Dallas Wings vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction, 9/13/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Las Vegas Aces
Date: Monday, September 13, 2021
Location: Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Michelob ULTRA Arena is the site where and the Las Vegas Aces (21-8) will play the Dallas Wings (12-17) on Monday.
The Dallas Wings stepped onto the hardwood against the Connecticut Sun and took a loss by a final of 83-56 in their last contest. Dallas walked away from the contest with a 26.6% field goal percentage (17 out of 64) and buried 7 out of their 32 3-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Wings made 15 of 19 shots for a percentage of 78.9%. In relation to getting rebounds, they compiled 26 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 13 assists for the game in addition to forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and having 4 steals. In relation to defense, Dallas allowed the other team to go 48.5% from the floor on 33 of 68 shooting. Connecticut doled out 10 dimes and had 11 steals for this game. In addition, Connecticut totaled 35 rebounds (10 offensive, 25 defensive) and had 7 blocks. Connecticut ended up going 71.4% from the free throw line by knocking down 10 of their 14 attempts. They also made 7 out of their 19 tries from distance.
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Arike Ogunbowale is someone who was a major factor for the game. She walked away with 8 points on 2 of 17 shooting. She was on the hardwood for 33:58 minutes played and pulled down 3 boards. Ogunbowale ended up going 11.8% from the floor and dished out 2 dimes. Another player that was a factor in this contest for the Wings was Allisha Gray. She had 5 rebounds in 25:49 min on the court. She ended up going 37.5% from the floor in the matchup by shooting 3-of-8 (10 points). Overall, Gray had accumulated 1 assist.
Dallas steps onto the court with a record of 12-17 for the year. They turn it over 12.9 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 18.7 personal fouls per game. As a team, Dallas is pulling down 36.3 rebounds per contest and has totaled 500 dimes for the campaign, which ranks 10th in the WNBA in terms of passing the ball. The Wings are connecting on 35.3% on 3-pointers (235 of 665) and 82.7% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 81.3 points per contest (6th in basketball) while going 41.9% from the field. Defensively, the Wings are able to force 12.3 turnovers per game and they draw 16.0 personal fouls. The Wings defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.7% (358 of 464) and they surrender 33.6 rebounds per contest as a group. They are currently ranked 10th in basketball in giving up assists with 588 relinquished so far this season. They concede 33.4% from 3-point land and they are ranked 8th in basketball in PPG from their opponents (81.7).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Las Vegas Aces went home victorious with a score of 102-81 when they played the Minnesota Lynx. The Aces pulled down 34 defensive boards and 2 offensive boards for a total of 36 for this contest. They turned the ball over 5 times, while earning 8 steals for the matchup. The Lynx earned 15 fouls for this game which got the Aces to the charity stripe for a total of 14 attempts. They were able to bury 12 of those for a rate of 85.7%. In reference to shooting from distance, Las Vegas buried 4 out of their 10 attempts (40.0%). In all, the Aces ended up shooting 43 out of 78 from the field which gave them a rate of 55.1%. The Aces permitted the Lynx to convert 35 out of their 77 attempts from the field which had them shooting 45.5% in the game. They went 31.8% from distance by going 7 out of 22 and finished the contest at 4 of 5 from the free throw line (80.0%). Regarding rebounds, Las Vegas permitted Minnesota to get 37 overall (7 on the offensive side).
Jackie Young was important for the Aces in the game. She converted 14 out of 19 in the matchup giving her a field goal percentage of 73.7%, and had 10 rebounds. Young totaled 29 points in her 33:27 minutes on the court and accounted for 2 dimes for the matchup. One more player who came through for Las Vegas was Chelsea Gray. She ended up finishing with 14 dimes in 30:21 minutes on the court, and she knocked down 4 out of 9 from the floor. Gray wrapped this one up going 44.4% from the field in addition to earning 8 points but didn't collect a board.
Las Vegas has a mark of 21-8 on the campaign. Las Vegas has earned 2,584 pts for the year (89.1 per game) and they pull in 38.7 boards per game. The Aces are responsible for committing 14.9 personal fouls per game and they hit 81.7% from the charity stripe. As an offense, the Aces are hitting on 46.9% from the floor, which is ranked 1st in basketball. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 20.9 times per game (3rd in the league) and they turn the ball over 11.7 times per contest. The Aces on defense are ranked 6th in the league in points per game surrendered with 80.6. The Las Vegas defense concedes 30.2% on three-point shots (203 of 673) and opponents are connecting on 81.1% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 19.4 dimes and 35.4 total boards per game, which is ranked 6th and 7th in the league. They are forcing 11.3 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.4% from the floor (3rd in the league).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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