Las Vegas Aces vs. Dallas Wings
August 4, 2022 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Dallas +8.5
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The Dallas Wings and Las Vegas Aces face off on Thursday in a WNBA basketball showdown at College Park Center. When these two teams faced off on June 15th it was the Aces that secured the 92-84 victory.
The Las Vegas Aces come into this game with a 22-9 record overall, but they are coming off a disappointing loss in the last game. The Aces only managed 73 points and that led to the 10-point defeat. The Aces are a team that likes to push the pace. Las Vegas is averaging 90.1 points, while their defense is giving up 83.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 1st, while their defense is ranked 8th. The Aces want to push the pace, but at times the defense has been a big issue. Kelsey Plum has been the top offensive player for Las Vegas, averaging 20.2 points while shooting 45.7 percent from the field and 42.4 percent from behind the three-point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Wings, who sit with a 14-16 record overall, and they have won two games in a row. In the last game against the Chicago Sky, the Wings scored 84 points and that led to the six-point victory. Two games ago, against the Atlanta Dream, the Wings scored an 81-68 victory. Dallas is averaging 82 points, while their defense is giving up 82.2 points per game. The offense is ranked 6th in the league, while their defense is ranked sixth in the league. Arike Ogunbowale has been the top player for Dallas, averaging 19.9 points while shooting 40.3 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from behind the three-point line.
The Aces are coming off a disappointing loss, but they are facing much easier competition going against Dallas. The Aces are averaging 90.1 points, and they are going to have no issue running up the score in this game. Look for Las Vegas to push the pace, and they will cruise to an easy victory. Back Las Vegas against the spread.