Atlanta Dream vs Dallas Wings Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/8/2020
Game: Atlanta Dream vs Dallas Wings
Date: Saturday, August 8, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
Chennedy Carter and the Atlanta Dream (2-4, 4th in the Eastern Conference) are headed to IMG Academy on Saturday where they'll take on the Dallas Wings (2-4, 6th in the Western Conference).
Chennedy Carter comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Dream. She pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 47% while her free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Betnijah Laney averages 17.8 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.5 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game for Atlanta. Her field goal percentage is 51% for the year while her free throw percentage is 88%.
Arike Ogunbowale averages 19.5 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 2.0 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 40% and her free throw percentage currently is at 56%. Satou Sabally averages 12.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 36% and her free throw percentage is 100%.
Atlanta averages 83.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.5 per game. The Dream allow 90.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Dallas is 9th in the league with 80.2 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -4.8. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 32.2 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Wings are 12th in turnovers per game with 11.5. The Wings surrender 85.0 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 18.5 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season.
The Dream are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 108, and their offensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 3rd. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 83.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 7th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the WNBA. Atlanta is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 8th in the WNBA.
Dallas is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 4th in the WNBA. The Wings are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 105.9, and their offensive rating of 99.9 is ranked 4th. They are 9th in the WNBA in pace with 80.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 10th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas
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