Indiana Fever vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction, 9/8/2020 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Fever vs Las Vegas Aces
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
Kayla McBride and the Las Vegas Aces (14-4, 2nd in the Western Conference) play the Indiana Fever (5-14, 5th in the Eastern Conference) at IMG Academy on Tuesday.
Candice Dupree comes into this contest averaging 11.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Fever. She pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 45% while her free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Kelsey Mitchell averages 17.5 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.7 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 44% for the year while her free throw percentage is 82%.
Kayla McBride averages 12.2 points per game while playing 25.8 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 44% and her free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Angel McCoughtry averages 14.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 20.6 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 52% and her free throw percentage is 86%.
Indiana averages 81.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 33.9 rebounds per game and 18.3 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 15.4 per game. The Fever allow 89.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 18.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Las Vegas is 1st in the league with 88.1 points per game this year. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 19.7. The Aces are 11th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Aces surrender 79.7 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 18.4 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game this season.
The Fever are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 114.3, and their offensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 1st. They are 9th in the WNBA in pace with 78.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the WNBA. Indiana is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 2nd in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 10th in the WNBA. The Aces are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 98.2, and their offensive rating of 108.6 is ranked 11th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 81.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 6th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 16% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana
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