New York Liberty vs Atlanta Dream
WNBA: Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 PM ET
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The New York Liberty and Atlanta Dream face off on Thursday in a WNBA showdown at the Barclays Center.
Dream Betting Preview
The Dream sit with a 13-10 record overall and they are coming off a big victory in the last game. The defense gave up only 65 points to the Phoenix Mercury, and that was the difference as they secured the 13 point victory. It was a balanced attack by the Dream that had four different players that finished with at least 10 points. Allisha Gray had a big game finishing with 12 points, five rebounds and three assists. The Dream are are averaging 85 points while their defense is giving up 84.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 4th in the league while the defense is ranked 9th. The defense really locked down in the last game, and it’s going to need to be the defense that steps up here. Rhyne Howard is averaging 18.6 points while shooting 41.8 percent from the field.
Liberty Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is the Liberty who sit with a 17-5 record overall and they are coming off a victory in the last game, although it wasn’t actually that impressive. They faced off against the Seattle Storm and the defense gave up 82 points. They still won the game, but it was by only four points. It took the Liberty 32 points in the 4th quarter to secure the win. There were five players that finished with at least 10 points. Breanna Stewart had a strong game finishing with 22 points and seven rebounds. The Liberty are averaging 88.7 points while their defense is giving up 82.4 points per game. The offense is ranked 2nd while the defense is ranked 5th. Breanna Stewart is averaging 22.6 points while shooting 47.6 percent from the field and 40.4 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Liberty’s defense looked awful, and it’s going to really hurt them again in this game. The Dream are averaging 85 points and they are going to run up the score again in this game. The Dream might not win this game, but they are going to get close to 90 points, and that will be enough to keep this game close. Back the Atlanta Dream against the spread.