Atlanta Dream vs Dallas Wings Expert WNBA Picks 8/25/2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019
College Park Center
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College Park Center is the site where Allisha Gray and the Dallas Wings (9-19, 6th in the Western Conference) will play the Atlanta Dream (6-22, 6th in the Eastern Conference) on Sunday.
The Dream have been a dicey bet for basketball wagerers, having gone 13-15 ATS. The Wings cover 50.0% of the time, going 14-14 against the spread.
Valuable Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Dream have been a dicey Over bet for O/U bettors, having gone 13-14.
Atlanta is covering 57.1% of the time on the road, having gone 8-6 ATS.
Important Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Wings cover 35.7% of the time at College Park Center, going 5-9 against the spread.
The Wings have been a bad Over bet for O/U bettors, having gone 8-18.
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
08/23/19 C Elizabeth Williams Personal missed last game, is questionable Sunday vs Dallas Wings
05/10/19 F Angel McCoughtry Knee is out indefinitely
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
07/04/19 F/C Azura Stevens Foot is out for season
06/18/19 G Tayler Hill Knee is out indefinitely
05/20/19 G Skylar Diggins-Smith Personal is out indefinitely
Tiffany Hayes comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while being on the court 28.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Dream. She grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.9 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 39% while her free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Brittney Sykes averages 10.9 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Atlanta. Her field goal percentage is 37% for the year while her free throw percentage is 73%.
Allisha Gray averages 10.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Arike Ogunbowale averages 16.6 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 71.8 points per game this season, which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.1 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They average 35.9 rebounds per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13.6 per game. The Dream allow 79.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 12th in the league with 70.7 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is -4.8. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Wings are 8th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Wings surrender 75.5 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 18.3 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 7th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game this season.
The Dream are 12th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 92.2, and their defensive rating of 102.6 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 77.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 42% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Atlanta is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 7th in the league.
Dallas is 5th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 8th in the league. The Wings are 11th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 95.4, and their defensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 74.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% is 11th. As a team they are 11th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta
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