Indiana Fever vs. New York Liberty - 9/10/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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New York Liberty vs. Indiana Fever
Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Indiana Fever -6 -- Over/Under: 165 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The New York Liberty and Indiana Fever meet Thursday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The New York Liberty need a win after losing 12 of their last 13 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 74.1 points on 38 percent shooting and allowing 89.1 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Sabrina Ionescu is averaging 18.3 points and four assists while Layshia Clarendon is averaging 12.5 points and 2.9 rebounds. Kia Nurse is the third double-digit scorer and Amanda Zahui B. is grabbing 9.1 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 29.8 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 38.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game.
The Indiana Fever need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 80.8 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 87.6 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 18.5 points and 2.8 assists while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 14 points and 3.8 rebounds. Candice Dupree is the third double-digit scorer and Teaira McCowan is grabbing seven rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81.5 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game.
The Liberty are 7-24-2 ATS in their last 33 games as an underdog, 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 16-34-3 ATS in their last 53 games overall. The Fever are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games as a favorite, 13-5-3 ATS in their last 21 Thursday games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The under is 4-1 in Liberty last 5 overall. The over is 5-0 in Fever last 5 overall. The Liberty are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Neither of these teams are winning or covering numbers, so you can make a case for just taking the points and hoping for the best. However, the Fever are the better team between the two and won comfortable when these clubs met about a month ago. The Fever are much better on the offensive side and slightly more trustworthy on defense. I'll eat the chalk if forced to pick.