Indiana Fever at Atlanta Dream WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/14/2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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McCamish Pavilion is the site of the matchup between the Indiana Fever and the Atlanta Dream on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 10.5 point favorites.
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The Fever head into this matchup with a mark of 0-9. They are 6th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -9.4 as they average 76.1 points per contest while giving up 85.5 per game. The Dream have an overall mark of 5-4. They are 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They total 76.5 points per contest and give up 77.3, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Indiana Fever are 1-5 against the spread
The Indiana Fever are 4-3 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Atlanta Dream are 2-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Dream are 3-1-1 against the over/under
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
05/26/18 G Shenise Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
06/13/18 G Brittney Sykes Foot is "?" Thursday vs Indiana Fever
Kelsey Mitchell comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Fever. She pulls down 1.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 44% while her free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Candice Dupree averages 14.0 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 51% for the year while her free throw percentage is 89%.
Angel McCoughtry averages 16.3 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Dream. She grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 42% and her free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Tiffany Hayes averages 18.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 76.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.1 per game. The Fever allow 85.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 17.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 11th in the league with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is -0.8. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 15.9. The Dream are 8th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Dream surrender 77.3 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 40% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 18.4 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 39.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dream are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game this season.
The Fever are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 97.2 is ranked 1st. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 77.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 10th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the WNBA. Indiana is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 1st in the WNBA.
Atlanta is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 11th in the WNBA. The Dream are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 95.8, and their offensive rating of 94.9 is ranked 11th. They are 4th in the WNBA in pace with 80.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 43% is 12th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta -10.5
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