Las Vegas Aces vs Seattle Storm Prediction, 8/7/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Las Vegas Aces vs Seattle Storm
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
Location: Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA
The Seattle Storm (20-12) play the Las Vegas Aces (22-10) at Climate Pledge Arena on Sunday.
The Las Vegas Aces took the court against the Dallas Wings and went home with a loss by a final score of 82-80 in their last contest. Las Vegas walked away from the game having earned a 44.9% field goal percentage (31 out of 69) and converted 10 out of their 33 3-point shots. At the free throw line, the Aces made 8 of their 8 shots for a percentage of 100.0%. When discussing grabbing rebounds, they earned 32 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 20 assists for the contest as well as forcing the opposition into 8 turnovers and getting 7 steals. When discussing defending, Las Vegas allowed their opponent to shoot 47.1% from the floor on 33 of 70 shooting. Dallas earned 14 dimes and had 6 steals in the game. On top of that, Dallas pulled down 37 rebounds (14 offensive, 23 defensive) and got 4 rejections. Dallas finished shooting 71.4% from the charity stripe by knocking down 10 of their 14 shots. They made 6 out of their 18 shots from distance.
Chelsea Gray is a player who was a contributor in this contest. She ended up scoring 28 points on 11 out of 17 shooting. She was on the court for 34 mins played and also grabbed 2 rebounds. Gray went 64.7% from the floor and recorded 5 dimes.
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Las Vegas comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 22-10 this season. They average 89.8 pts per game (1st in the WNBA) while shooting 45.6% from the field. The Aces are connecting on 35.6% on shots beyond the perimeter (302 of 849) and 81.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Las Vegas is pulling in 35.8 rebounds per game and has accounted for 659 dimes for the season, which is 5th in the WNBA in terms of passing the rock. They cough up possession 11.4 times per game and as a team they commit 15.8 fouls per game. When they are on defense, the Aces are forcing their opponents into 12.4 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 18.0 personal fouls. They give up 35.4% on 3-pointers and they are ranked 8th in the league in PPG from their opponents (83.7). The Aces are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.4% (396 of 575) and they surrender 36.3 boards per game as a unit. They are ranked 10th in basketball in allowing assists with 667 surrendered this year.
In their last game, the Seattle Storm went home victorious with a score of 89-77 when they played the Minnesota Lynx. The Storm corralled 30 defensive boards and 3 offensive rebounds totaling 33 in the game. They also coughed up the ball 10 times, while recording 9 steals in this contest. The Lynx were called for 10 fouls in the game which took the Storm to the charity stripe for a total of 11 shots. They were able to make 8 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 72.7%. In the matter of shots from beyond the perimeter, Seattle converted 11 of their 25 attempts (44.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Storm finished 35 for 70 from the floor which gave them a rate of 50.0%. The Storm permitted the Lynx to make 32 out of 69 tries from the floor which had them shooting 46.4% for the contest. They went 27.3% from distance by connecting on 6 of 22 and ended up shooting 7 of 9 from the charity stripe (77.8%). In relation to how they cleaned up the glass, Seattle permitted Minnesota to grab 33 in total (5 offensive).
Breanna Stewart ended up having an impact for the Storm for this contest. She buried 13 of 20 for this game giving her a field goal percentage of 65.0%, and accounted for 8 rebounds. Stewart recorded 33 points in her 31 mins on the court and had 5 dimes in the matchup.
Seattle has a win-loss mark of 20-12 so far this year. As an offensive unit, the Storm are connecting on 43.3% from the field, which is 7th in the WNBA. Seattle has accounted for 2,582 pts so far this season (80.7 per game) and they pull down 33.2 rebounds per contest. They are earning an assist 22.0 times per game (2nd in the league) and they are turning it over 12.8 times per game. The Storm are committing 15.3 fouls per contest while shooting 82.5% from the free throw line. The Storm defensively are ranked 2nd in the league in points allowed per game with 76.7. They are able to force 14.9 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.7% from the floor (4th in the WNBA). The Seattle defense gives up 32.0% from downtown (222 of 694) and opponents are converting on 78.2% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have relinquished 20.3 dimes and 37.1 total boards per game, which is ranked 6th and 11th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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