Dallas Wings vs New York Liberty Prediction, 5/15/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs New York Liberty
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
The New York Liberty (1-1) play the Dallas Wings (0-1) at Barclays Center on Sunday.
The Dallas Wings stepped onto the hardwood against the Atlanta Dream and ended up losing by a score of 66-59 in their last game. Dallas walked away from the game with a 24.3% field goal percentage (17 of 70) and made 4 of their 19 shots from beyond the arc. From the charity stripe, the Wings converted 21 of their 27 shots for a rate of 77.8%. Concerning hauling in boards, they compiled 39 with 11 of them being offensive. They also recorded 9 assists for this game in addition to creating 21 turnovers and getting 12 steals. When it comes to defending, Dallas allowed their opponent to shoot 31.7% from the floor on 20 of 63 shooting. Atlanta totaled 9 dimes and had 10 steals for this game. Additionally, Atlanta grabbed 47 rebounds (9 offensive, 38 defensive) and got 9 blocks. Atlanta went 86.4% from the charity stripe by burying 19 of 22 attempts. They buried 7 out of their 27 attempts from 3-point land.
Allisha Gray is one player who was a contributor for this contest. She was able to score 12 points on 3 out of 12 shooting. She saw the court for 33 minutes and snagged 9 boards. Gray shot 25.0% from the floor and also recorded 2 assists.
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Dallas will enter this contest with a win-loss record of 0-1 for the campaign. The Wings are connecting on 21.1% on shots from downtown (4 of 19) and 77.8% from the charity stripe. They average 59.0 points per contest (12th in basketball) while hitting 24.3% from the field. They are losing possession via turnover 17.0 times per game and as a team they are committing 19.0 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Dallas is pulling down 39.0 boards per contest and has racked up 9 assists for the season, which ranks 12th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. On the defensive end, the Wings are forcing 21.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 24.0 personal fouls. The Wings defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 31.7% (20 of 63) and they relinquish 47.0 rebounds per game as a squad. They currently rank 1st in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 11 surrendered on the year. They relinquish 25.9% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 1st in basketball in opponents points per game (66.0).
In their last game, the New York Liberty took a loss by a final score of 83-50 against the Chicago Sky. The Liberty collected 25 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 31 in this game. They also gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while recording 3 steals for the game. The Sky earned 14 personal fouls for this game which got the Liberty to the free throw line for a total of 9 attempts. They were able to bury 8 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 88.9%. In relation to three-point attempts, New York made 2 of 15 tries (13.3%). When the final whistle blew, the Liberty finished the game shooting 20 out of 60 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 33.3%. The Liberty allowed the Sky to bury 31 of 68 tries from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 45.6% for the contest. They finished shooting 45.5% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 10 of 22 and ended up going 11 of 13 at the charity stripe (84.6%). In relation to rebounding, New York allowed Chicago to snag 36 in total (7 on the offensive side).
Han Xu was important for the Liberty for the matchup. She knocked down 3 of 4 for the game giving her a rate of 75.0%, but wasn't able to snag a board. Xu had 10 points in her 9 minutes on the hardwood and had 1 assist in this game.
New York has a record of 1-1 for the campaign. New York has accounted for 131 pts for the season (65.5 per contest) and they grab 29.0 boards per game. The Liberty have committed 19.5 fouls per game and they hit 76.7% from the charity stripe. When it comes to executing on offense, the Liberty are shooting 40.3% from the floor, which is 9th in the WNBA. They are earning an assist 16.5 times per contest (9th in the league) and they turn it over 14.5 times per contest. The Liberty on the defensive side of the court are 6th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 81.0. The New York defense gives up 35.9% on 3-point shots (14 of 39) and their opposition makes 78.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 18.0 dimes and 35.0 total boards per game, which has them ranked 6th and 7th in the WNBA. They are able to force 11.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 43.9% from the floor (7th in the league).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Dallas
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