New York Liberty vs Minnesota Lynx WNBA Betting Tips 6/22/2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Target Center is the venue where Sylvia Fowles and the Minnesota Lynx (4-5, 4th in the Western Conference) will take on the New York Liberty (3-6, 5th in the Eastern Conference) on Saturday.
The Liberty have been less than ideal for basketball bettors, having gone 4-4 ATS. The Lynx cover 50.0% of the time, going 4-4 against the spread.
Valuable New York Liberty Betting Trends
The Liberty have been a rough Under choice for O/U WNBA wagerers, having gone 5-4.
New York is covering 33.3% of the time on the road, having gone 1-2 ATS.
Important Minnesota Lynx Betting Trends
The Lynx are 0-3 against the spread at home.
The Lynx have been a bad Over choice for O/U WNBA wagerers, having gone 3-6.
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Key New York Liberty Injuries
06/20/19 C Amanda Zahui B Personal is out indefinitely
06/12/19 G Bria Hartley Personal is out indefinitely
06/12/19 G Rebecca Allen Hand is out indefinitely
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Lynx Injuries
06/13/19 F Kelsey Griffin Toe is out for season
06/10/19 C Temi Fagbenle Personal is out indefinitely
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
Tina Charles comes into this game averaging 17.7 points per contest while being on the court 31.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Liberty. She grabs 8.3 rebounds per contest and hands out 1.7 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 37% while her free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Kia Nurse averages 15.2 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for New York. Her field goal percentage is 40% for the year while her free throw percentage is 88%.
Sylvia Fowles averages 14.3 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lynx. She grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 60% and her free throw percentage currently is at 62%. Danielle Robinson averages 9.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 80.4 points per game this season, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They average 36.1 rebounds per contest and 18.4 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13.8 per game. The Liberty allow 86.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 18.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 9th in the league with 75.1 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.9. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 9th in the league in rebounding with 34.0 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 18.9. The Lynx are 1st in turnovers per game with 16.8. The Lynx surrender 74.2 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 16.3 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 31.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lynx are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per game this season.
The Liberty are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 105.3, and their offensive rating of 98.4 is ranked 2nd. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 81.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 9th. 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 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 2nd in the WNBA.
Minnesota is 1st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 5th in the WNBA. The Lynx are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 96.6, and their offensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 10th. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 76.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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