New York Liberty vs. Atlanta Dream - 6/22/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dream vs. Liberty
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday June 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Philips Arena)
the Line Dream +2 -- Over/Under: 165 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, Fox Sports South, MSG
The New York Liberty and Atlanta Dream meet early Wednesday afternoon at the Philips Arena.
The New York Liberty hope to build on their impressive four-game winning streak. The New York Liberty are averaging 81.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 78.1 points on 39.2 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 22 points and 9.8 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 15.2 points and 2.4 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing 1.7 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 8.1 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 28.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.4 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won six of their last eight road games.
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The Atlanta Dream look for consistency after splitting their last six games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 84.7 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 86.5 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.6 points and 2.3 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 14.7 points and 4.3 rebounds. Layshia Clarendon is the third double-digit scorer and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 27.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.9 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have won six of their last nine home games.
The Liberty are 10-3-2 ATS in their last 15 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest. The Dream are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up loss and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
The Liberty seem to be playing like the team we expected in the start of the season with four straight victories. New York is also an impressive 5-1 SU on the road this season. The Dream continue to be hit or miss, so you have to like the Liberty and the small line in this spot.