Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty WNBA Parlay 8/27/2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Westchester County Center
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Tina Charles and the New York Liberty (9-20, 5th in the Eastern Conference) play the Phoenix Mercury (13-15, 5th in the Western Conference) at Westchester County Center on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
The Mercury have been a decent option for bettors, having gone 14-13 ATS. The Liberty are covering the spread 35.7% of the time, going 10-18 against the spread.
Valuable Phoenix Mercury Betting Trends
The Mercury have been a very good Under bet for O/U basketball wagerers, having gone 12-16.
The Mercury are covering the spread 53.8% of the time as the away team, having gone 7-6 ATS.
Important New York Liberty Betting Trends
New York is covering 37.5% of the time at Westchester County Center, going 6-10 against the spread.
The Liberty have been a hot and cold Under bet for O/U basketball wagerers, having gone 15-13.
Key Phoenix Mercury Injuries
08/26/19 F Essence Carson Calf is questionable Tuesday vs NY Liberty
08/24/19 FW Alanna Smith Ankle is out for season
Key New York Liberty Injuries
08/25/19 G Asia Durr Groin is questionable Tuesday vs Phoenix Mercury
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out for season
Brittney Griner comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Mercury. She pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 54% while her free throw percentage is currently at 82%. DeWanna Bonner averages 18.9 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.7 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. Her field goal percentage is 39% for the year while her free throw percentage is 92%.
Tina Charles averages 17.6 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Liberty. She grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Kia Nurse averages 14.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 40% and her free throw percentage is 86%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 76.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 11.7 per game. The Mercury allow 76.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 17.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 7th in the league with 77.1 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -7.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 19.4. The Liberty are 2nd in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Liberty surrender 84.5 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 19.8 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Liberty are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game this season.
The Mercury are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 5th. They are 11th in the WNBA in pace with 75.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 6th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the WNBA. Phoenix is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 8th in the WNBA.
New York is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 2nd in the WNBA. The Liberty are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 106.4, and their offensive rating of 97.1 is ranked 1st. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 79.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 9th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the WNBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay Prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take New York and over the total points
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