WNBA odds preview - Liberty vs. Shock
New York Liberty vs Tulsa Shock Odds
Tulsa looks to cover the Shock-Liberty pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 8-23 mark when they host New York in WNBA action.
Supporters of the Liberty have seen them go 14-18 and 13-19 ATS so far this season, while the Shock are at 8-23 and 16-14-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Shock are 17-14, while the Liberty are 13-19.
The Liberty are listed as 6-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 155.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Tulsa's No. 12-rated squad against New York's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Tulsa rates No. 2 in the league with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 7 with 6 per outing.
Defensively, the Liberty feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.2 points per game. Tulsa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
New York lost its last outing, a 77-66 result against the Silver Stars on September 18. The Liberty failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 143 combined points took the game UNDER the total. New York suffered a 77-66 loss against San Antonio on Tuesday, getting 23 points from Cappie Pondexter in a losing effort at AT&T Center.
Last time out for Tulsa, they were an 80-70 winner as they battled the Silver Stars on the road. The Shock covered in the match as a 13.5-point underdog, while 150 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tulsa got 18 points from Temeka Johnson en route to an 80-70 victory over San Antonio on Sunday at AT&T Center.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Tulsa are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing New York are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 2-8
After a win are 3-7
A few Liberty at Shock trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tulsa
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games when playing Tulsa
New York is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulsa's last 6 games at home
Tulsa is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tulsa's last 10 games
New York home to Tulsa, Saturday, September 22
Tulsa at New York, Saturday, September 22