New York Liberty vs. Las Vegas Aces - 8/9/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New York Liberty vs. Las Vegas Aces - 8/9/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Las Vegas Aces vs. New York Liberty

Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 5:00 PM (IMG Academy)

The Line: New York Liberty +13.5 -- Over/Under: 165 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Las Vegas Aces and New York Liberty meet Sunday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.

The Las Vegas Aces look for a win to build on their three-game winning streak. The Las Vegas Aces are averaging 88.2 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 81.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting. A'ja Wilson is averaging 20.8 points and 9.5 rebounds while Angel McCoughtry is averaging 16 points and 5.5 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is the third double-digit scorer and Kayla McBride is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Las Vegas Aces are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The Las Vegas Aces are allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.8 rebounds per game.

The New York Liberty look for another win after beating the Washington Mystics on Friday. The New York Liberty are averaging 72.7 points on 36.4 percent shooting and allowing 86.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Sabrina Ionescu is averaging 18.3 points and four assists while Layshia Clarendon is averaging 13.3 points and three rebounds. Kia Nurse is dishing 1.6 assists and Amanda Zahui B. is grabbing 8.8 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 26.9 percent from beyond the arc and 82.6 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game.

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The Aces are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Liberty are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 1 days rest, 6-19-1 ATS in their last 26 games as an underdog and 5-20-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The over is 15-6-2 in Aces last 23 overall. The over is 4-1 in Liberty last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Aces are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in New York and 16-5 ATS in the last 21 meetings.

This is a big number to lay and the Liberty are coming off their best showing of the season with a big win over the Mystics. However, the Liberty are still a team that can't score the basketball, and they've had major issues covering numbers dating back to last season. The Las Vegas Aces have one of the better offenses in the league and have league and have been nice to bettors against the number. If Las Vegas continues to score at its average clip, the Liberty will have issues staying in this game.

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Randy’s Pick Las Vegas Aces -13.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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