LIberty vs Aces Prediction WNBA Finals Picks 10/18
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- Oct 17, 2023, 7:05:04 PM
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WNBA Finals 2023: Las Vegas Aces vs New York Liberty - Game 4 Preview and Prediction
The WNBA Finals have reached a pivotal point with the Las Vegas Aces leading the series 2-1 against the New York Liberty. Game 4 is set to unfold at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, at 5:00 PM, October 18, 2023. This could be the decisive match for Las Vegas, but the Liberty are looking to even the series.
Las Vegas Aces: The Dominant Force
The Aces have displayed a stellar performance this season, finishing with a 34-6 record. Their most recent victory over the Liberty was a whopping 104-76 win, showcasing their offensive capabilities.
A'ja Wilson has been the cornerstone for the Aces, averaging 22.8 points per game with an impressive 55.7% field goal percentage. She is supported by a capable roster, including Kelsey Plum, who has been averaging 20.6 points over the last ten games.
It's worth noting that key players like Kiah Stokes and Chelsea Gray are out due to injuries, which could affect the Aces' performance.
New York Liberty: The Home Advantage
Finishing the regular season with a 32-8 record, the Liberty have shown they are not to be taken lightly. Their most recent game ended in an 87-73 win over the Aces, indicating a possible momentum shift.
Breanna Stewart leads the scoring for the Liberty, averaging 23.0 points per game. Additionally, Courtney Vandersloot has been instrumental in the team's success, leading the league with 8.1 assists per game.
The Liberty are 15-5 in home games and will look to capitalize on their home-court advantage at Barclays Center.
The New York Liberty have displayed a high assist rate, leading the WNBA with 24.1 assists per game. Furthermore, the Aces are dealing with key injuries that could hamper their performance. The Liberty have dominated the Aces at home this season with a 3-0 record against them in NY. Given these factors, along with the Liberty's strong home record, it's likely that the Liberty will not only win but also cover the -6 point spread.
Pick: Liberty -6