Dallas Wings vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction, 6/13/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Las Vegas Aces
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Location: Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Aces (7-3) play the Dallas Wings (4-5) at Michelob ULTRA Arena on Sunday.
The Dallas Wings took the court against the Phoenix Mercury and took home the win by a score of 85-81 in their last contest. Dallas ended with a 42.7% FG percentage (32 of 75) and converted 10 of their 26 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the charity stripe, the Wings buried 11 of their 13 attempts for a percentage of 84.6%. In reference to rebounding, they earned 41 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 20 dimes in this contest while creating 7 turnovers and earning 5 steals. When talking about the defense, Dallas allowed 41.4% from the floor on 29 of 70 shooting. Phoenix earned 11 dimes and had 3 steals for the contest. On top of that, Phoenix snagged 36 rebounds (11 offensive, 25 defensive) and earned 7 blocks. Phoenix finished the contest at 78.3% when shooting free throws by making 18 of their 23 shots. They also buried 5 out of their 25 attempts from 3-point range.
Arike Ogunbowale is a player who came through in this matchup. She racked up 22 points on 7 of 14 shooting. She was on the hardwood for 28:40 mins played and totaled 2 rebounds. Ogunbowale finished 50.0% from the field but had no assists at the end of the game. Another player that was a determining factor in this matchup for the Wings was Satou Sabally. She collected 7 rebounds in her 25:46 min played. She shot 60.0% from the floor for this contest via 3-of-5 (11 points). When the final whistle was blown, Sabally tallied 4 assists.
Dallas comes into this contest with a mark of 4-5 for the season. The Wings are shooting 36.2% on three-point attempts (80 of 221) and 81.0% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 87.3 pts per contest (3rd in basketball) while connecting on 42.7% from the field. They turn the ball over 13.2 times per contest and as a group they commit 21.9 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Dallas is pulling down 39.4 rebounds per game and has tallied 165 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 9th in the league in terms of passing. On the defensive end of the court, the Wings are forcing their opponents into 11.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.9 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 31.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are ranked 10th in the league in PPG allowed (85.7). The Wings defensively are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 43.1% (105 of 152) and they surrender 35.6 rebounds per game as a unit. They currently rank 8th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 179 surrendered so far this year.
For their last game, the Las Vegas Aces got the victory with a final of 96-93 against the Washington Mystics. The Aces were able to pull down 36 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 44 in this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while recording 9 steals in this contest. The Mystics earned 23 personal fouls for this contest which took the Aces to the charity stripe for 27 tries. They were able to bury 24 of them for a rate of 88.9%. When discussing shots from beyond the arc, Las Vegas made 6 of their 16 tries (37.5%). In all, the Aces went 33 for 76 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 43.4%. The Aces permitted the Mystics to make 34 out of their 77 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 44.2% in this contest. They finished 36.7% from three-point range by shooting 11 of 30 and ended up going 14 of 19 at the free throw line (73.7%). When talking about rebounding, Las Vegas allowed Washington to get 35 in all (6 offensive).
Jackie Young ended up being a factor for the Aces for this game. She buried 9 out of 15 in the matchup giving her a field goal percentage of 60.0%, and earned 4 rebounds. Young earned 22 points in her 37:33 mins of playing time and had 3 assists in the matchup. An additional player who came through for Las Vegas was Chelsea Gray. She ended up with 8 assists in her 32:55 mins played, and she shot 4 of 13 from the floor. Gray ended up shooting 30.8% from the field in addition to totaling 11 points and 4 total rebounds.
Las Vegas has a mark of 7-3 this season. The Aces are committing 14.3 personal fouls per game and they shoot 83.9% from the free throw line. They are getting an assist 20.5 times per contest (3rd in the league) and they are turning it over 10.9 times per contest. Las Vegas has earned 897 pts so far this season (89.7 per contest) and they collect 35.7 boards per game. As an offense, the Aces are connecting on 48.0% from the floor, which has them ranked 1st in basketball. The Aces defensively are ranked 4th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 80.1. They have forced 12.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 41.2% from the field (4th in the league). The Las Vegas defense allows 30.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter (69 of 228) and their opponents are making 84.0% of their foul shots. They give up 19.6 assists and 35.6 rebounds per contest, which ranks 6th and 5th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Dallas
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