Washington Mystics vs New York Liberty WNBA Betting Tips 6/7/2019
Friday, June 7, 2019
Westchester County Center
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Kia Nurse and the New York Liberty (0-3, 6th in the Eastern Conference) play the Washington Mystics (2-1, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) at Westchester County Center on Friday, June 7, 2019.
The Mystics have been a very good play for WNBA wagerers, having gone 2-1 ATS. The Liberty are 0-2 against the spread. The Liberty have been bad for basketball wagerers as the favorite, going 0-1 ATS. Washington is covering 100.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 2-0 against the spread.
Valuable Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Mystics have been an excellent Over option for over/under basketball wagerers, having gone 2-1.
Washington is covering 0% of the time on the road, having gone 0-1 ATS.
Important New York Liberty Betting Trends
The Liberty cover the spread 0.0% of the time at Westchester County Center, going 0-1 against the spread.
The Liberty have been an excellent Over option for over/under basketball wagerers, having gone 2-1.
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
06/02/19 F Aerial Powers Leg is questionable
05/30/19 G Kiara Leslie Knee is out indefinitely
Key New York Liberty Injuries
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out indefinitely
Emma Meesseman comes into this game averaging 13.3 points per contest while being on the court 23.0 minutes per night so far this year for the Mystics. She grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 66% while her free throw percentage is currently at 50%. Ariel Atkins averages 14.0 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.0 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage is 50% for the year while her free throw percentage is 83%.
Kia Nurse averages 11.3 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Liberty. She grabs 1.3 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Tina Charles averages 22.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. She also averages 11.0 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage is 95%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 89.3 points per game this season, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They average 35.7 rebounds per contest and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 12.0 per game. The Mystics allow 81.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 15.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 8th in the league with 76.7 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 38%, while their average scoring margin is -7.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 39.7 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Liberty are 3rd in turnovers per game with 16.0. The Liberty surrender 83.7 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 16.3 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 36.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Liberty are 2nd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game this season.
The Mystics are 1st in the WNBA in offensive rating with 116.2, and their defensive rating of 105.8 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 76.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league. Washington is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 4th in the league.
New York is 5th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 5th in the league. The Liberty are 9th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 95.9, and their defensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 80 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 42% is 10th. As a team they are 9th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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