Las Vegas Aces vs Atlanta Dream WNBA Picks Against the Spread 9/5/2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019
State Farm Arena
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Renee Montgomery and the Atlanta Dream (7-25, 6th in the Eastern Conference) host the Las Vegas Aces (20-12, 2nd in the Western Conference) at State Farm Arena on Thursday, September 5, 2019.
The Aces have been hot and cold for wagerers, having gone 12-19 ATS. Atlanta is covering 46.9% of the time, going 15-17 against the spread.
Valuable Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces have been a pretty good Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 15-16.
The Aces cover the spread 33.3% of the time as the away team, having gone 5-10 ATS.
Important Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
Atlanta is covering 58.8% of the time at State Farm Arena, going 10-7 against the spread.
The Dream have been a pretty good Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 15-16.
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
05/10/19 F Angel McCoughtry Knee is out indefinitely
Kayla McBride comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Aces. She pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 43% while her free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Liz Cambage averages 15.8 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.2 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 49% for the year while her free throw percentage is 76%.
Renee Montgomery averages 9.5 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per contest this year for the Dream. She grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Tiffany Hayes averages 14.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas averages 82.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 14.3 per game. The Aces allow 78.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 19.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 12th in the league with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 37%, while their average scoring margin is -8.0. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 15.6. The Dream are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Dream surrender 79.3 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 19.1 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 39.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dream are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game this season.
The Aces are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 100.6, and their defensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 80.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 8th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 21% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Las Vegas is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 12th in the league.
Atlanta is 7th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 8th in the league. The Dream are 12th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 91.8, and their defensive rating of 102.1 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 77.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 42% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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