Date/Time: 07-10-2018 12:00 EDT
Spread: Indiana Fever +7.5
In this battle between two teams sitting on opposite sides of their respective conference, the second-worse in the East Indiana Fever (6-9), looking to turn their latest victory into a streak, are hosting the first in the West Las Vegas Aces (9-5), who have lost only once in their last 6 games.
Indiana Fever have a 6-9 record (8-7 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the second to last place of the East. In their last game they snapped a four-game losing streak by winning on the road against Dallas with a 76-56 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Kelsey Mitchell with 14.6 ppg, followed by Erica Wheeler with 12.7 ppg and a team high 5.8 dimes per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersLas Vegas Aces have a 9-5 record (5-9 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the first place of the West. They have won five of their last six matches and in their last game they won on the road against New York with a 90-58 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by A’ja Wilson with 16.7 ppg, adding 7.2 boards per game. She is followed by Liz Cambage with 15.4 ppg and a team high 7.6 boards per game.
In their previous meetings earlier this season the Aces won at home with a 102-97 score in overtime. Fever are 2-4 at home so far season, while the Aces are 3-3 on the road. Aces are better both offensively, scoring a second-best of 83.2 ppg to Fever’s 77.9 and defensively, allowing 76.8 ppg to Fever’s 78.5. They also have better percentages both in field goals (44% to 42.8%) and in 3-pointers (36.1% to 34.1%). Aces are also better both in dimes made (21.1 to 16.9) and in boards grabbed (38.5 to 34.9), while Fever are only better in turnovers committed (13.1 to 15.1). Bookmakers give the Aces a -7.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for an easy road victory.
Las Vegas Aces vs Indiana Fever Prediction: Las Vegas Aces -7.5 (-112)