Dallas Wings at Minnesota Lynx WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/19/2018
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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The Dallas Wings travel to Target Center to play the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 2 point favorites.
The Wings have a record of 5-4. They are 5th in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 2.1 as they average 83.6 points per game while giving up 81.5 per contest. The Lynx have an overall record of 4-6. They are 6th in the Western Conference. They average 77.7 points per game and surrender 80.4, good for a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Dallas Wings are 3-1 against the spread
The Dallas Wings are 2-2 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Lynx Betting Trends
The Minnesota Lynx are 1-3 against the spread
The Minnesota Lynx are 0-2 against the over/under
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
06/12/18 G Karima Christmas-Kelly Knee is out for season
05/19/18 F Theresa Plaisance ACL is out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Lynx Injuries
06/17/18 G Seimone Augustus Hamstring is "?" Tuesday vs Dallas Wings
Elizabeth Cambage comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Wings. She pulls down 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 54% while her free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Skylar Diggins-Smith averages 22.1 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.8 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 40% for the year while her free throw percentage is 92%.
Maya Moore averages 17.6 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Lynx. She grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 42% and her free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Sylvia Fowles averages 17.1 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 12.1 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 59% and her free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 83.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 13.9 per game. The Wings allow 81.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 17.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 10th in the league with 77.7 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the WNBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 16.9. The Lynx are 1st in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Lynx surrender 80.4 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 16.9 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 30.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lynx are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 9.9 per game this season.
The Wings are 6th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 104, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 80.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 9th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Dallas is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 12th in the league.
Minnesota is 1st in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 4th in the league. The Lynx are 8th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 100.8, and their defensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 77.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 6th. As a team they are 7th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? WNBA game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +2 and under 170 points
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