Indiana Fever vs Dallas Wings Prediction, 6/23/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Fever vs Dallas Wings
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Location: College Park Center in Arlington, TX
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Indiana Fever (5-13) are headed to College Park Center on Thursday where they'll meet the Dallas Wings (8-9).
The Indiana Fever faced off with the Chicago Sky and earned the victory with a final of 89-87 in their last game. Indiana finished having earned a 50.7% FG percentage (35 of 69) and made 2 out of their 8 3-point shots. From the charity stripe, the Fever made 17 of their 25 tries for a percentage of 68.0%. Concerning hauling in rebounds, they earned 39 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 19 dimes in this contest in addition to forcing 14 turnovers and having 7 steals. Regarding the defense, Indiana allowed the other team to shoot 47.1% from the field on 33 of 70 shooting. Chicago totaled 5 assists and had 8 steals for this contest. In addition, Chicago collected 27 rebounds (5 offensive, 22 defensive) and got 5 blocks. Chicago shot 75.0% at the free throw line by converting 12 of 16 tries. They also made 9 of 20 attempts from beyond the arc.
NaLyssa Smith is one player who was a contributor in the matchup. She ended up scoring 26 points on 11 of 17 shooting. She was on the court for 35 minutes and snagged 11 boards. Smith finished 64.7% from the field and dished out 1 assist.
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Indiana heads into this game with a mark of 5-13 so far this season. They average 80.3 points per contest (7th in the league) while hitting 40.9% from the field. The Fever are hitting 33.7% on shots from distance (126 of 374) and 76.5% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Indiana is pulling in 34.6 rebounds per game and has accumulated 344 assists for the campaign, which is 5th in the WNBA in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession via turnover 14.4 times per game and as a team are committing 20.4 fouls on a nightly basis. On the defensive end of the court, the Fever are able to force 14.6 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.2 fouls. The Fever are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.9% (262 of 327) and they surrender 35.5 boards per contest as a unit. They are 12th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 372 surrendered on the campaign. They give up 36.0% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 12th in the league in opponents PPG (88.3).
When they last stepped on the court, the Dallas Wings went home defeated by a final of 80-75 against the Atlanta Dream. The Wings recorded 20 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 31 for the contest. They also coughed up the ball 13 times, while getting 10 steals in this contest. The Dream had 19 personal fouls in this game which got the Wings to the free throw line for a total of 26 tries. They were able to knock down 19 of them for a rate of 73.1%. With respect to shots from downtown, Dallas made 6 out of 25 tries (24.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Wings walked away from this one shooting 25 out of 66 from the field which had them sitting at 37.9%. The Wings allowed the Dream to make 29 of 64 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.3% in this contest. They shot 45.5% from beyond the arc by hitting 10 of 22 and ended up going 12 out of 15 at the charity stripe (80.0%). In regard to how they attacked the glass, Dallas permitted Atlanta to pull down 35 in total (10 on the offensive glass).
Allisha Gray was important for the Wings in the matchup. She converted 5 of 14 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 35.7%, and totaled 6 rebounds. Gray racked up 18 points in her 35 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 4 dimes for the game.
Dallas has a mark of 8-9 for the campaign. Dallas has totaled 1,391 points on the year (81.8 per contest) and they average 35.5 rebounds per contest. The Wings commit 20.1 fouls per game and they connect on 80.1% from the free throw line. On the offensive side of the ball, the Wings are connecting on 41.6% from the floor, which is ranked 11th in basketball. They are earning an assist 18.1 times per contest (11th in basketball) and they turn it over 13.6 times per game. The Wings are ranked 7th in basketball in PPG given up with 81.6. The Dallas defense gives up 32.9% on shots from beyond the arc (115 of 350) and their opposition knocks down 78.6% of their free throw shots. They have given up 20.1 dimes and 33.1 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 6th and 3rd in the WNBA. They are forcing 13.8 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 45.7% from the floor (11th in the league).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Indiana
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