Indiana Fever vs Atlanta Dream Expert WNBA Picks 6/19/2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
State Farm Arena
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State Farm Arena is the site where Brittney Sykes and the Atlanta Dream (1-5, 6th in the Eastern Conference) will play the Indiana Fever (4-4, 4th in the Eastern Conference) on Wednesday.
The Fever have been dicey for basketball wagerers, having gone 4-4 ATS. The Dream are covering the spread 16.7% of the time, going 1-5 against the spread.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever have been a rough Under pick for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 5-3.
The Fever are covering the spread 66.7% of the time away from home, having gone 2-1 ATS.
Important Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Dream have been a rough Over pick for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 1-5.
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Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
06/17/19 G Alex Bentley Personal is out indefinitely
05/10/19 F Angel McCoughtry Knee is out indefinitely
Erica Wheeler comes into this game averaging 10.8 points per contest while being on the court 24.0 minutes per night so far this year for the Fever. She grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and hands out 6.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 51% while her free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Candice Dupree averages 11.5 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.6 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 83%.
Brittney Sykes averages 10.8 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year for the Dream. She grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Tiffany Hayes averages 10.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 35% and her free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 79.8 points per game this season, which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They average 34.9 rebounds per contest and 18.5 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 12.0 per game. The Fever allow 78.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 18.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 12th in the league with 67.7 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 36%, while their average scoring margin is -12.0. They shoot 25% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Dream are 3rd in turnovers per game with 15.8. The Dream surrender 79.7 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 20.0 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 41.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dream are 7th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game this season.
The Fever are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 104.2, and their offensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 3rd. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 75.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 4th. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 23% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the WNBA. Indiana is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 11th in the WNBA.
Atlanta is 3rd in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 6th in the league. The Dream are 12th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 86.3, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 78.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 40% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 44% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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