New York Liberty vs. Atlanta Dream - 6/21/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Dream (3-4) vs. New York Liberty (3-3)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Dream -5 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, SportSouth
The New York Liberty and Atlanta Dream meet Sunday afternoon at the Philips Arena.
The New York Liberty look for a win after splitting their last four games. The New York Liberty are averaging 70 points on 40.1 percent shooting and are allowing 71.7 points on 37.3 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 14.5 points and 8.3 rebounds while Tanisha Wright is averaging 9.7 points and 2.8 assists. Brittany Boyd is grabbing 3.8 rebounds and Swin Cash is dishing 1.8 assists. The New York Liberty have scored 63 or less points in two straight games (both which resulted in a loss) and they are shooting 23.6 percent from deep on the season. The New York Liberty have played just one road game, which was a loss to the Washington Mystics.
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The Atlanta Dream look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 70.9 points on 39.4 percent shooting and are allowing 76 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.4 points and 6.3 rebounds while Cierra Burdick is averaging 11 points and three rebounds. Erika de Souza is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Sancho Lyttle is dishing 1.7 assists. The Atlanta Dream are playing little to no defense, allowing 73 or more points in five of their seven games and allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep. The good news for the Dream is that two of their three victories have come on their home court.
The Liberty are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Dream are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Liberty are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
It's hard to get a feel for either of these teams. However, both teams have been struggling a bit on the defensive end, which is why I'm siding with the over in this matchup.