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Atlanta Dream vs. Las Vegas Aces - 6/6/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Las Vegas Aces at Atlanta Dream
Date & Time Thursday June 6, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
State Farm Arena
Atlanta, Georgia
The Line
The Line: Atlanta Dream +3 -- Over/Under: 158
TV Channel
CBS SPORTS NETWORK
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The Las Vegas Aces and Atlanta Dream meet Thursday in WNBA action at the State Farm Arena.

The Las Vegas Aces look for their first road victory to get back to a .500 record. The Las Vegas Aces are averaging 80.3 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 78.7 points on 39.6 percent shooting. A'ja Wilson is averaging 17 points and 9.7 rebounds while Kayla McBride is averaging 16 points and 5.7 rebounds. Liz Cambage is the third double-digit scorer and Dearica Hamby is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Las Vegas Aces are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Las Vegas Aces are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.7 rebounds per game. The Las Vegas Aces have lost their last four road games.

The Atlanta Dream look for their second home victory to get back to a .500 record. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 72.3 points on 39.1 percent shooting and allowing 83.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Brittney Sykes is averaging 10.3 points and two assists while Jessica Breland is averaging 9.7 points and seven rebounds. Renee Montgomery is dishing 2.3 assists and Tiffany Hayes is grabbing 1.7 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 25.9 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have won five of their last six home games.

The Aces are 33-16 ATS in their last 49 vs. Eastern Conference, 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Dream are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games, 11-4 ATS in their last 15 vs. Western Conference and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Aces are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Atlanta and 15-5 ATS in the last 20 meetings. The under is 17-6 in Dream last 23 home games. The under is 5-2-1 in Aces last 8 overall.

The Las Vegas Aces are off to a shaky start given the expectations they entered the season with after trading for Cambage. I wouldn't hit the panic button just yet though. The Atlanta Dream are just awful to start the year, as this team has serious scoring issues and hasn't played a lick of defense. The Dream would be winless this season if it weren't for the Dallas Wings completely falling apart in the fourth quarter of their season opener. I want no part of the Dream right now. I'll gladly lay the bucket with the Aces.

Pick:
Las Vegas Aces -3

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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