New York Liberty vs Indiana Fever WNBA Picks and Tips 6/1/2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Candice Dupree and the Indiana Fever (1-1, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) host the New York Liberty (0-1, 4th in the Eastern Conference) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Key New York Liberty Injuries
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Tina Charles comes into this contest averaging 32.0 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Liberty. She pulls down 12.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 48% while her free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Kia Nurse averages 12.0 points per game in 32.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 0.7 assists per contest and 1.1 rebounds per game for New York. Her field goal percentage is 30% for the year while her free throw percentage is 100%.
Candice Dupree averages 16.0 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Fever. She grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 70% and her free throw percentage currently is at 0%. Erica Wheeler averages 21.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 7.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 67% and her free throw percentage is 0%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 80.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 40.0 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 16.0 per game. The Liberty allow 81.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 15.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 9.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 5th in the league with 79.0 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -5.0. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 32.0 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 18.0. The Fever are 12th in turnovers per game with 10.0. The Fever surrender 84.0 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 42% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 16.0 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fever are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Liberty are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 102.9, and their offensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 4th. They are 4th in the WNBA in pace with 78.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 44% is 7th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 20% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the WNBA. New York is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 9th in the WNBA.
Indiana is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 3rd in the WNBA. The Fever are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 108.1, and their offensive rating of 101.7 is ranked 2nd. They are 6th in the WNBA in pace with 77.7 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 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 20% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana
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