Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction, 6/27/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Storm vs Las Vegas Aces
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Aces (10-3) host the Seattle Storm (12-3) at Michelob ULTRA Arena on Sunday.
The Seattle Storm took the court against the Washington Mystics and ended up losing by a score of 87-83 in their last contest. Seattle finished having earned a 45.1% FG percentage (32 out of 71) and made 8 of their 19 3-point shots. From the free throw line, the Storm buried 11 of 12 attempts for a rate of 91.7%. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they earned 36 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 21 assists in the matchup while forcing the opposition into 7 turnovers and having 4 steals. In regard to the defense, Seattle allowed the other team to go 44.2% from the floor on 34 out of 77 shooting. Washington totaled 12 assists and had 2 steals for this game. On top of that, Washington had 39 rebounds (12 offensive, 27 defensive) and got 2 rejections. Washington finished the game shooting 60.0% at the free throw line by burying 3 of their 5 attempts. They also converted 16 of 38 attempts from distance.
Jewell Loyd is a player who was a factor for the contest. She ended up scoring 23 points on 8 out of 18 shooting. She saw the court for 33:15 minutes played and snagged 3 rebounds. Loyd walked away from this one shooting 44.4% from the field and also distributed 9 assists. An additional player that was a determining factor in this contest for the Storm was Sue Bird. She grabbed 8 rebounds in 33:03 minutes on the court. She finished the contest at 33.3% from the field in the game by going 3-of-9 (7 points). When the time ran out, Bird had 7 assists.
Seattle enters this contest with a win-loss record of 12-3 so far this season. They are averaging 87.9 points per outing (2nd in the league) while hitting 46.2% from the field. The Storm are hitting 40.0% on shots beyond the perimeter (138 of 345) and 81.5% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Seattle is collecting 36.7 rebounds per contest and has tallied 344 dimes on the campaign, which is 1st in the league in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 11.4 times per game and as a unit they commit 15.5 personal fouls per game. On defense, the Storm have forced 11.9 turnovers per game while drawing 17.1 fouls. The Storm are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 42.4% (178 of 256) and they surrender 36.5 rebounds per game as a group. They are ranked 10th in the WNBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 293 conceded on the season. They are surrendering 29.3% on 3-pointers while they are 5th in the WNBA in PPG from their opponents (79.6).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Las Vegas Aces took home the win by a final score of 103-76 when they faced the New York Liberty. The Aces pulled down 37 defensive boards and 15 offensive rebounds totaling 52 in the matchup. They gave up possession 12 times, while getting 5 steals for this game. The Liberty committed 24 fouls in this matchup which took the Aces to the charity stripe for 30 shots. They were able to convert 24 of them for a percentage of 80.0%. Pertaining to shots from beyond the arc, Las Vegas buried 11 of their 23 tries (47.8%). In all, the Aces walked away from this one shooting 34 out of 77 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.2%. The Aces allowed the Liberty to make 26 of 83 tries from the floor which had them at 31.3% for this contest. They finished the game shooting 26.3% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 10 out of 38 and ended up going 14 out of 19 at the free throw line (73.7%). In reference to team rebounding, Las Vegas permitted New York to collect 36 in all (9 on the offensive side).
Chelsea Gray ended up being a major contributor for the Aces for the matchup. She buried 6 of 14 for the game giving her a field goal percentage of 42.9%, and had 3 rebounds. Gray accumulated 15 points in her 27:20 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 6 assists in this matchup. An additional player who came through for Las Vegas was Jackie Young. She finished this one with 3 dimes in 24:43 mins on the hardwood, and she converted 2 out of 4 from the floor. Young finished going 50.0% from the floor while also collecting 6 points and 5 total rebounds.
Las Vegas has a win-loss record of 10-3 for the season. On the offensive side of the ball, the Aces are shooting 48.2% from the field, which has them ranked 1st in the WNBA. Las Vegas has accounted for 1,185 pts for the year (91.2 per game) and they collect 37.4 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 21.0 times per contest (2nd in basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 11.7 times per contest. The Aces commit 15.8 personal fouls per contest and they hit 83.8% from the charity stripe. The Aces defensively are ranked 4th in basketball in PPG surrendered with 79.5. They are able to force 12.2 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 40.0% from the floor (1st in the league). The Las Vegas defense surrenders 29.2% on shots from 3-point land (93 of 318) and opponents are making 81.7% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 19.3 dimes and 34.8 boards per game, which is ranked 6th and 4th in the WNBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Las Vegas
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free WNBA Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert WNBA Picks