New York Liberty vs. San Antonio Stars - 6/11/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stars vs. Liberty
WNBA Basketball: Saturday June 11, 2016 at 8:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: Stars +5.5 -- Over/Under: 146.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FSSW, MSG
The New York Liberty and San Antonio Stars square off Saturday night at the AT&T Center.
The New York Liberty look for a big road victory in order to get a game above a .500 record. The New York Liberty are averaging 80 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 78.4 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 19.6 points and 10.5 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 15.3 points and 2.5 assists. Tanisha Wright is dishing three assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing seven rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 26.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won six of their last nine road games.
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The San Antonio Stars are desperate for a victory after a brutal 1-5 start to the season. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 69.1 points on 38.4 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 17.3 points and 1.7 assists while Dearica Hamby is averaging 9.1 points and six rebounds. Kayla Alexander is grabbing 5.6 rebounds and Moriah Jefferson is dishing 4.1 assists. The San Antonio Stars are shooting 27.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Stars are allowing 40.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Stars have lost eight of their last 10 home games.
The Liberty are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The Stars are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games and 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 home games. The Liberty are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Stars aren't better than the Liberty and continue to show that they may be the worst team in all of the WNBA. However, San Antonio has beaten New York in six of the last eight meetings. That has to count for something, right? Give me the points and the home team based on the history.