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Dallas Wings vs. New York Liberty - 8/16/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
New York Liberty at Dallas Wings
Date & Time Friday August 16, 2019, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
College Park Center
Arlington, Texas
The Line
The Line: Dallas Wings -5 -- Over/Under: 152.5
TV Channel
CBS SPORTS NETWORK
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The New York Liberty and Dallas Wings meet Friday in WNBA action at the College Park Center.

The New York Liberty could use a win here to snap a six-game losing streak. The New York Liberty are averaging 77 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 84.2 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kia Nurse is averaging 14 points and two assists. Asia Durr is dishing 1.7 assists and Amanda Zahui B. is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have lost each of their last five road games.

The Dallas Wings look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Dallas Wings are averaging 70.3 points on 38.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.9 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Arike Ogunbowale is averaging 15.3 points and 2.3 rebounds while Kayla Thornton is averaging 10.8 points and 1.8 assists. Allisha Gray is dishing 2.6 assists and Isabelle Harrison is grabbing five rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 80.4 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have split their last eight home games.

The Liberty are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wings are 5-15 ATS in their last 20 vs. Eastern Conference and 8-17-1 ATS in their last 26 Friday games. The Liberty are 1-8 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Dallas and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The over is 3-1-1 in Liberty last 5 overall. The under is 18-7-2 in Wings last 27 overall.

The New York Liberty are losing by an average of 15.6 points during their six-game losing streak and lose by an average of eight points on the road. Home is the only place where the Wings have looked like a functional basketball team this season, and the home team has won seven of the last 10 meetings between these two sides. If everything holds true, this should be a reasonable hom victory for the Wings.

Pick:
Dallas Wings -5

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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