Liberty visit Fever in hoops battle
New York Liberty vs Indiana Fever Odds
WNBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Liberty of New York hit the hard court against the Fever of Indiana.
The Liberty will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 14-18 ATS against the number this season, while the Fever are 15-17 ATS. New York is 13-18-1 on the totals; Indiana is 12-20.
The Liberty are listed as 9.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 138.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 11-rated squad against New York's No. 2-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 4 in the league with 5.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 10 with 3.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Liberty feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.1 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for New York, they were an 80-76 loser as they battled the Mercury at home. The Liberty covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 156 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Liberty got 17 points from Katie Smith, but it was Phoenix that prevailed in an 80-76 final on Tuesday at Prudential Center.
Indiana lost its last outing, a 69-67 result against the Mystics on September 10. The Fever failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite, while the 136 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Indiana got 16 points from Briann January but lost anyway 69-67 against the Mystics on Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
Indiana Fever Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Connecticut are 6-4
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
A few Liberty at Fever trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 7 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 11 of New York's last 16 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New York's last 9 games
New York is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
Indiana is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Indiana's last 16 games when playing New York
New York at Washington, Sunday, September 15
Indiana at Connecticut, Sunday, September 15