebounding with 32.7 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 15.8333333333333. The Fever are 11th in turnovers per game with 12.2. The Fever surrender 86.2 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 17.5 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fever are 5th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Wings are 6th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 104.4, and their defensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 81.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 8th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Dallas is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 11th in the league.
Indiana is 11th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 3rd in the league. The Fever are 11th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 95.6, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 77 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 10th. As a team they are 11th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas +4.5
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