Indiana Fever vs Phoenix Mercury WNBA Parlay 7/23/2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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Erica Wheeler and the Indiana Fever (6-14, 5th in the Eastern Conference) travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena on Tuesday where they'll take on the Phoenix Mercury (9-8, 4th in the Western Conference).
The Fever have been inconsistent for WNBA bettors, having gone 10-10 ATS. The Mercury cover the spread 43.8% of the time, going 7-9 against the spread.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever have been a pretty good Over option for over/under WNBA bettors, having gone 11-9.
Indiana is covering 60.0% of the time away from home, having gone 6-4 ATS.
Important Phoenix Mercury Betting Trends
The Mercury cover the spread 44.4% of the time at Talking Stick Resort Arena, going 4-5 against the spread.
The Mercury have been a terrible Over option for over/under WNBA bettors, having gone 5-12.
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Key Phoenix Mercury Injuries
07/22/19 F Essence Carson Calf injured last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Indiana Fever
07/21/19 G Diana Taurasi Back is doubtful Tuesday vs Indiana Fever
07/16/19 F Sancho Lyttle Knee is out indefinitely
Erica Wheeler comes into this contest averaging 12.0 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Fever. She pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 45% while her free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Candice Dupree averages 11.5 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.3 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 46% for the year while her free throw percentage is 80%.
DeWanna Bonner averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Mercury. She grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage currently is at 94%. Brittney Griner averages 18.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. She also averages 7.2 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 52% and her free throw percentage is 81%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 77.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.4 per game. The Fever allow 79.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 19.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 10th in the league with 72.9 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 32.5 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.4. The Mercury are 11th in turnovers per game with 11.2. The Mercury surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 16.9 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mercury are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game this season.
The Fever are 3rd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 101.1, and their defensive rating of 104.2 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 46% is 8th. As a team they are 10th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Indiana is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 7th in the league.
Phoenix is 11th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 10th in the league. The Mercury are 9th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 97.8, and their defensive rating of 98.2 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 74.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 9th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay Prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Phoenix and over the total points
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