Chicago Sky vs Las Vegas Aces Expert WNBA Picks 7/2/2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Mandalay Bay Events Center
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A'ja Wilson and the Las Vegas Aces (7-5, 1st in the Western Conference) host the Chicago Sky (6-6, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
The Sky have been a good pick for WNBA bettors, having gone 6-5 ATS. The Aces cover the spread 33.3% of the time, going 4-8 against the spread.
Valuable Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Sky have been a rough Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 5-7.
The Sky cover the spread 40.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 2-3 ATS.
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces cover the spread 20.0% of the time at Mandalay Bay Events Center, going 1-4 against the spread.
The Aces have been a rough Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 5-7.
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
06/11/19 C Astou Ndour Personal is out indefinitely
06/11/19 G Jamierra Faulkner Knee is out indefinitely
06/11/19 FW Katie Lou Samuelson Hand is out indefinitely
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Stefanie Dolson comes into this game averaging 9.1 points per contest while being on the court 24.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Sky. She grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.1 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 54% while her free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Diamond DeShields averages 14.8 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.1 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 39% for the year while her free throw percentage is 78%.
A'ja Wilson averages 17.2 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 52% and her free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Kayla McBride averages 14.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 78.4 points per game this season, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 5th in the WNBA. They average 36.2 rebounds per contest and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 14.6 per game. The Sky allow 80.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 18.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 2nd in the league with 82.1 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 41.5 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 21.2. The Aces are 2nd in turnovers per game with 15.8. The Aces surrender 77.9 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 18.8 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 36.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 2nd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game this season.
The Sky are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 101.3, and their offensive rating of 98.4 is ranked 4th. They are 4th in the WNBA in pace with 79.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the WNBA. Chicago is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 10th in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 2nd in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 12th in the league. The Aces are 6th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 98.6, and their defensive rating of 93.6 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 82.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 5th. As a team they are 4th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 22% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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