Indiana Fever at Las Vegas Aces WNBA Picks & Predictions 8/11/2018
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Mandalay Bay Event Center
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The Indiana Fever travel to Mandalay Bay Event Center to take on the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday, August 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has Las Vegas as 9.5 point favorites.
The Fever head into this matchup with a mark of 5-24. They are 6th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -9.0 as they average 75.3 points per contest while giving up 84.3 per game. The Aces have a record of 12-17. They are 7th in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of -3.2 as they average 81.0 points per game while giving up 84.2 per contest.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Indiana Fever are 11-18 against the spread
The Indiana Fever are 14-14-1 against the over/under
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Las Vegas Aces are 14-15 against the spread
The Las Vegas Aces are 15-14 against the over/under
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
05/26/18 G Shenise Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
06/12/18 C Isabelle Harrison Suspension is out indefinitely
Candice Dupree comes into this game averaging 14.2 points per contest while being on the court 31.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Fever. She grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and hands out 1.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 50% while her free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Kelsey Mitchell averages 12.8 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.6 assists per contest and 1.6 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 35% for the year while her free throw percentage is 81%.
A'ja Wilson averages 20.3 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Kayla McBride averages 18.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 75.3 points per game this season, which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -9.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They average 32.4 rebounds per contest and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 11.8 per game. The Fever allow 84.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 7th in the league with 81.0 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -3.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 19.3. The Aces are 9th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Aces surrender 84.2 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 19.5 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game this season.
The Fever are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 108.6, and their offensive rating of 97.1 is ranked 2nd. They are 9th in the WNBA in pace with 76.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 12th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA. Indiana is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 1st in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 3rd in the WNBA. The Aces are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 5th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 81.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 10th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 15% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -9.5
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