Atlanta Dream vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction, 7/4/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Dream vs Las Vegas Aces
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Location: Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Aces (12-4) host the Atlanta Dream (6-9) at Michelob ULTRA Arena on Sunday.
The Atlanta Dream stepped onto the hardwood against the New York Liberty and went home with a win by a final score of 73-69 in their last contest. Atlanta wrapped up the game having earned a 35.5% FG percentage (27 out of 76) and converted 7 of 18 3-pointers. When they shot from the free throw line, the Dream buried 12 of 16 shots for a percentage of 75.0%. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they earned 34 with 12 of them being offensive. They also recorded 17 assists in the game while forcing the opposition into 15 turnovers and having 10 steals. When discussing defending, Atlanta allowed the other team to shoot 40.0% from the floor on 24 out of 60 shooting. New York recorded 7 dimes and had 4 steals in this game. Furthermore, New York grabbed 36 rebounds (7 offensive, 29 defensive) and added 3 blocked shots. New York finished 80.0% from the charity stripe by making 12 of their 15 tries. They also converted 9 out of their 24 attempts from distance.
Courtney Williams is someone who was a major factor in this matchup. She ended up scoring 18 points on 8 out of 17 shooting. She played 36:02 mins and also totaled 5 rebounds. Williams finished the game at 47.1% from the floor and totaled 4 assists. An additional player that was a major factor in this game for the Dream was Chennedy Carter. She grabbed 1 rebound in her 33:57 min played. She shot 23.1% from the floor for the matchup by shooting 3-of-13 (11 points). When this game wrapped up, Carter had accumulated 4 assists.
Atlanta heads into this one with a mark of 6-9 on the year. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.3 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 19.4 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Atlanta is snagging 33.7 boards per contest and is sitting with 266 dimes for the year, which is 11th in the WNBA in terms of passing the ball. The Dream are connecting on 33.9% on shots beyond the perimeter (105 of 310) and 74.2% from the free throw line. They have an average of 83.2 points per game (4th in basketball) while shooting 42.1% from the floor. When they are on the defensive end, the Dream have forced 16.5 turnovers per game and they draw 18.4 fouls. They currently rank 8th in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 312 conceded on the year. The Dream defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 46.5% (247 of 276) and they surrender 35.9 boards per contest as a unit. They relinquish 39.5% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 11th in the WNBA in PPG allowed (87.0).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Las Vegas Aces got the victory with a final of 99-75 when they faced the Los Angeles Sparks. The Aces earned 43 defensive boards and 12 offensive rebounds totaling 55 for the game. They also gave up possession of the ball 16 times, while getting 8 steals in this matchup. The Sparks had 13 fouls for the matchup which got the Aces to the charity stripe for a total of 19 attempts. They were able to bury 18 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 94.7%. In relation to shooting from 3-point land, Las Vegas made 7 out of their 22 attempts (31.8%). When this game wrapped up, the Aces ended up going 37 for 81 from the field which gave them a percentage of 45.7%. The Aces permitted the Sparks to knock down 28 of 82 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 34.1% for this contest. They went 29.2% from 3-point land by connecting on 7 of 24 and ended up going 12 of 17 from the free throw line (70.6%). In relation to rebounds, Las Vegas permitted Los Angeles to pull down 39 in total (10 offensive).
Jackie Young was important for the Aces for the game. She buried 8 out of 12 for the game giving her a rate of 66.7%, and accumulated 5 rebounds. Young accumulated 18 points in her 33:17 minutes on the court and totaled 5 dimes for the game. Another player that was pivotal for Las Vegas was Chelsea Gray. She ended up walking away with 8 dimes in her 25:26 mins played, and she knocked down 3 out of 8 from the floor. Gray finished going 37.5% from the field as well as earning 6 points and 4 rebounds.
Las Vegas has a record of 12-4 for the season. The Aces are responsible for committing 15.8 fouls per game and they connect on 84.0% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 21.1 times per game (2nd in the WNBA) and they cough up possession 12.3 times per game. Las Vegas has accumulated 1,468 points this season (91.8 per contest) and they collect 38.8 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Aces are connecting on 47.0% from the floor, which ranks them 1st in the league. The Aces are ranked 5th in the WNBA in points per game surrendered with 80.6. They concede 19.3 assists and 35.8 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 5th and 7th in the WNBA. The Las Vegas defense gives up 28.7% on 3-point attempts (110 of 383) and opponents are knocking down 81.5% of their shots from the free throw line. They have forced 12.4 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 40.4% from the field (1st in the WNBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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