New York Liberty vs Atlanta Dream Prediction, 6/29/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Liberty vs Atlanta Dream
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Location: Gateway Center Arena in College Park, GA
Gateway Center Arena is the venue where and the Atlanta Dream (5-9) will take on the New York Liberty (8-8) on Tuesday.
The New York Liberty faced the Atlanta Dream and walked away with a win by a score of 101-78 in their last contest. New York finished with a 54.2% FG percentage (32 of 59) and made 13 of their 32 shots from 3-point land. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Liberty converted 24 of 28 attempts for a percentage of 85.7%. In terms of grabbing rebounds, they compiled 36 with 6 of them being offensive. They also doled out 22 assists in this game in addition to forcing the opposition into 14 turnovers and earning 5 steals. With respect to defense, New York allowed the other team to shoot 40.8% from the floor on 29 out of 71 shooting. Atlanta dished out 14 dimes and had 13 steals for this contest. Moreover, Atlanta collected 25 rebounds (7 offensive, 18 defensive) and added 2 blocks. Atlanta shot 84.2% when shooting free throws by making 16 of 19 tries. They also made 4 of 17 attempts from distance.
Betnijah Laney is someone who was a contributor in the matchup. She finished with 28 points on 8 of 14 shooting. She was on the court for 36:35 mins played and collected 3 rebounds. Laney finished the game at 57.1% from the field and dished out 6 assists. An additional player that was a contributor in the matchup for the Liberty was Sami Whitcomb. She collected 6 rebounds in her 34:42 min played on the night. She ended up shooting 62.5% from the floor for this game by going 10-of-16 (30 points). When all was said and done, Whitcomb had accumulated 5 assists.
New York will take the court with a record of 8-8 so far this season. They turn it over 17.1 times per game and as a squad they commit 18.1 personal fouls per game. As a unit, New York is grabbing 33.9 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 319 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 3rd in the league in terms of passing. The Liberty are hitting 35.6% from downtown (165 of 463) and 80.5% from the free throw line. They are averaging 80.7 points per game (8th in the league) while hitting 42.9% from the field. Defensively, the Liberty are able to force 13.4 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.3 personal fouls. They relinquish 31.6% on shots from distance and they are 10th in the WNBA in points per game allowed (86.4). The Liberty are giving up a FG percentage of 43.5% (214 of 292) and they surrender 38.3 boards per contest as a squad. They are 11th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 318 surrendered on the campaign.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Atlanta Dream took a loss by a score of 101-78 when they played the New York Liberty. The Dream pulled down 18 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 25 in this game. They gave up possession 14 times, while getting 13 steals in the matchup. The Liberty committed 15 fouls in the matchup which got the Dream to the charity stripe for a total of 19 attempts. They were able to knock down 16 of the free throws for a percentage of 84.2%. Pertaining to shooting from beyond the arc, Atlanta converted 4 out of their 17 attempts (23.5%). In all, the Dream finished 29 for 71 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 40.8%. The Dream permitted the Liberty to bury 32 out of 59 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 54.2% for the matchup. They went 40.6% from downtown by connecting on 13 of 32 and ended up going 24 of 28 at the free throw line (85.7%). In the matter of how they attacked the glass, Atlanta allowed New York to grab 36 in all (6 offensive).
Chennedy Carter ended up being a factor for the Dream for the matchup. She knocked down 10 of 19 in this matchup giving her a rate of 52.6%, and totaled 1 rebound. Carter tallied 24 points in her 33:01 mins on the court and had 2 dimes in this matchup. Someone else that ended being a contributor for Atlanta was Courtney Williams. She ended up with 4 dimes in 31:54 mins on the court, and she put in 5 of 17 from the field. Williams ended up shooting 29.4% from the floor while contributing 12 points and 5 boards.
Atlanta has a mark of 5-9 for the season. In terms of offensive execution, the Dream are hitting on 42.6% from the field, which ranks 7th in basketball. Atlanta has scored 1,175 points on the season (83.9 per contest) and they grab 33.7 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 17.8 times per contest (9th in the WNBA) and they are giving up possession 12.6 times per contest. The Dream have committed 19.9 personal fouls per contest and they go 74.2% from the charity stripe. The Dream on the defensive side of the court are 12th in basketball in PPG given up with 88.3. They are forcing their opponents into 16.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 46.9% from the floor (12th in basketball). The Atlanta defense surrenders 39.6% on shots from behind the 3-point line (132 of 333) and their opponents are knocking down 82.1% of their foul shots. They have given up 21.3 assists and 35.9 rebounds per game, which is 12th and 9th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York
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