Las Vegas Aces vs New York Liberty Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/7/2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Westchester County Center
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Westchester County Center is the venue where Kia Nurse and the New York Liberty (7-7, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) will take on the Las Vegas Aces (8-5, 1st in the Western Conference) on Sunday.
The Aces have been an awful pick for bettors, having gone 4-9 ATS. New York is covering 50.0% of the time, going 6-6 against the spread.
Valuable Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces have been a dicey Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 6-7.
The Aces cover the spread 20.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 1-4 ATS.
Important New York Liberty Betting Trends
New York is covering 50.0% of the time at Westchester County Center, going 3-3 against the spread.
The Liberty have been a less than ideal Under bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 7-6.
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key New York Liberty Injuries
06/20/19 C Amanda Zahui B Personal is out indefinitely
06/12/19 G Bria Hartley Personal is out indefinitely
06/12/19 G Rebecca Allen Hand is out indefinitely
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out indefinitely
Kayla McBride comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Aces. She pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 47% while her free throw percentage is currently at 91%. A'ja Wilson averages 17.1 points per game in 29.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.3 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 51% for the year while her free throw percentage is 78%.
Kia Nurse averages 16.7 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Liberty. She grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 44% and her free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Tina Charles averages 19.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas averages 82.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 21.6 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 15.7 per game. The Aces allow 78.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 3rd in the league with 79.6 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -2.7. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 18.7. The Liberty are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Liberty surrender 82.3 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 18.2 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Liberty are 8th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game this season.
The Aces are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 93.8, and their offensive rating of 99.2 is ranked 12th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 82.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 21% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA. Las Vegas is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 12th in the WNBA.
New York is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 5th in the WNBA. The Liberty are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 102.6, and their offensive rating of 99.2 is ranked 3rd. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 80.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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