Los Angeles Sparks at Las Vegas Aces WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/29/2018
Friday, June 29, 2018
Mandalay Bay Event Center
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Mandalay Bay Event Center is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Las Vegas Aces on Friday, June 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 4.5 point favorites.
The Sparks head into this matchup with a mark of 11-3. They are 2nd in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 4.9 as they average 79.9 points per contest while giving up 74.9 per game. The Aces have an overall mark of 5-11. They are 7th in the Western Conference. They total 80.3 points per contest and give up 85.1, which is a point differential of -4.7.
Valuable Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Sparks are 5-2-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Sparks are 1-1 against the over/under
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Las Vegas Aces are 3-4 against the spread
The Las Vegas Aces are 8-8 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
06/28/18 G Sydney Wiese Knee is OUT Thursday vs Seattle Storm
06/27/18 F Nneka Ogwumike Back is "?" Thursday vs Seattle Storm
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
06/28/18 G Moriah Jefferson Knee is "?" Friday vs LA Sparks
06/12/18 C Isabelle Harrison Suspension is out indefinitely
Nneka Ogwumike comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Sparks. She pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 59% while her free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Chelsea Gray averages 14.9 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.9 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 81%.
A'ja Wilson averages 20.1 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Kayla McBride averages 17.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 44% and her free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 79.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 30.0 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 11.4 per game. The Sparks allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 16.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 7th in the league with 80.3 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -4.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 18.7. The Aces are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Aces surrender 85.1 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 19.7 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game this season.
The Sparks are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 99.4, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 11th. They are 12th in the WNBA in pace with 75.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 23% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA. Los Angeles is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 8th in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 5th in the WNBA. The Aces are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 104.9, and their offensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 4th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 80.7 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 50% 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 Los Angeles +4.5
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