New York Liberty at Dallas Wings WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/17/2018
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
College Park Center
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The New York Liberty travel to College Park Center to take on the Dallas Wings on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 9 point favorites.
The Liberty head into this matchup with a mark of 7-14. They are 4th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -6.1 as they average 77.5 points per contest while giving up 83.5 per game. The Wings have an overall mark of 12-9. They are 5th in the Western Conference. They total 87.3 points per contest and give up 80.9, which is a point differential of 6.5.
Valuable New York Liberty Betting Trends
The New York Liberty are 5-7 against the spread
The New York Liberty are 5-6 against the over/under
Important Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Dallas Wings are 7-2-1 against the spread
The Dallas Wings are 6-3-1 against the over/under
Key New York Liberty Injuries
07/15/18 G Marissa Coleman Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Dallas Wings
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
Tina Charles comes into this game averaging 20.1 points per contest while being on the court 33.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Liberty. She grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.8 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 45% while her free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kia Nurse averages 8.3 points per game in 20.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.6 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for New York. Her field goal percentage is 38% for the year while her free throw percentage is 85%.
Skylar Diggins-Smith averages 19.5 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Elizabeth Cambage averages 19.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. She also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 57% and her free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 77.5 points per game this season, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They average 33.2 rebounds per contest and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 13.2 per game. The Liberty allow 83.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 19.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 1st in the league with 87.3 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 17.7. The Wings are 3rd in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Wings surrender 80.9 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 18.3 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game this season.
The Liberty are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 99.3 is ranked 4th. They are 11th in the WNBA in pace with 77 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 9th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the WNBA. New York is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 4th in the WNBA.
Dallas is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 12th in the WNBA. The Wings are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 101.1, and their offensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 10th. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 80 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 6th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New York -9
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