Las Vegas Aces vs Seattle Storm Prediction, 9/4/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Las Vegas Aces vs Seattle Storm
Date: Sunday, September 4, 2022
Location: Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Las Vegas (+1)
The Seattle Storm (22-14) play the Las Vegas Aces (26-10) at Climate Pledge Arena on Sunday. Las Vegas opens this contest as 1 point underdogs. The O/U is set at 166.5.
The Las Vegas Aces faced the Seattle Storm and earned the victory with a final of 78-73 in their last contest. Las Vegas walked away from the contest with a 42.2% FG percentage (27 out of 64) and converted 6 of their 18 three-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Aces converted 18 of their 23 tries for a percentage of 78.3%. When it comes to rebounding, they collected 38 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 13 dimes in the matchup while forcing the opposition into 5 turnovers and getting 2 steals. Concerning the defense, Las Vegas allowed their opponent to shoot 40.6% from the field on 28 of 69 shooting. Seattle doled out 2 assists and had 3 steals in this contest. On top of that, Seattle had 34 rebounds (2 offensive, 32 defensive) and had 5 blocks. Seattle walked away from this one shooting 100.0% at the free throw line by making 11 of their 11 attempts. They also made 6 of their 21 attempts from downtown.
A'ja Wilson is someone who was a contributor for the matchup. She ended up finishing with 33 points on 12 out of 18 shooting. She saw the court for 38 mins and totaled 13 rebounds. Wilson finished the game shooting 66.7% from the field and also recorded 1 assist.
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Las Vegas comes into this one with a win-loss mark of 26-10 so far this year. The Aces are connecting on 36.1% from downtown (343 of 951) and 82.3% from the free throw line. They have an average of 90.4 points per contest (1st in the WNBA) while shooting 46.0% from the floor. They cough up possession 11.1 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 15.8 fouls per contest. As a team, Las Vegas is snagging 35.4 rebounds per contest and has racked up 748 assists on the season, which is 4th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. When they are on defense, the Aces are forcing their opponents into 12.6 turnovers per contest while drawing 17.8 personal fouls. They give up 35.6% on three-point shots and they are 9th in the league in opponents PPG (84.1). The Aces defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 43.7% (455 of 642) and they concede 36.2 boards per game as a group. They are currently ranked 9th in basketball in giving up assists with 755 surrendered for the campaign.
When they last played, the Seattle Storm went home defeated by a final of 78-73 when they played the Las Vegas Aces. The Storm were able to corral 32 defensive rebounds and 2 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 for the matchup. They turned the ball over 5 times, while getting 3 steals in the matchup. The Aces committed 14 personal fouls for this contest which took the Storm to the free throw line for a total of 11 tries. They were able to make 11 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 100.0%. When it comes to shots from 3-point land, Seattle made 6 of 21 tries (28.6%). When this game wrapped up, the Storm finished shooting 28 out of 69 from the floor which had them shooting 40.6%. The Storm permitted the Aces to make 27 out of their 64 attempts from the field which had them shooting 42.2% for the game. They shot 33.3% from three-point range via 6 out of 18 and ended up going 18 of 23 at the charity stripe (78.3%). When discussing rebounding, Seattle allowed Las Vegas to collect 38 in total (7 on the offensive side).
Breanna Stewart pitched in for the Storm in this game. She converted 12 of 23 in the game for a rate of 52.2%, and had 7 rebounds. Stewart earned 32 points in her 39 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 3 assists for this game.
Seattle has a mark of 22-14 on the year. The Storm commit 15.6 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 82.5% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 22.6 times per contest (2nd in the league) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.8 times per contest. Seattle has accounted for 2,970 pts for the year (82.5 per game) and they grab 33.6 boards per contest. As an offensive unit, the Storm are hitting on 44.2% from the field, which is ranked 6th in the league. The Storm on the defensive end are ranked 3rd in basketball in points per game surrendered with 78.4. They surrender 20.8 assists and 36.5 boards per contest, which has them ranked 7th and 11th in the league. The Seattle defense gives up 32.0% on shots from behind the 3-point line (251 of 784) and their opposition knocks down 78.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They have forced 14.4 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.4% from the field (4th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle (-1) and over 166.5 points
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