Liberty vs Shock WNBA Game Preview
New York Liberty vs Tulsa Shock Odds
Tulsa will look to improve on its 9-20 record on Sunday when they host New York in WNBA odds action at BOK Center.
This season the Shock are 9-20 overall and 15-13-1 ATS against the number, while the Liberty are 11-18 and 13-16 ATS. As for the totals, Tulsa is 14-14-1 on the OU, and New York is 11-17-1.
Oddsmakers opened the Shock as 3.5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 148.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tulsa's No. 6-ranked offense (76.4 PPG) against a Liberty defense that ranks No. 9 at 77.2 PPG. The Shock have averaged 40.4% from the field per game, less than the Liberty have managed so far this season (40.8% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Liberty own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 79.2 points per game when on the road. Tulsa, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in home scoring.
The Liberty were a 73-67 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Fever. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (140) made winners of OVER bettors. The Liberty endured a 73-67 loss at the hands of the Fever on Friday, despite a 13-point effort from Kelsey Bone at Prudential Center.
The Shock were a 74-65 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Silver Stars. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (139) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Shock got 18 points from Riquna Williams, but it was San Antonio that prevailed in a 74-65 final on Friday at BOK Center.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Indiana are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Liberty at Shock trends to consider:
New York is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tulsa
Tulsa is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tulsa's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tulsa's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games when playing at home against New York
New York home to Atlanta, Friday, September 6
Tulsa home to Los Angeles, Friday, September 6