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New York Liberty vs. Las Vegas Aces - 6/9/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Las Vegas Aces at New York Liberty
Date & Time Sunday June 9, 2019, 3:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Westchester County Center
White Plains, New York
The Line
The Line: New York Liberty +9.5 -- Over/Under: 162.5
TV Channel
LEAGUE PASS, FOX SPORTS GO
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The Las Vegas Aces and New York Liberty meet Sunday in WNBA action at the Westchester County Center.

The Las Vegas Aces look for a win here to get a game above a .500 record. The Las Vegas Aces are averaging 83.2 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 76.2 points on 38.1 percent shooting. A'ja Wilson is averaging 15.5 points and 8.5 rebounds while Kayla McBride is averaging 15.3 points and 4.8 rebounds. Liz Cambage is the third double-digit scorer and Dearica Hamby is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Las Vegas Aces are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Las Vegas Aces are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.2 rebounds per game. The Las Vegas Aces have split their last eight road games.

The New York Liberty are still looking for their first win of the season after an 0-4 start. The New York Liberty are averaging 78.8 points on 40 percent shooting and allowing 86.2 points on 43 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 23.8 points and 9.8 rebounds while Kia Nurse is averaging 11 points and 2.3 assists. Asia Durr is the third double-digit scorer and Reshanda Gray is grabbing seven rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty haven’t won a home game since July 15.

The Aces are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest, 15-7 ATS in their last 22 vs. Eastern Conference and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 Sunday games. The Liberty are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Sunday games and 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 home games. The Aces are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in New York and 14-3 ATS in the last 17 meetings. The over is 4-1 in Liberty last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in Aces last 5 overall.

The Las Vegas Aces are a team that will only get better as the season plays out and the New York Liberty are showing similar issues they had last season. The Aces have also smoked the Liberty in the last three meetings. With that said, this feels like too many points to lay against a Liberty team that may not win but usually competes. The Liberty had their moments against Washington and could have beaten the Sparks, so process is being made. The Aces win, but I want the points in this contest. 

Pick:
New York Liberty +9.5

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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