Las Vegas Aces vs Washington Mystics Expert WNBA Picks Against the Spread 7/13/2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Entertainment and Sports Arena
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Natasha Cloud and the Washington Mystics (9-5, 1st in the Eastern Conference) play the Las Vegas Aces (10-5, 1st in the Western Conference) at Entertainment and Sports Arena on Saturday, July 13, 2019.
The Aces have been great for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 5-10 ATS. Washington is covering 57.1% of the time, going 8-6 against the spread.
Valuable Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces have been a great Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 6-9.
The Aces are covering the spread 28.6% of the time away from home, having gone 2-5 ATS.
Important Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Mystics are covering the spread 50.0% of the time at Entertainment and Sports Arena, going 4-4 against the spread.
The Mystics have been a pretty good Under choice for O/U bettors, having gone 7-7.
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
07/10/19 F Elena Delle Donne Facial missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Las Vegas Aces
07/10/19 C Emma Meesseman Personal is probable Saturday vs Las Vegas Aces
07/10/19 G Kim Mestdagh Personal is probable Saturday vs Las Vegas Aces
05/30/19 G Kiara Leslie Knee is out indefinitely
A'ja Wilson comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Aces. She pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes 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 15.3 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.5 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 92%.
Natasha Cloud averages 9.2 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Mystics. She grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Kristi Toliver averages 11.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 49% and her free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas averages 82.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 15.0 per game. The Aces allow 76.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 18.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 1st in the league with 85.1 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 21.0. The Mystics are 12th in turnovers per game with 10.8. The Mystics surrender 76.2 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 17.1 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 35.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mystics are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season.
The Aces are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 92.2, and their offensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 12th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 82.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 5th. 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 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 12th in the WNBA.
Washington is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 1st in the WNBA. The Mystics are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 98.9, and their offensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 8th. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 77.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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