New York Liberty at Washington Mystics WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/28/2018
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The New York Liberty travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Mystics on Thursday, June 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 8.5 point favorites.
The Liberty have a record of 4-9. They are 5th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -5.2 as they average 76.0 points per game while giving up 81.2 per contest. The Mytics have an overall mark of 9-5. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They total 84.5 points per contest and give up 82.2, which is a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable New York Liberty Betting Trends
The New York Liberty are 4-4 against the spread
The New York Liberty are 2-3 against the over/under
Important Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 3-5 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 4-3 against the over/under
Key New York Liberty Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
Tina Charles comes into this contest averaging 20.0 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Liberty. She pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 45% while her free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Kia Nurse averages 11.3 points per game in 25.1 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.8 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for New York. Her field goal percentage is 41% for the year while her free throw percentage is 86%.
Kristi Toliver averages 14.8 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Mytics. She grabs 1.5 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage currently is at 97%. Elena Delle Donne averages 19.1 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 76.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 13.7 per game. The Liberty allow 81.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 18.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 3rd in the league with 84.5 points per game this year. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 31.2 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Mytics are 5th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Mytics surrender 82.2 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 18.4 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 32.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mytics are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game this season.
The Liberty are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 103.6, and their offensive rating of 97 is ranked 6th. They are 9th in the WNBA in pace with 77.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 8th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. New York is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 6th in the WNBA.
Washington is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 2nd in the WNBA. The Mytics are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 105.6, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 2nd. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 77.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 2nd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the WNBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? WNBA game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington -8.5 and under 159 points
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