Indiana Fever vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction, 7/21/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Fever vs Las Vegas Aces
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022
Location: Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Aces (18-8) host the Indiana Fever (5-23) at Michelob ULTRA Arena on Thursday.
The Indiana Fever faced off with the Los Angeles Sparks and took a loss by a final of 86-79 in their last game. Indiana walked away from the game having earned a 50.9% FG percentage (29 out of 57) and converted 6 out of their 13 shots from distance. At the free throw line, the Fever buried 15 of their 18 tries for a rate of 83.3%. In regard to pulling down boards, they earned 32 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 19 assists for the contest while forcing the opposition into 16 turnovers and having 5 steals. In regard to defending, Indiana allowed their opponent to shoot 50.0% from the floor on 33 of 66 shooting. Los Angeles dished out 8 dimes and had 13 steals for the contest. Furthermore, Los Angeles totaled 27 boards (8 offensive, 19 defensive) and got 2 blocked shots. Los Angeles finished the contest at 68.8% from the free throw line by burying 11 of their 16 attempts. They also converted 9 of 25 attempts from beyond the arc.
Tiffany Mitchell is a player who played a role for this contest. She walked away with 22 points on 9 out of 13 shooting. She was on the hardwood for 25 minutes played and also collected 4 rebounds. Mitchell finished shooting 69.2% from the floor but wasn't able to get an assist.
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Indiana enters this game with a win-loss mark of 5-23 on the season. They turn it over 14.8 times per game and as a group they are committing 20.0 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Indiana is pulling down 34.0 boards per game and has accounted for 511 assists on the season, which ranks 9th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Fever are connecting on 33.7% on three-point attempts (189 of 561) and 73.9% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 77.8 pts per game (12th in the WNBA) while hitting 40.6% from the floor. When they are on defense, the Fever are forcing their opponents into 14.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.0 personal fouls. The Fever are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 47.0% (402 of 505) and they surrender 35.9 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 12th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 597 surrendered on the year. They are giving up 35.0% from 3-point land while they are 12th in basketball in points per game allowed (88.2).
The last time they took the court, the Las Vegas Aces went home defeated by a final of 92-76 when they faced the Atlanta Dream. The Aces were able to pull down 24 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive boards totaling 29 for the matchup. They also turned the ball over 12 times, while earning 12 steals in this contest. The Dream were called for 16 personal fouls in the matchup which got the Aces to the charity stripe for 19 tries. They were able to make 14 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 73.7%. In the matter of three-point attempts, Las Vegas converted 10 out of 35 tries (28.6%). When the final whistle blew, the Aces ended up going 26 for 71 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 36.6%. The Aces permitted the Dream to convert 33 of their 64 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 51.6% in this game. They shot 62.5% from distance by going 15 of 24 and ended up shooting 11 out of 16 at the free throw line (68.8%). In the matter of attacking the glass, Las Vegas permitted Atlanta to grab 40 overall (5 offensive).
A'ja Wilson ended up being important for the Aces in the matchup. She converted 8 out of 15 for the contest for a field goal rate of 53.3%, and had 10 rebounds. Wilson totaled 22 points in her 30 minutes of playing time and added 1 assist in this game.
Las Vegas has a mark of 18-8 for the season. Las Vegas has scored 2,358 points on the campaign (90.7 per game) and they pull down 35.5 rebounds per contest. The Aces commit 15.8 fouls per contest and they connect on 81.8% from the free throw line. When it comes to executing on offense, the Aces are shooting 45.4% from the floor, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. They are dishing out assists 20.7 times per game (3rd in the WNBA) and they lose possession via turnover 11.4 times per contest. The Aces on the defensive end are ranked 10th in basketball in PPG allowed with 85.7. They are forcing their opponents into 12.3 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.0% from the floor (8th in the league). The Las Vegas defense gives up 36.4% on shots from 3-point land (251 of 690) and their opposition knocks down 80.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 21.4 assists and 36.7 rebounds per game, ranking them 12th and 10th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Indiana
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