Atlanta Dream vs Dallas Wings Prediction, 9/15/2023 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Dream vs Dallas Wings
Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
Location: College Park Center in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (+6)
The Dallas Wings (22-18) play the Atlanta Dream (19-21) at College Park Center on Friday. Dallas opens this contest as 6 point favorites. The total has been set at 169.5.
The Atlanta Dream faced off with the Dallas Wings and took a loss by a score of 94-77 in their last game. Atlanta wrapped up the contest with a 38.2% field goal percentage (26 out of 68) and made 6 out of their 18 shots from distance. At the free throw line, the Dream knocked down 19 of 26 attempts for a rate of 73.1%. In reference to pulling down boards, they earned a total of 29 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 17 assists in the game while forcing the opposition into 16 turnovers and earning 6 steals. With respect to defending, Atlanta allowed the other team to go 50.0% from the floor on 33 of 66 shooting. Dallas distributed 6 dimes and had 6 steals for this contest. Furthermore, Dallas totaled 44 rebounds (6 offensive, 38 defensive) and added 4 rejections. Dallas finished 100.0% at the charity stripe by making 23 of 23 attempts. They also knocked down 5 of their 18 shots from distance.
Rhyne Howard is a player who was a major factor in the matchup. She notched 19 points on 7 out of 17 shooting. She was on the court for 30 mins and collected 4 boards. Howard went 41.2% from the field and dished out 7 assists.
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Atlanta steps onto the hardwood with a record of 19-21 this year. They are averaging 82.5 points per outing (5th in the WNBA) while hitting 42.8% from the field. The Dream are shooting 33.6% on shots from beyond the arc (257 of 766) and 78.8% from the free throw line. As a team, Atlanta is grabbing 36.1 rebounds per contest and has racked up 744 assists on the campaign, which has them ranked 10th in the league in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 13.6 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 19.3 fouls on a nightly basis. When they are on defense, the Dream have forced 13.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.8 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 33.3% on 3-point attempts while they are 7th in the league in points per game allowed (84.0). The Dream defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 43.0% (520 of 791) and they surrender 35.6 rebounds per contest as a unit. They currently rank 1st in the league in giving up assists with 756 conceded so far this year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Dallas Wings walked away with a victory by a final of 94-77 against the Atlanta Dream. The Wings were able to pull down 38 defensive boards and 6 offensive boards for a total of 44 for this game. They also coughed up the ball 16 times, while getting 6 steals in this contest. The Dream earned 18 fouls for the contest which got the Wings to the charity stripe for a total of 23 tries. They were able to knock down 23 of those for a percentage of 100.0%. In reference to shots from beyond the arc, Dallas converted 5 of their 18 tries (27.8%). When this game wrapped up, the Wings finished 33 out of 66 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.0%. The Wings permitted the Dream to make 26 of their 68 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 38.2% for this game. They finished 33.3% from 3-point land by connecting on 6 out of 18 and finished the contest at 19 out of 26 at the free throw line (73.1%). In regard to how they rebounded, Dallas permitted Atlanta to get 29 in all (7 on the offensive glass).
Arike Ogunbowale pitched in for the Wings for the matchup. She made 9 out of 18 for the matchup giving her a rate of 50.0%, and earned 4 rebounds. Ogunbowale scored 32 points in her 37 mins of playing time and totaled 6 dimes for the game.
Dallas has a record of 22-18 this year. When it comes to offense, the Wings are connecting on 44.3% from the field, which is ranked 5th in the league. Dallas has scored 3,514 pts for the season (87.9 per game) and they collect 38.7 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 20.3 times per game (5th in the league) and they are giving up possession 13.1 times per contest. The Wings commit 18.9 personal fouls per game and they go 80.6% from the free throw line. The Wings are ranked 9th in basketball in points given up per game with 84.9. They allow 20.0 dimes and 32.1 rebounds per contest, which is 8th and 1st in the league. The Dallas defense surrenders 36.0% on shots from distance (328 of 910) and their opponents are converting on 80.8% of their foul shots. They are forcing their opponents into 13.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 44.4% from the field (6th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Dallas (-6) and over 169.5 points
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