Las Vegas Aces vs Seattle Storm Prediction, 6/29/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Las Vegas Aces vs Seattle Storm
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Location: Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA
TV: Amazon Prime
The Seattle Storm (11-7) play the Las Vegas Aces (14-4) at Climate Pledge Arena on Wednesday.
The Las Vegas Aces stepped onto the hardwood against the Los Angeles Sparks and walked away with a win by a score of 79-73 in their last game. Las Vegas finished with a 42.6% FG percentage (26 out of 61) and knocked down 8 out of their 27 shots from downtown. At the charity stripe, the Aces converted 19 of their 26 attempts for a rate of 73.1%. In reference to getting rebounds, they compiled 37 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 15 dimes for this game while forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and getting 9 steals. In the matter of the defense, Las Vegas allowed the other team to go 38.4% from the field on 28 of 73 shooting. Los Angeles earned 11 dimes and had 4 steals for this contest. In addition, Los Angeles grabbed 40 rebounds (11 offensive, 29 defensive) and earned 3 rejections. Los Angeles finished shooting 66.7% from the free throw line by converting 10 of 15 shots. They also made 7 out of their 23 tries from beyond the arc.
Kelsey Plum is someone who was a major contributor for this game. She ended up finishing with 29 points on 8 of 16 shooting. She played for 36 mins and also pulled down 3 rebounds. Plum finished shooting 50.0% from the field and distributed 5 assists.
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Las Vegas comes into this matchup with a mark of 14-4 on the campaign. They are averaging 90.5 pts per contest (1st in basketball) while hitting 45.6% from the field. The Aces are shooting 36.1% on shots from beyond the arc (165 of 457) and 80.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Las Vegas is snagging 36.6 boards per contest and has accounted for 361 assists for the year, which ranks 8th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 11.6 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 16.2 personal fouls per contest. When they are on the defensive end, the Aces are forcing 12.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.4 fouls. They are currently ranked 5th in the WNBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 367 conceded on the campaign. The Aces defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 42.6% (216 of 350) and they relinquish 37.0 rebounds per game as a group. They are giving up 31.7% on 3-point shots and they are 8th in basketball in points per game from their opponents (82.7).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Seattle Storm took a defeat with a final score of 85-77 when they played the Los Angeles Sparks. The Storm earned 21 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 26 for the contest. They turned the ball over 14 times, while earning 9 steals in this matchup. The Sparks had 17 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Storm to the charity stripe for 22 tries. They were able to convert 17 of those for a rate of 77.3%. Regarding 3-point shots, Seattle made 8 out of their 27 attempts (29.6%). In all, the Storm shot 26 out of 63 from the floor which gave them a rate of 41.3%. The Storm permitted the Sparks to convert 34 out of 72 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 47.2% for the contest. They went 40.0% from distance by shooting 8 out of 20 and walked away from this one shooting 9 out of 13 at the free throw line (69.2%). In the matter of rebounds, Seattle permitted Los Angeles to get 41 in total (10 on the offensive side).
Breanna Stewart ended up being a major contributor for the Storm for the contest. She converted 8 out of 16 in this contest for a rate of 50.0%, and had 7 rebounds. Stewart tallied 28 points in her 36 mins on the court and had 5 assists for the game.
Seattle has a win-loss record of 11-7 for the season. The Storm are committing 15.3 fouls per game and they hit 80.2% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 22.0 times per contest (2nd in basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 12.7 times per game. Seattle has 1,417 points this year (78.7 per contest) and they pull down 32.1 boards per contest. When it comes to offensive execution, the Storm are shooting 42.0% from the field, which is 10th in the WNBA. The Storm on the defensive end are ranked 2nd in the league in points given up per game with 76.9. They have conceded 21.3 dimes and 38.0 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 11th and 12th in the league. The Seattle defense surrenders 32.5% on shots from beyond the arc (128 of 394) and their opposition knocks down 78.1% of their shots from the free throw line. They are forcing 15.6 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 43.8% from the floor (7th in the league).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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