New York Liberty vs. San Antonio Stars - 8/26/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stars vs. Liberty
WNBA Basketball: Friday August 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: Stars +10.5 Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, MSG
The New York Liberty and San Antonio Stars clash late Friday night at the AT&T Center on NBATV.
The New York Liberty look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The New York Liberty are averaging 82.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.6 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 21.4 points and 9.6 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 14.7 points and 2.4 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing 2.1 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 7.6 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.3 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won eight of their last 10 road games.
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The San Antonio Stars could use a win in order to snap a five-game losing streak. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 72.2 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 80.5 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 17.1 points and 1.9 assists while Moriah Jefferson is averaging 12.2 points and 2.2 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is grabbing 5.3 rebounds and Monique Currie is dishing 1.8 assists. The San Antonio Stars are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Stars are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Stars have split their last six home games.
The Liberty are 15-5-2 ATS in their last 22 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference. The Stars are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Liberty are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Both of these teams will be well rested with only one player going to the olympics, which was Tina for the Liberty. New York has owned San Antonio over the years and is lightyears the better team here. I'll eat the chalk even if it is a little high.