New York Liberty vs Las Vegas Aces WNBA Point Spread Picks 6/14/2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
Mandalay Bay Events Center
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Kayla McBride and the Las Vegas Aces (2-3, 5th in the Western Conference) play the New York Liberty (2-4, 5th in the Eastern Conference) at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, June 14, 2019.
The Liberty have been excellent for WNBA bettors, having gone 3-2 ATS. Las Vegas covers the spread 40.0% of the time, going 2-3 against the spread.
Valuable New York Liberty Betting Trends
The Liberty have been a hot and cold Over bet for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 3-3.
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
Las Vegas covers the spread 33.3% of the time at Mandalay Bay Events Center, going 1-2 against the spread.
The Aces have been a strong Under bet for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 1-4.
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Key New York Liberty Injuries
06/12/19 G Bria Hartley Personal is out indefinitely
06/12/19 G Rebecca Allen Hand is out indefinitely
06/10/19 G Asia Durr Illness is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs Min Lynx
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out indefinitely
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
06/12/19 G Sydney Colson Head left last game, is questionable Friday vs NY Liberty
Kia Nurse comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Liberty. She pulls down 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 45% while her free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Tina Charles averages 21.3 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.0 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game for New York. Her field goal percentage is 40% for the year while her free throw percentage is 86%.
Kayla McBride averages 17.2 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 5.0 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 53% and her free throw percentage currently is at 93%. A'ja Wilson averages 13.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. She also averages 8.0 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 79.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.2 per game. The Liberty allow 82.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 17.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 3rd in the league with 82.2 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 42.2 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 19.8. The Aces are 3rd in turnovers per game with 16.2. The Aces surrender 78.6 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 18.8 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 38.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game this season.
The Liberty are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 99.4 is ranked 6th. They are 4th in the WNBA in pace with 80.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 8th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the WNBA. New York is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 8th in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 12th in the WNBA. The Aces are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 94.2, and their offensive rating of 98.5 is ranked 11th. They are 1st in the WNBA in pace with 83.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 19% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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