New York vs Washington Wrap - New York Wins 73-61
The Liberty got 20 points from Plenette Pierson as New York ran past Washington 73-61 on Saturday at Verizon Center.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 143.5.
Swin Cash had 12 points for New York and Cappie Pondexter chipped in with 8 points. Cappie Pondexter had 5 assists for the Liberty, while Tina Charles was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
Washington got 15 points from Ivory Latta in a losing cause and another 11 points from Tianna Hawkins. Monique Currie contributed 3 assists for the Mystics, while Emma Meesseman had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 45-29 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 39 boards, while New York only had 24.