Dallas Wings vs New York Liberty Prediction, 9/13/2020 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs New York Liberty
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: CBS Sports
IMG Academy is the venue where Amanda Zahui B. and the New York Liberty (2-18, 6th in the Eastern Conference) will take on the Dallas Wings (7-14, 6th in the Western Conference) on Sunday.
Arike Ogunbowale comes into this contest averaging 22.6 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Wings. She pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 41% while her free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Marina Mabrey averages 9.2 points per game in 20.6 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 42% for the year while her free throw percentage is 67%.
Amanda Zahui B. averages 8.9 points per game while playing 24.8 minutes per contest this year for the Liberty. She grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 35% and her free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Kia Nurse averages 12.1 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 26% and her free throw percentage is 89%.
Dallas averages 83.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 10.9 per game. The Wings allow 87.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
New York is 12th in the league with 72.2 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 37%, while their average scoring margin is -14.4. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Liberty are 1st in turnovers per game with 16.5. The Liberty surrender 86.6 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 18.6 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Liberty are 2nd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game this season.
The Wings are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 111 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 77.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 10th. As a team they are 9th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Dallas is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 2nd in the league.
New York is 1st in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 8th in the league. The Liberty are 12th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 88.8, and their defensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 81.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 42% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New York
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