Dallas Wings vs New York Liberty Prediction, 7/5/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs New York Liberty
Date: Monday, July 5, 2021
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
The Dallas Wings (8-9) travel to Barclays Center on Monday where they'll take on the New York Liberty (8-9).
The Dallas Wings faced the Chicago Sky and took a loss by a score of 91-81 in their last game. Dallas finished the contest with a 41.3% FG percentage (31 out of 75) and buried 6 of 25 3-point shots. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Wings made 13 of their 16 attempts for a percentage of 81.3%. In regard to grabbing rebounds, they earned 37 with 9 of them being offensive. They also doled out 19 assists for the game in addition to forcing the opposition into 16 turnovers and getting 10 steals. When discussing the defense, Dallas allowed the other team to go 47.9% from the field on 34 out of 71 shooting. Chicago doled out 8 dimes and had 7 steals in this matchup. Moreover, Chicago grabbed 38 rebounds (8 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Chicago shot 68.4% at the free throw line by knocking down 13 of their 19 attempts. They also buried 10 of 23 shots from three-point range.
Arike Ogunbowale is someone who was a contributor in this game. She ended up finishing with 22 points on 7 out of 20 shooting. She saw the court for 32:22 mins and grabbed 5 rebounds. Ogunbowale ended up shooting 35.0% from the floor and distributed 4 dimes. An additional player that was a contributor in the matchup for the Wings was Kayla Thornton. She grabbed 4 rebounds in her 25:20 minutes on the court. She finished shooting 0.0% from the floor in this contest by connecting on 0-of-1 (0 points). When the final whistle was blown, Thornton finished the game without an assist.
Dallas will play this contest with a record of 8-9 so far this season. They have an average of 84.4 points per outing (3rd in basketball) while shooting 42.1% from the field. The Wings are hitting 35.5% on three-point attempts (145 of 408) and 84.0% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Dallas is snagging 37.8 boards per game and is sitting with 301 dimes so far this season, which is 8th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 12.8 times per game and as a unit are committing 20.7 fouls on a nightly basis. On the defensive end of the court, the Wings have forced 12.9 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.9 personal fouls. They currently rank 10th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 331 surrendered for the season. The Wings are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 42.8% (219 of 288) and they surrender 34.8 boards per contest as a unit. They relinquish 31.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 7th in the league in PPG allowed (81.5).
When they last played, the New York Liberty walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 73-69 when they faced the Atlanta Dream. The Liberty collected 29 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 36 for this contest. They also gave up possession 15 times, while getting 4 steals in the game. The Dream were called for 12 personal fouls in the game which got the Liberty to the free throw line for a total of 15 tries. They were able to make 12 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 80.0%. With respect to shots from beyond the perimeter, New York made 9 out of 24 attempts (37.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Liberty finished the game shooting 24 out of 60 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 40.0%. The Liberty allowed the Dream to knock down 27 out of their 76 tries from the field which had them sitting at 35.5% for this contest. They finished 38.9% from three-point range by going 7 out of 18 and finished the contest at 12 of 16 at the free throw line (75.0%). When it comes to attacking the glass, New York allowed Atlanta to get 34 overall (12 on the offensive glass).
Kylee Shook ended up being a major contributor for the Liberty in this contest. She made 3 of 5 for this contest giving her a field goal percentage of 60.0%, and tallied 8 rebounds. Shook recorded 8 points in her 38:02 mins on the court and totaled 2 dimes in the game. Another player that ended being a contributor for New York was Betnijah Laney. She accumulated 7 assists in her 37:07 minutes played, and she knocked down 7 of 19 from the floor. Laney finished going 36.8% from the floor and also collecting 16 points and 5 rebounds.
New York has a win-loss record of 8-9 for the campaign. When it comes to offense, the Liberty are shooting 42.8% from the field, which has them ranked 6th in basketball. New York has accumulated 1,360 points for the campaign (80.0 per game) and they pull in 34.0 rebounds per contest. They are getting an assist 19.6 times per game (5th in the WNBA) and they turn it over 16.9 times per game. The Liberty commit 17.8 personal fouls per contest and they go 80.4% from the charity stripe. The Liberty defensively are ranked 10th in the league in points given up per game with 85.6. The New York defense gives up 32.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (109 of 341) and opponents are knocking down 80.8% of their free throw shots. They allow 19.7 assists and 38.0 boards on a nightly basis, which is 10th and 11th in the league. They are forcing 13.1 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 43.1% from the floor (8th in the league).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York
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