Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/23/2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Mandalay Bay Events Center
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Natasha Howard and the Seattle Storm (12-8, 2nd in the Western Conference) are headed to Mandalay Bay Events Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the Las Vegas Aces (12-6, 1st in the Western Conference).
The Storm have been excellent for WNBA bettors, having gone 11-8 ATS. The Aces are covering the spread 33.3% of the time, going 6-12 against the spread.
Valuable Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Storm have been an excellent Under play for over/under wagerers, having gone 6-14.
The Storm are covering the spread 55.6% of the time away from home, having gone 5-4 ATS.
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces are covering the spread 33.3% of the time at Mandalay Bay Events Center, going 3-6 against the spread.
The Aces have been an excellent Under play for over/under wagerers, having gone 7-11.
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
05/21/19 G Sue Bird Knee is out indefinitely
05/19/19 F Breanna Stewart ACL is out for season
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
07/22/19 G Sydney Colson Ankle left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Seattle Storm
07/21/19 C A'ja Wilson Ankle is out indefinitely
Natasha Howard comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Storm. She pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 43% while her free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Jewell Loyd averages 14.5 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Seattle. Her field goal percentage is 38% for the year while her free throw percentage is 95%.
Kayla McBride averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 49% and her free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Liz Cambage averages 15.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 24.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 51% and her free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle averages 75.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 14.3 per game. The Storm allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 18.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 2nd in the league with 81.6 points per game this year. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 39.4 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 21.1. The Aces are 1st in turnovers per game with 15.6. The Aces surrender 76.1 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 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 18.5 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game this season.
The Storm are 6th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 98.8, and their defensive rating of 95.6 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 76.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 5th. As a team they are 5th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Seattle is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 2nd in the league.
Las Vegas is 2nd in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 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 98.7, and their defensive rating of 92.1 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?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle
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