Minnesota Lynx vs Dallas Wings Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 6/1/2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
College Park Center
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College Park Center is the venue where Arike Ogunbowale and the Dallas Wings (0-1, 4th in the Western Conference) will play the Minnesota Lynx (2-0, 1st in the Western Conference) on Saturday.Key Minnesota Lynx Injuries
05/29/19 G Karima Christmas-Kelly Knee missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Dallas Wings
05/28/19 G Seimone Augustus Knee is out indefinitely
02/07/19 F Maya Moore Personal is out for season
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
05/29/19 F Azura Stevens Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Min Lynx
05/20/19 G Skylar Diggins-Smith Personal is out indefinitely
Sylvia Fowles comes into this contest averaging 11.5 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Lynx. She pulls down 11.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 53% while her free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Danielle Robinson averages 11.0 points per game in 27.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game for Minnesota. Her field goal percentage is 33% for the year while her free throw percentage is 83%.
Arike Ogunbowale averages 12.0 points per game while playing 21.0 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 31% and her free throw percentage currently is at 50%. Allisha Gray averages 14.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 57% and her free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota averages 80.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 14.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 43.0 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 19.5 per game. The Lynx allow 66.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 18% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 25.5 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 16.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 7th in the league with 72.0 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 35%, while their average scoring margin is -4.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the WNBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 42.0 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 18.0. The Wings are 7th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Wings surrender 76.0 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 16.0 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 31.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 8th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season.
The Lynx are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 103.3, and their defensive rating of 84.7 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 77.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 3rd. As a team they are 1st in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Minnesota is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 40%, which is 11th in the league.
Dallas is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 6th in the WNBA. The Wings are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 98.8, and their offensive rating of 93.6 is ranked 6th. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 76.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 41% is 10th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 44% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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