Indiana Fever vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction, 5/28/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Fever vs Las Vegas Aces
Date: Friday, May 28, 2021
Location: Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Aces (3-2) host the Indiana Fever (1-5) at Michelob ULTRA Arena on Friday.
The Indiana Fever played the Washington Mystics and went home with a loss by a final score of 85-69 in their last game. Indiana walked away from the game with a 43.8% field goal percentage (28 of 64) and converted 5 of their 14 shots from downtown. From the charity stripe, the Fever converted 8 of their 10 tries for a percentage of 80.0%. Concerning hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 33 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 21 assists for this contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 10 turnovers and earning 5 steals. When it comes to defending, Indiana allowed the other team to shoot 50.0% from the floor on 34 out of 68 shooting. Washington recorded 5 assists and had but didn't notch a steal. Moreover, Washington snagged 26 rebounds (5 offensive, 21 defensive) and earned 2 blocked shots. Washington ended up going 83.3% from the free throw line by making 5 of their 6 tries. They buried 12 of their 28 shots from distance.
Danielle Robinson is a player who played a role in this game. She ended up finishing with 10 points on 3 of 7 shooting. She played 30:10 minutes and also snagged 5 rebounds. Robinson finished the contest at 42.9% from the floor and also recorded 4 assists. One more player that was a major contributor in this contest for the Fever was Jessica Breland. She collected 7 rebounds in 28:41 minutes on the basketball court. She finished the game at 38.5% from the floor for this game by shooting 5-of-13 (10 points). Overall, Breland earned 5 assists.
Indiana steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 1-5 for the year. They are losing possession via turnover 14.5 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 16.2 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Indiana is snagging 36.7 boards per game and has accounted for 110 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 4th in the league in terms of passing. The Fever are shooting 27.7% on 3-point shots (28 of 101) and 76.6% from the charity stripe. They average 76.0 points per game (10th in the league) while hitting 41.8% from the floor. When they are on the defensive end, the Fever are able to force 12.5 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.2 fouls. They currently rank 12th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 126 relinquished on the campaign. The Fever are allowing a shooting percentage of 45.0% (75 of 115) and they surrender 31.5 boards per game as a unit. They are giving up 43.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are ranked 8th in the WNBA in points per game allowed (82.7).
When they last stepped on the court, the Las Vegas Aces went home victorious with a score of 85-79 against the Phoenix Mercury. The Aces were able to snag 25 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 36 for the game. They coughed it up 9 times, while getting 8 steals for the contest. The Mercury committed 14 personal fouls in the game which got the Aces to the free throw line for a total of 17 attempts. They were able to knock down 15 of the free throw tries for a rate of 88.2%. In relation to shots from distance, Las Vegas converted 4 out of their 16 attempts (25.0%). When the game finished, the Aces walked away from this one shooting 33 out of 75 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.0%. The Aces allowed the Mercury to make 32 out of 69 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 46.4% in the game. They wrapped up this game 29.4% from distance by shooting 5 out of 17 and finished the game at 10 out of 10 from the free throw line (100.0%). When discussing attacking the glass, Las Vegas permitted Phoenix to snag 33 in total (6 offensive).
A'ja Wilson ended up having an impact for the Aces in the matchup. She made 7 out of 14 for the contest giving her a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 9 rebounds. Wilson tallied 16 points in her 35:37 mins of playing time and tallied 3 assists for the game. One more player that was important for Las Vegas was Jackie Young. She finished this one with 1 assist in her 35:03 mins on the court, and she converted 10 out of 15 from the floor. Young ended up shooting 66.7% from the floor while earning 27 points and 6 total rebounds.
Las Vegas has a record of 3-2 this year. Las Vegas has scored 426 points so far this year (85.2 per contest) and they pull down 35.6 boards per contest. The Aces commit 13.2 fouls per contest while shooting 84.0% from the free throw line. On the offensive side of the court, the Aces are connecting on 47.1% from the field, which has them ranked 1st in the WNBA. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 19.8 times per contest (4th in the league) and they turn it over 11.0 times per contest. The Aces defensively are ranked 4th in the league in points allowed per game with 79.4. The Las Vegas defense allows 32.1% on shots from behind the 3-point line (36 of 112) and their opposition knocks down 79.7% of their free throw shots. They have conceded 19.2 assists and 36.6 rebounds per contest, which is 6th and 4th in the league. They are forcing their opponents into 10.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.7% from the field (5th in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Las Vegas and over the total points
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