Minnesota Lynx vs Las Vegas Aces WNBA Point Spread Picks 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Mandalay Bay Events Center
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Liz Cambage and the Las Vegas Aces (11-6, 1st in the Western Conference) host the Minnesota Lynx (10-8, 4th in the Western Conference) at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
The Lynx have been a great play for basketball bettors, having gone 10-7 ATS. The Aces are covering 35.3% of the time, going 6-11 against the spread.
Valuable Minnesota Lynx Betting Trends
The Lynx have been a strong Under bet for O/U bettors, having gone 8-10.
The Lynx are covering 37.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 3-5 ATS.
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces are covering 33.3% of the time at Mandalay Bay Events Center, going 3-6 against the spread.
The Aces have been a strong Under bet for O/U bettors, having gone 7-10.
Key Minnesota Lynx Injuries
07/19/19 C Damiris Dantas Calf is upgraded to probable Sunday vs Las Vegas Aces
06/29/19 G Karima Christmas-Kelly Knee is out for season
06/13/19 F Kelsey Griffin Toe is out for season
06/10/19 F Jessica Shepard Knee is out for season
05/28/19 G Seimone Augustus Knee is out indefinitely
02/07/19 F Maya Moore Personal is out for season
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
07/19/19 C A'ja Wilson Ankle left last game, is doubtful Sunday vs Min Lynx
Sylvia Fowles comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Lynx. She pulls down 9.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 59% while her free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Danielle Robinson averages 10.5 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 4.0 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Minnesota. Her field goal percentage is 40% for the year while her free throw percentage is 88%.
Liz Cambage averages 15.5 points per game while playing 24.4 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 8.0 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 50% and her free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Kayla McBride averages 15.1 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota averages 76.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 15.0 per game. The Lynx allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 17.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 2nd in the league with 81.8 points per game this year. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 21.1. The Aces are 1st in turnovers per game with 15.4. The Aces surrender 76.2 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 18.4 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 5th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Lynx are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 96.5, and their offensive rating of 99 is ranked 10th. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 77 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 3rd. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA. Minnesota is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 5th in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 2nd in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 12th in the league. The Aces are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 98.9, and their defensive rating of 92.2 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 82.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 21% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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