Dallas Wings vs Indiana Fever Prediction, 6/24/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Indiana Fever
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, IN
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Indiana Fever (1-14) host the Dallas Wings (6-8) at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Thursday.
The Dallas Wings faced off with the Connecticut Sun and took a loss by a score of 80-70 in their last contest. Dallas ended the contest with a 44.3% field goal percentage (27 of 61) and buried 6 of their 14 three-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Wings buried 10 of 13 shots for a rate of 76.9%. Concerning rebounding, they earned 27 with 6 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 15 dimes for this contest while forcing the other team into 12 turnovers and earning 5 steals. When talking about defense, Dallas let their opponent shoot 43.7% from the floor on 31 of 71 shooting. Connecticut recorded 19 assists and had 6 steals for this game. Additionally, Connecticut pulled down 37 rebounds (12 offensive, 25 defensive) and got 6 rejections. Connecticut finished the contest at 93.3% at the free throw line by knocking down 14 of 15 tries. They made 4 of their 20 attempts from 3-point range.
Arike Ogunbowale is one player who was a contributor in this matchup. She had 18 points on 5 out of 14 shooting. She was on the court for 32:59 mins and pulled down 1 board. Ogunbowale finished the game shooting 35.7% from the floor and also totaled 5 assists. An additional player that was a factor in this contest for the Wings was Satou Sabally. She totaled 4 rebounds in her 30:17 minutes on the court. She went 46.2% from the field for this game by shooting 6-of-13 (16 points). Overall, Sabally didn't record a dime.
Dallas heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-8 for the year. The Wings are shooting 36.8% on three-point shots (121 of 329) and 82.5% from the free throw line. They have an average of 84.2 points per contest (4th in the WNBA) while hitting 41.8% from the floor. They cough up possession 12.8 times per game and as a group they commit 21.4 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Dallas is pulling down 38.0 boards per contest and has 245 assists on the campaign, which has them ranked 7th in the WNBA in terms of passing. When they are on defense, the Wings are able to force 12.4 turnovers per game while drawing 17.1 fouls. They are ranked 9th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 266 conceded on the season. The Wings defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 43.0% (174 of 240) and they relinquish 35.2 boards per contest as a group. They are surrendering 30.9% on three-point shots and they rank 7th in the league in PPG allowed (82.6).
When they last stepped on the court, the Indiana Fever went home defeated by a final of 82-77 against the Washington Mystics. The Fever recorded 30 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 36 for the contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while getting 5 steals in this game. The Mystics were called for 18 personal fouls in the game which took the Fever to the charity stripe for 14 tries. They were able to convert 13 of those for a rate of 92.9%. In reference to shots from beyond the perimeter, Indiana converted 4 of their 13 attempts (30.8%). At the conclusion of this game, the Fever ended up shooting 30 out of 67 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.8%. The Fever permitted the Mystics to convert 30 of 81 tries from the field which left them shooting 37.0% in the matchup. They wrapped up this game 20.6% from beyond the perimeter by going 7 out of 34 and ended up shooting 15 out of 17 from the charity stripe (88.2%). In relation to how they attacked the glass, Indiana permitted Washington to snag 40 in total (15 offensive).
Kelsey Mitchell was important for the Fever in this contest. She converted 5 out of 15 for the matchup giving her a rate of 33.3%, and earned 3 rebounds. Mitchell earned 13 points in her 34:06 mins of playing time and added 1 assist in this game. Another player who came through for Indiana was Danielle Robinson. She left the arena with 6 dimes in 33:04 mins on the court, and she shot 8 out of 11 from the field. Robinson walked away from this one going 72.7% from the field while collecting 19 points and 4 rebounds.
Indiana has a win-loss record of 1-14 so far this season. When it comes to offense, the Fever are shooting 41.3% from the field, which ranks them 10th in the league. Indiana has totaled 1,118 pts for the season (74.5 per contest) and they pull in 34.9 boards per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 17.4 times per game (11th in basketball) and they are turning it over 14.3 times per game. The Fever commit 17.9 personal fouls per game and they go 78.0% from the charity stripe. The Fever on the defensive side of the court are 12th in basketball in PPG surrendered with 87.9. They are forcing their opponents into 11.5 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 46.4% from the field (12th in the WNBA). The Indiana defense allows 40.9% on 3-point shots (141 of 345) and their opponents are making 81.6% of their shots from the free throw line. They have relinquished 20.8 assists and 33.7 total boards per game, which ranks 11th and 2nd in basketball.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Dallas
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