Atlanta Dream vs. New York Liberty - 9/1/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Liberty (20-8) vs. Atlanta Dream (12-17)
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday September 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Madison Square Garden)
The Line: New York Liberty -10 -- Over/Under: 156 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access, MSG
The Atlanta Dream and New York Liberty square off Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Atlanta Dream look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 76.3 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 81.1 points on 44 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.8 points and 5.4 rebounds while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 12.1 points and 1.8 assists. Sancho Lyttle is grabbing 8.2 rebounds and Shoni Schimmel is dishing 3.3 assists. The Atlanta Dream are holding onto slim playoff hopes and have to win out in order to lockup the last spot in the East. The Dream have topped 90 points in three of their last four games and are playing some of their best ball right now. The Dream are 5-10 SU on the road and have won three of their last four.
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The New York Liberty look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The New York Liberty are averaging 74.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 69.9 points on 38 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17.9 points and 8.9 rebounds while Epiphanny Prince is averaging 15.3 points and 3.7 assists. Sugar Rodgers is grabbing 2.6 rebounds and Tanisha Wright is dishing 3.5 assists. The New York Liberty have scored 79 or more points in five of their last eight games and are 9-0 SU when scoring at least 80 points. The Liberty can inch closer to locking up the top seed in the East with a win. The Liberty are 10-3 SU on their home court and have won seven of their last eight.
The Dream are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Liberty are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference and 23-7 ATS in their last 30 games overall. The Dream are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in New York and 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
This is far too many points to lay against a Dream team that's finally starting to win games on the road. The Dream have also beaten the Liberty once this season. Give me the points.