Las Vegas Aces vs Indiana Fever WNBA Betting Tips 8/27/2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Kelsey Mitchell and the Indiana Fever (10-19, 4th in the Eastern Conference) host the Las Vegas Aces (19-11, 2nd in the Western Conference) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
The Aces have been very good for Las Vegas, having gone 11-18 ATS. The Fever cover 42.9% of the time, going 12-16 against the spread.
Valuable Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces have been a decent Under option for over/under basketball wagerers, having gone 14-14.
Las Vegas is covering 35.7% of the time as the road team, having gone 5-9 ATS.
Important Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever cover 50.0% of the time at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, going 7-7 against the spread.
The Fever have been a great Over option for over/under basketball wagerers, having gone 17-12.
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
08/14/19 G Shenise Johnson Knee is out for season
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Liz Cambage comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while being on the court 25.7 minutes per night so far this year for the Aces. She grabs 8.4 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 51% while her free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Kayla McBride averages 14.1 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 43% for the year while her free throw percentage is 91%.
Kelsey Mitchell averages 12.5 points per game while playing 25.0 minutes per contest this year for the Fever. She grabs 1.4 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%. Erica Wheeler averages 10.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 44% and her free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas averages 82.0 points per game this season, which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 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 WNBA. They average 38.9 rebounds per contest and 21.0 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 14.5 per game. The Aces allow 78.0 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 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 19.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 9th in the league with 76.1 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -4.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.7. The Fever are 10th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Fever surrender 80.5 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 20.4 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fever are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season.
The Aces are 5th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 100.7, and their defensive rating of 95.7 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 5th. 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 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 12th in the league.
Indiana is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 5th in the WNBA. The Fever are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 99.2 is ranked 2nd. They are 9th in the WNBA in pace with 76 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 10th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana
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