Las Vegas Aces vs. New York Liberty - 8/29/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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New York Liberty vs. Las Vegas Aces
Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 12:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Las Vegas Aces -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The New York Liberty and Las Vegas Aces meet Saturday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The New York Liberty also need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The New York Liberty are averaging 74.9 points on 38.4 percent shooting and allowing 89.7 points on 47 percent shooting. Sabrina Ionescu is averaging 18.3 points and four assists while Layshia Clarendon is averaging 12.6 points and 2.9 rebounds. Kia Nurse is the third double-digit scorer and Amanda Zahui B. is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 38.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game.
The Las Vegas Aces look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Las Vegas Aces are averaging 88.5 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 80.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting. A'ja Wilson is averaging 20.3 points and 8.8 rebounds while Angel McCoughtry is averaging 15 points and 5.1 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is the third double-digit scorer and Kayla McBride is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Las Vegas Aces are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81.2 percent from the free throw line. The Las Vegas Aces are allowing 29.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Las Vegas Aces are the better team here by a wide margin no matter how you slice it, as they win outright, cover numbers and have a serious edge at both ends of the floor. The New York Liberty don't have a lot going for them this season due to all their youth and are massive underdogs each night. However, the Liberty have shown fight these last couple of weeks, which included a win over the Washington Mystics and an outright victory against the Chicago Sky that despite being 17.5-point underdogs. The Liberty shot 56 percent from the field in that game and made 14 threes.
Give me the Liberty and the boatload of points.