Date/Time: 08-13-2018 22:00 EDT
Spread: Las Vegas Aces -12.5
In this battle between two teams sitting on opposite sides of their respective conference, the 2nd in the West Las Vegas Aces (16-9), looking to turn their latest victory into a streak, are hosting the team with the worse record currently in the WNBA, the Atlanta Dream (5-19), who on the other hand want to end their current lengthy losing streak.
Las Vegas Aces have a 16-9 record (10-15 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the second place of the Western Conference. They have won two of their last three matches and in their last game they won at home against Connecticut with an 89-81 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Liz Cambage with 15.7 ppg, adding a team high 8.2 boards per game. She is followed by A’ja Wilson with 15.4 ppg and 6.6 boards per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersAtlanta Dream have a 5-19 record (10-14 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the last place of the whole league. They have nine consecutive losses and in their last game they lost on the road against Indiana with an 82-87 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Tiffany Hayes with 14 ppg, adding 3.2 boards and 3 dimes per game. She is followed by Brittney Sykes with 10.7 ppg and 4.8 boards per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Aces won on the road with a 69-92 score. Aces are 10-4 at home so far season, while the Dream are 1-10 on the road. Aces are better both offensively, scoring a second-best of 80.8 ppg to Dream’s second-worse of 70 and defensively, allowing 76 ppg to Dream’s 78.8. They also have better percentages both in field goals (42.5% to 36.6%) and in 3-pointers (37.4% to 28.2%). They are also better in dimes made (20.9 to 15.4) and in boards grabbed (38.7 to 36.4), while Dream are only better in turnovers committed (14.6 to 15.3). Bookmakers give the Aces a -12.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds against an inferior Dream squad.
Atlanta Dream vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction: Las Vegas Aces -12.5 (-110)