Two teams sitting on opposite sides of the Western Conference table are clashing tonight, when the last Las Vegas Aces (3-8), who want to return to the winning ways, are hosting the best team of the West and the whole league, the Phoenix Mercury (9-3), who are looking to extend the longest active winning streak currently in the WNBA. WNBA Phoenix Mercury vs Las Vegas Aces Spread and Prediction.
Date/Time: 06-17-2017 20:00 EDT
Spread: Las Vegas Aces +6.5
Las Vegas Aces have a 3-8 record so far this season and currently sit on the last place of the West and second to last in the whole league. In their last game they saw a two-game winning streak getting snapped by losing on the road against the Dallas Wings with a 67-77 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by A’ja Wilson with 20.5 ppg, adding a team high 7.3 boards per game. She is followed by Kayla McBride with 15.8 ppg, while Nia Coffey adds 10.6 ppg.
Phoenix Mercury have a 9-3 record so far this season and currently sit on the first place of the West and the whole league. They have seven consecutive wins and in their last game they won at home against the Connecticut Sun with an 89-72 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Brittney Griner with 20.1 ppg, adding a team high 7.2 boards per game. She is followed by Diana Taurasi with 19.5 ppg and a team high 4.33 dimes per game, while DeWanna Bonner adds 15.7 ppg, 6 boards and 3.58 dimes per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season, Phoenix won at home with a 72-66 score. They also won all three meetings last season, winning both road games by an average of 10.5 points. Aces are 1-2 at home so far this season, while Mercury are 5-1 on the road. Mercury are better offensively, scoring 83 ppg to Aces’ 79.7, while Aces have the second-worse defense in the league, allowing 85.5 ppg to Mercury’s third-best of 79.1. Mercury have better percentages both in field goals, shooting with a league-best of 46.3% to Aces’ 42.6% and in 3-pointers, shooting with 33.6% to second-worse of 30.6%. They are also better in assists made, with 20.9 to Aces’ 18.9, while Aces are better in rebounding, grabbing 34.1 to Mercury’s 31.3 and both teams commit exactly 14.3 turnovers per game. Mercury are the hottest team in the league right now and Vegas odds give them a -6.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the road victory.
Phoenix Mercury vs Las Vegas Aces Prediction: Phoenix Mercury -6.5 (-108)
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WNBA Phoenix Mercury vs Las Vegas Aces Spread and Prediction