Indiana Fever vs Dallas Wings Expert WNBA Picks Against the Spread 7/5/2019
Friday, July 5, 2019
College Park Center
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Arike Ogunbowale and the Dallas Wings (4-7, 6th in the Western Conference) host the Indiana Fever (5-9, 5th in the Eastern Conference) at College Park Center on Friday, July 5, 2019.
The Fever have been inconsistent for basketball wagerers, having gone 7-7 ATS. The Wings are covering the spread 63.6% of the time, going 7-4 against the spread.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever have been a great Over option for O/U wagerers, having gone 9-5.
The Fever are covering the spread 62.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 5-3 ATS.
Important Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Wings are covering the spread 40.0% of the time at College Park Center, going 2-3 against the spread.
The Wings have been a very good Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 2-9.
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
06/18/19 F Glory Johnson Personal is out indefinitely
06/18/19 G Tayler Hill Knee is out indefinitely
05/20/19 G Skylar Diggins-Smith Personal is out indefinitely
Erica Wheeler comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Fever. She pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 47% while her free throw percentage is currently at 96%. Candice Dupree averages 12.4 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 87%.
Arike Ogunbowale averages 13.2 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 33% and her free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Kayla Thornton averages 11.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 78.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.3 per game. The Fever allow 80.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 19.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 11th in the league with 70.5 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 38%, while their average scoring margin is -3.6. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 37.4 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Wings are 8th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Wings surrender 74.2 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 18.5 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season.
The Fever are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 102.6, and their defensive rating of 105.3 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 75.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 6th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Indiana is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 8th in the league.
Dallas is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 11th in the WNBA. The Wings are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 100.3, and their offensive rating of 95.4 is ranked 6th. They are 12th in the WNBA in pace with 73.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 11th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas
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