Chicago Sky vs Las Vegas Aces WNBA Point Spread Picks 8/9/2019
Friday, August 9, 2019
Mandalay Bay Events Center
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Allie Quigley and the Chicago Sky (13-9, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) travel to Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday where they'll meet the Las Vegas Aces (15-8, 1st in the Western Conference).
The Sky have been bad for Vegas, having gone 14-7 ATS. The Aces are covering the spread 40.9% of the time, going 9-13 against the spread.
Valuable Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Sky have been a pretty good Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 11-10.
Chicago covers the spread 66.7% of the time as the road team, having gone 6-3 ATS.
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
Las Vegas covers the spread 36.4% of the time at Mandalay Bay Events Center, going 4-7 against the spread.
The Aces have been a rough Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 7-14.
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
08/08/19 G Jamierra Faulkner Knee left last game, is questionable Friday vs Las Vegas Aces
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
07/21/19 C A'ja Wilson Ankle is out indefinitely
Allie Quigley comes into this contest averaging 13.8 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Sky. She pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 50% while her free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Diamond DeShields averages 14.8 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.6 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 37% for the year while her free throw percentage is 81%.
Liz Cambage averages 15.0 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Kayla McBride averages 15.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 81.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 14.5 per game. The Sky allow 80.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 19.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 3rd in the league with 80.8 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 39.3 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 20.8. The Aces are 2nd in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Aces surrender 74.2 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 18.0 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 7th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game this season.
The Sky are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 99.6, and their offensive rating of 101 is ranked 7th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 80.9 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 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 11th in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 12th in the WNBA. The Aces are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 91, and their offensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 12th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 81.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 5th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 22% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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