Las Vegas Aces vs Los Angeles Sparks WNBA Game Picks 6/27/2019
Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Nneka Ogwumike and the Los Angeles Sparks (4-6, 4th in the Western Conference) host the Las Vegas Aces (6-4, 1st in the Western Conference) at Staples Center on Thursday, June 27, 2019.
The Aces have been excellent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 4-6 ATS. Los Angeles covers the spread 33.3% of the time, going 3-6 against the spread.
Valuable Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces have been a strong Under bet for O/U basketball wagerers, having gone 3-7.
The Aces cover the spread 25.0% of the time as the away team, having gone 1-3 ATS.
Important Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers the spread 33.3% of the time at Staples Center, going 2-4 against the spread.
The Sparks have been a strong Under bet for O/U basketball wagerers, having gone 4-6.
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
05/29/19 C Maria Vadeeva Personal is out indefinitely
A'ja Wilson comes into this game averaging 15.4 points per contest while being on the court 29.0 minutes per night so far this year for the Aces. She grabs 7.7 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 50% while her free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Kayla McBride averages 15.2 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 47% for the year while her free throw percentage is 95%.
Nneka Ogwumike averages 14.0 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Sparks. She grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Chelsea Gray averages 13.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 41% and her free throw percentage is 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas averages 80.9 points per game this season, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They average 40.6 rebounds per contest and 20.4 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.1 per game. The Aces allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 17.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 8th in the league with 75.4 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -5.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 17.1. The Sparks are 3rd in turnovers per game with 14.6. The Sparks surrender 81.3 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 18.0 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 39.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sparks are 8th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game this season.
The Aces are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 91.1, and their offensive rating of 98.1 is ranked 12th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 82.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 22% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA. Las Vegas is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 42%, which is 12th in the WNBA.
Los Angeles is 5th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 7th in the league. The Sparks are 10th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 94.3, and their defensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 79.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 10th. As a team they are 10th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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