Las Vegas Aces vs Dallas Wings Prediction, 7/11/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Las Vegas Aces vs Dallas Wings
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Location: College Park Center in Arlington, TX
The Dallas Wings (9-11) play the Las Vegas Aces (14-5) at College Park Center on Sunday.
The Las Vegas Aces took the court against the Phoenix Mercury and took a loss by a score of 99-90 in their last contest. Las Vegas ended the game having earned a 43.9% FG percentage (36 of 82) and buried 3 out of their 13 shots from downtown. When they shot from the free throw line, the Aces knocked down 15 of 24 shots for a rate of 62.5%. In relation to hauling in rebounds, they compiled 43 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 22 assists in this game in addition to forcing 11 turnovers and having 7 steals. In the matter of defense, Las Vegas allowed their opponent to shoot 43.2% from the field on 32 of 74 shooting. Phoenix earned 10 dimes and had 4 steals for this contest. In addition, Phoenix pulled down 45 rebounds (10 offensive, 35 defensive) and added 6 blocks. Phoenix finished shooting 86.2% at the free throw line by making 25 of 29 tries. They also made 10 of 27 tries from beyond the perimeter.
A'ja Wilson is one player who was a factor in this game. She finished with 25 points on 9 out of 18 shooting. She was on the court for 41:51 minutes and also collected 12 rebounds. Wilson finished the game at 50.0% from the floor and also earned 6 dimes. One more player that was a factor in this contest for the Aces was Jackie Young. She snagged 2 rebounds in her 40:27 min played on the night. She finished shooting 66.7% from the field for the matchup by hitting 6-of-9 (12 points). When all was said and done, Young accounted for 5 assists.
Las Vegas will enter this contest with a mark of 14-5 on the campaign. They cough up possession 11.8 times per contest and as a team they commit 15.9 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Las Vegas is snagging 38.9 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 401 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 2nd in the league in terms of passing. The Aces are shooting 37.1% from downtown (99 of 267) and 82.0% from the free throw line. They have an average of 91.7 pts per contest (1st in the WNBA) while hitting 47.1% from the floor. On the defensive end, the Aces are able to force 12.1 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.7 personal fouls. They currently rank 9th in the WNBA in allowing assists to the opposition with 365 surrendered for the year. The Aces are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 40.8% (230 of 375) and they surrender 35.7 boards per game as a team. They relinquish 29.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 5th in the WNBA in points per game allowed (81.2).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Dallas Wings took a loss by a score of 85-79 when they played the Minnesota Lynx. The Wings corralled 24 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 for this contest. They coughed up the ball 11 times, while recording 7 steals for this contest. The Lynx committed 10 personal fouls in the game which got the Wings to the free throw line for 8 shots. They were able to knock down 8 of the free throw tries for a rate of 100.0%. Regarding shooting from downtown, Dallas made 9 out of their 28 tries (32.1%). When all was said and done, the Wings went 31 out of 74 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 41.9%. The Wings permitted the Lynx to convert 33 of 65 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.8% for the game. They went 35.0% from downtown by going 7 of 20 and ended up going 12 of 17 at the free throw line (70.6%). When discussing how they attacked the glass, Dallas allowed Minnesota to get 32 overall (5 offensive).
Arike Ogunbowale pitched in for the Wings in this contest. She knocked down 5 of 15 in this game for a field goal rate of 33.3%, and accumulated 4 rebounds. Ogunbowale accumulated 11 points in her 26:28 mins on the hardwood and earned 1 assist in this contest. One more player who was a determining factor for Dallas was Satou Sabally. She came away with 7 assists in her 24:39 minutes on the court, and she converted 5 out of 10 from the floor. Sabally ended the game having shot 50.0% from the field while collecting 12 points and 6 rebounds.
Dallas has a record of 9-11 for the season. The Wings commit 20.2 fouls per contest and they hit 84.3% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 18.1 times per game (9th in basketball) and they are turning it over 12.7 times per game. Dallas has totaled 1,709 pts for the campaign (85.5 per game) and they pull down 36.7 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Wings are hitting on 43.0% from the field, which is ranked 6th in the league. The Wings on the defensive side of the court are 8th in the league in points given up per game with 83.1. They have allowed 20.3 assists and 34.0 boards per game, ranking them 11th and 4th in the WNBA. The Dallas defense gives up 32.8% on three-point shots (153 of 466) and opponents are knocking down 77.7% of their foul shots. They are forcing their opponents into 12.9 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the floor (9th in the WNBA).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Dallas
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