Atlanta Dream vs Indiana Fever WNBA Tips 8/10/2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Bankers Life Fieldhouse is the site where Erica Wheeler and the Indiana Fever (8-16, 5th in the Eastern Conference) will take on the Atlanta Dream (5-18, 6th in the Eastern Conference) on Saturday.
The Dream have been a terrible bet for WNBA bettors, having gone 9-14 ATS. Indiana is covering the spread 47.8% of the time, going 11-12 against the spread.
Valuable Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Dream have been a bad Over option for O/U WNBA bettors, having gone 9-13.
Atlanta is covering the spread 50.0% of the time away from home, having gone 5-5 ATS.
Important Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever cover the spread 54.5% of the time at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, going 6-5 against the spread.
The Fever have been a rough Under option for O/U WNBA bettors, having gone 14-10.
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
05/10/19 F Angel McCoughtry Knee is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Brittney Sykes comes into this contest averaging 10.5 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Dream. She pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 36% while her free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Tiffany Hayes averages 13.1 points per game in 28.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.0 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game for Atlanta. Her field goal percentage is 39% for the year while her free throw percentage is 77%.
Erica Wheeler averages 11.7 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year for the Fever. She grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Candice Dupree averages 11.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 69.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.0 and their shooting percentage is 36% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.9 per game. The Dream allow 78.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.0 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 7th in the league with 77.0 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -2.7. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.7. The Fever are 10th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Fever surrender 79.6 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 20.3 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fever are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game this season.
The Dream are 12th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 89.8, and their defensive rating of 101.4 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 76.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 41% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 45% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Atlanta is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 9th in the league.
Indiana is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 5th in the WNBA. The Fever are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 104.2, and their offensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 2nd. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 75.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 9th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta
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