Las Vegas Aces vs Atlanta Dream WNBA Game Picks 6/6/2019
Thursday, June 6, 2019
State Farm Arena
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State Farm Arena is the venue where Jessica Breland and the Atlanta Dream (1-2, 5th in the Eastern Conference) will play the Las Vegas Aces (1-2, 5th in the Western Conference) on Thursday.
The Aces have been bad for WNBA bettors, having gone 1-2 ATS. The Dream cover the spread 0.0% of the time, going 0-3 against the spread. The Dream have been a bad play for bettors as a favorite, going 0-2 ATS. Las Vegas has gone 1-2 against the spread as an underdog, so they cover the spread 33.3% of the time.
Valuable Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces have been a terrible Over option for over/under basketball bettors, having gone 1-2.
The Aces cover the spread 0.0% of the time on the road, having gone 0-1 ATS.
Important Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Dream cover the spread 0.0% of the time at State Farm Arena, going 0-1 against the spread.
The Dream have been a terrible Over option for over/under basketball bettors, having gone 1-2.
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
05/10/19 F Angel McCoughtry Knee is out indefinitely
A'ja Wilson comes into this game averaging 17.0 points per contest while being on the court 32.0 minutes per night so far this year for the Aces. She grabs 9.7 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.7 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 46% while her free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Kayla McBride averages 16.0 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 49% for the year while her free throw percentage is 86%.
Jessica Breland averages 9.7 points per game while playing 21.0 minutes per contest this year for the Dream. She grabs 7.0 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 38% and her free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Renee Montgomery averages 8.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 22.3 minutes per contest. She also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas averages 80.3 points per game this season, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They average 40.7 rebounds per contest and 19.3 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 16.0 per game. The Aces allow 78.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th 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 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 18.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 11th in the league with 72.3 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is -11.0. They shoot 26% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 33.0 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 13.3. The Dream are 7th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Dream surrender 83.3 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 22.7 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 39.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dream are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season.
The Aces are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 95.2, and their offensive rating of 97.2 is ranked 8th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 82.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 18% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA. Las Vegas is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 10th in the WNBA.
Atlanta is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 1st in the WNBA. The Dream are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 92.7 is ranked 1st. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 78 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 43% is 9th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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