Liberty vs Dream WNBA Game Preview
New York Liberty vs Atlanta Dream Odds
WNBA betting interest will be piqued on Sunday when the Liberty of New York hit the hard court against the Dream of Atlanta.
Supporters of the Liberty have seen them go 9-13 and 11-11 ATS so far this season, while the Dream are at 11-7 and 10-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Dream are 8-10, while the Liberty are 9-12-1.
If you're going with the Dream in this one, they're listed as 8.5-point favorites on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 151.5 for Monday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Liberty rank No. 3 in the league with 37.8 per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Atlanta is the WNBA’s No. 11-ranked team at 3.5 per game, while the Liberty rate No. 9 with 3.6 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Liberty own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 79.1 points per game when on the road. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in home scoring.
The Liberty were an 85-67 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Sparks. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (152) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Liberty got 22 points from Cappie Pondexter, but it was Los Angeles that prevailed in an 85-67 final on Saturday at Prudential Center.
Atlanta was an 80-66 loser in its last match on the road against the Fever. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 146 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Atlanta got 17 points from Angel McCoughtry but lost anyway 80-66 against the Fever on Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Connecticut are 9-1
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Liberty at Dream trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 9 of New York's last 13 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Atlanta's last 13 games when playing at home against New York
New York home to Washington, Friday, August 16
Atlanta at Connecticut, Wednesday, August 14