Los Angeles Sparks vs New York Liberty WNBA Picks 6/4/2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Westchester County Center
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Westchester County Center is the site where Kia Nurse and the New York Liberty (0-2, 6th in the Eastern Conference) will play the Los Angeles Sparks (1-1, 3rd in the Western Conference) on Tuesday.
The Sparks have been an inconsistent bet for WNBA wagerers, having gone 1-1 ATS. The Liberty are 0-2 against the spread. New York has gone 0-1 against the spread as an underdog.
Valuable Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
The Sparks have been an excellent Under bet for over/under basketball wagerers, having gone 0-2.
Important New York Liberty Betting Trends
The Liberty have been a bad Under bet for over/under basketball wagerers, having gone 2-0.
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
05/29/19 C Maria Vadeeva Personal is out indefinitely
05/20/19 F Candace Parker Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key New York Liberty Injuries
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out indefinitely
Chelsea Gray comes into this contest averaging 12.0 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Sparks. She pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 33% while her free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Nneka Ogwumike averages 18.0 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.1 assists per contest and 13.0 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. Her field goal percentage is 43% for the year while her free throw percentage is 67%.
Kia Nurse averages 13.0 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest this year for the Liberty. She grabs 1.1 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Tina Charles averages 23.5 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 9.5 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 73.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.0 and their shooting percentage is 38% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.0 per game. The Sparks allow 76.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.0 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 5th in the league with 78.5 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 37%, while their average scoring margin is -8.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 39.5 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 16.5. The Liberty are 3rd in turnovers per game with 16.0. The Liberty surrender 86.5 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 17.0 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 34.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Liberty are 3rd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game this season.
The Sparks are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 92.7, and their offensive rating of 89.1 is ranked 10th. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 82.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 41% is 11th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 45% and they shoot 3-pointers on 22% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA. Los Angeles is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 39%, which is 12th in the WNBA.
New York is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 1st in the WNBA. The Liberty are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 108.9, and their offensive rating of 98.8 is ranked 1st. They are 4th in the WNBA in pace with 79.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 41% is 10th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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