Las Vegas Aces at New York Liberty
June 3, 2021 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Las Vegas Aces -7 / Total : 170.5
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The Las Vegas Aces and New York Liberty face off on Thursday night at the Barclays Center.
The Las Vegas Aces come into this game with a 5-3 record overall and they have won three of the last two games in a row. The Aces offense was hot, but in the last game against the Connecticut Sun, the offense could only manage 67 points and that led to a victory. Two games ago against the Indiana Fever, the offense scored 101 points and they need the offense to be good in this game. On the season, Las Vegas is averaging 88.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 78.3 points per game. Las Vegas on the season is shooting 48.8 percent from the field and 33.6 percent from behind the three-point line. Las Vegas is led by A’a Wilson who comes into this game averaging 17.6 points while shooting 51.5 percent from the field and 100 percent from behind the three-point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the New York Liberty who sit with a 5-2 record overall but they are coming off a loss in their last game. In the last game against Atlanta Dream, they forced overtime, but they lost by three points. The New York Liberty are averaging 84.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 83.4 points per game. Betnijah Laney has been the best player for the New York Liberty averaging 22.3 points per game while shooting 51.9 percent from the field and 48 percent from behind the three-point line. Sabrina Ionescu has also been good, averaging 16.1 points, 7.1 assists, and 6.1 rebounds per game.
The Liberty are at home and their defense is going to find success against the Aces offense. The Liberty will pull away late in this game and that will lead to New York winning this game and covering the spread.