Las Vegas Aces vs Washington Mystics Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/5/2020
Game: Las Vegas Aces vs Washington Mystics
Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: NBA TV
IMG Academy is the site where Emma Meesseman and the Washington Mystics (3-1, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) will play the Las Vegas Aces (2-2, 5th in the Western Conference) on Wednesday.
Danielle Robinson comes into this game averaging 6 points per contest while being on the court 19.5 minutes per night so far this year for the Aces. She grabs 2 rebounds per contest and hands out 1.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 42% while her free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kayla McBride averages 10.8 points per game in 24 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.8 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 38% for the year while her free throw percentage is 94%.
Emma Meesseman averages 11.3 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Mystics. She grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Leilani Mitchell averages 9.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 71%.
Las Vegas averages 90 points per game this season, which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the WNBA. They average 39.8 rebounds per contest and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 16 per game. The Aces allow 82.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 19.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Washington is 2nd in the league with 92.5 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.5. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 20.0. The Mystics are 11th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Mystics surrender 81.0 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 17.3 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mystics are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per game this season.
The Aces are 4th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 106.6, and their defensive rating of 97.7 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 84.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 5th. As a team they are 4th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 15% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Las Vegas is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 4th in the league.
Washington is 11th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 5th in the league. The Mystics are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 111.2, and their defensive rating of 97.4 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 83.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 3rd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
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Guy's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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