New York Liberty vs Seattle Storm
WNBA: Saturday, July 8th at 2:00 PM ET
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The Seattle Storm and New York Liberty face off on Saturday in a WNBA showdown at the Barclays Center.
Storm Betting Preview
The Storm sit with a 4-13 record overall and they are coming off another loss in the last game. The Strom scored 73 points against the Connecticut Sun and the defense gave up 93 points and that led to the defeat. Jewell Lloyd did have another strong game finishing with 22 points, two rebounds, and two assists. The Storm are averaging 79 points while their defense is giving up 86.4 points per game. The offense is ranked 9th in the league while the defense is ranked 10th. Lloyd has been the top player for the Storm averaging 25.6 points while shooting 39.9 percent from the field and 41.2 percent from the field. Others around Lloyd need to start stepping up.
Liberty Betting Preview
The Liberty come into this game with a 12-4 record overall and they are coming off another victory in the last game. The Liberty scored 99 points against the Mercury and that was enough to secure the four point victory. The Liberty had another big game from Breanna Stewart finishing with 43 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists. The Liberty are averaging 87.8 points wile their defense is giving up 81.8 points per game. The offense is ranked 2nd in the WNBA while the defense is ranked 4th. Breanna Stewart is having a strong season averaging 23.3 points while shooting 48.8 percent from the field and 39.7 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Liberty’s offense has been good this season and the big issue for this Storm team all season has been the defense. The Liberty are going to get another big game from Stewart, and this is going to be a blowout victory. The offense won’t step up around Lloyd and that will be the difference as the Liberty are going to get the job done. Back the Liberty to win this game and cover the spread.