New York Liberty vs. Las Vegas Aces
June 15, 2021 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Las Vegas -12.5 / Total: 171.5
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The Las Vegas Aces and New York Liberty face off on Tuesday in a WNBA basketball showdown at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The Las Vegas Aces come into this game with an 8-3 record overall which puts them in second place in the WNBA standings. The Las Vegas Aces had some struggles early in the season, but they have really turned it around and they have won three games in a row. In the last game against the Dallas Wings, the offense was strong putting up 85 points and that led to the seven-point victory. On the season the Las Vegas Aces are averaging 89.3 points while their defense is giving up 79.9 points per game. A’ja Wilson has been the best player for Las Vegas averaging 19.5 points while shoooting 49.3 percent from the field. Liz Cambage has also been averaging 15.3 points while shooting shooting over 60 percent fomr the ifled.
On the other side of this matchup is the New York Liberty who comes into this game with a 6-4 record which puts them in second place in the Eastern Conference. The New York Liberty got out to a fast start to the season but coming into this game they have lost three of the last four games. The one win during that stretch did come in the last game against the Phoenix Mercury by two points. On the season, the New York Libety are averaging 82 points per game while their defense is giving up 84.5 points per game. The best player for the Liberty has been Betnijah Laney who is averaging 21 points while shooting 48.7 percent from the field. Sabrina Ionescu is dealing with ankle tendinits and it’s unclear if she’s going to be able to go in this game.
The Las Vegas Aces look like they can compete for the WNBA title, and they are going to get the job done in this game becasue of their offense. Back the Las Vegas Aces to come away with a cover of the spread.