Atlanta Dream vs. New York Liberty - 7/13/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Liberty vs. Dream
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday July 13, 2016 at 11:00 am (Madison Square Garden)
The Line Liberty -6.5 -- Over/Under: 159.5 See the Latest Odds
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The Atlanta Dream and New York Liberty meet Wednesday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
The Atlanta Dream hope to build on their impressive three-game winning streak. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 82.3 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 84 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 20.2 points and 2.8 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 15.9 points and 3.5 rebounds. Elizabeth Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Layshia Clarendon is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 26.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost four of their last five road games.
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The New York Liberty look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 83.2 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 80 points on 41 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 22.5 points and 9.3 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 16.1 points and 2.3 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing two assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.4 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won five of their last six home games.
The Dream are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Liberty are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 home games and 3-1-2 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The Dream are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Liberty have been the hottest team in the East all season long and have beaten the Dream in eight of the last 10 meetings. So, while the Dream are playing decent ball as of late, you have to like the home team and the reasonable number.