Indiana Fever vs. New York Liberty - 7/21/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Liberty vs. Fever
WNBA Basketball: Thursday July 21, 2016 at 11:00 am (Madison Square Garden)
The Line: Liberty -5 -- Over/Under: 156 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, MSG
The Indiana Fever and New York Liberty meet Thursday afternoon at Madison Square Garden on NBATV.
The Indiana Fever look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 80.4 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 81.8 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 13.9 points and 4.3 rebounds while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 10.7 points and 1.5 assists. Briann January is dishing 4.8 assists and Erlana Larkins is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 85.2 percent from the free throw line. The Fever are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have won four of their last five road games.
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The New York Liberty look for another win after winning 12 of their last 15 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 82.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 79.4 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 21.6 points and 9.5 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 15.3 points and 2.4 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing 2.1 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.5 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won four straight home games.
The Fever are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Liberty are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 home games. The under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
The New York Liberty continue to prove they're the best team in the East, and they've beaten the Fever rather easily twice this season. While the Fever have figured things out as of late, the Liberty and the small line has to be the play here. New York continues to play too well to bet against.