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New York Liberty vs. Indiana Fever - 9/6/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Indiana Fever at New York Liberty
Date & Time Friday September 6, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Westchester County Center
White Plains, NY
The Line
The Line: New York Liberty +2.5 -- Over/Under: 161.5
TV Channel
LEAGUE PASS, YES, SN1
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The Indiana Fever and New York Liberty meet Friday in WNBA action at the Westchester County Center.

The Indiana Fever need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 76.5 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 80.4 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 12.6 points and 2.7 assists while Candice Dupree is averaging 11.5 points and five rebounds. Erica Wheeler is the third double-digit scorer and Teaira McCowan is grabbing 8.8 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 80.7 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost six of their last seven road games.

The New York Liberty need a win after losing 13 of their last 14 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 77.5 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 85.4 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17 points and 7.4 rebounds while Kia Nurse is averaging 14 points and 2.3 assists. Bria Hartley is the third double-digit scorer and Asia Durr is dishing 1.7 assists. The New York Liberty are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty haven’t won a home game since July 20.

The Fever are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Friday games, 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Liberty are 6-18-2 ATS in their last 26 home games, 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest. The Fever are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in New York and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The over is 4-1-1 in Liberty last 6 overall. The over is 3-0-1 in Fever last 4 vs. Eastern Conference.

Both of these teams are waiting for the offseason to arrive and aren't playing well heading into this game, especially the Liberty who are losing their last five games by an average of 14.2 points. However, the Liberty just beat the Fever a couple of weeks ago and the Fever are losing on the road by an average of 8.1 points. Backing either of these teams isn't ideal, but there's some value with the Liberty and the free bucket at home.

Pick:
New York Liberty +2.5

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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