Chicago Sky vs Las Vegas Aces WNBA Picks Against the Spread 9/15/2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Thomas & Mack Center
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A'ja Wilson and the Las Vegas Aces (21-13, 2nd in the Western Conference) host the Chicago Sky (20-14, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) at Thomas & Mack Center on Sunday in the 2nd round of the WNBA Playoffs. The Aces were granted a 1st round bye while Chicago blew out Phoenix by a score of 105-76. Diamond DeShields led the Sky with 25 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists.
The Sky have been lousy for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 22-12 ATS. Las Vegas is covering 39.4% of the time, going 13-20 against the spread.
Valuable Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Sky have been a rough Under choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 23-11.
Chicago is covering 62.5% of the time on the road, having gone 10-6 ATS.
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces cover the spread 35.3% of the time at Thomas & Mack Center, going 6-11 against the spread.
The Aces have been a hot and cold Under choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 16-16.
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
09/11/19 F/C Jantel Lavender Foot is out for season
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Diamond DeShields comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Sky. She pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 40% while her free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Courtney Vandersloot averages 11.2 points per game in 30.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 9.1 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 45% for the year while her free throw percentage is 85%.
A'ja Wilson averages 16.5 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Liz Cambage averages 15.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per contest. She also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 50% and her free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 84.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 14.4 per game. The Sky allow 83.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 3rd in the league with 82.2 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 38.9 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 20.9. The Aces are 5th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The Aces surrender 78.8 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 19.3 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 2nd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season.
The Sky are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 101.7, and their offensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 5th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 81.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the WNBA. Chicago is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 10th in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 12th in the WNBA. The Aces are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 96.8, and their offensive rating of 100.9 is ranked 12th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 80.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 8th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 21% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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