Las Vegas Aces vs Minnesota Lynx Prediction, 9/10/2020 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Las Vegas Aces vs Minnesota Lynx
Date: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
Angel McCoughtry and the Las Vegas Aces (15-4, 2nd in the Western Conference) head to IMG Academy on Thursday where they'll meet the Minnesota Lynx (13-7, 4th in the Western Conference).
Angel McCoughtry comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while being on the court 20.7 minutes per night so far this year for the Aces. She grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 51% while her free throw percentage is currently at 87%. A'ja Wilson averages 20.4 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.9 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 80%.
Crystal Dangerfield averages 15.9 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Lynx. She grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Bridget Carleton averages 6.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 54% and her free throw percentage is 63%.
Las Vegas averages 88.3 points per game this season, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They average 37.4 rebounds per contest and 19.9 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 12.5 per game. The Aces allow 80.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 18.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Minnesota is 6th in the league with 83.5 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the WNBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 19.1. The Lynx are 5th in turnovers per game with 14.6. The Lynx surrender 79.2 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 18.8 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 30.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lynx are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game this season.
The Aces are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 81.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 6th. As a team they are 5th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 16% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Las Vegas is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 10th in the league.
Minnesota is 5th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 8th in the league. The Lynx are 3rd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 108.3, and their defensive rating of 102.7 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 77.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 5th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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