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Atlanta Dream vs. New York Liberty - 9/8/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
New York Liberty at Atlanta Dream
Date & Time Sunday September 8, 2019, 4:00 PM (EDT)
Location
State Farm Arena
Atlanta, GA
The Line
The Line: Atlanta Dream -2.5 -- Over/Under: 160.5
TV Channel
ESPN3/LEAGUE PASS, WSB NOW
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The New York Liberty and Atlanta Dream meet Sunday in WNBA action at the State Farm Arena.

The New York Liberty need a win here to snap a six-game losing streak. The New York Liberty are averaging 77.6 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 85.4 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17 points and 7.4 rebounds while Kia Nurse is averaging 14 points and 2.3 assists. Bria Hartley is the third double-digit scorer and Asia Durr is dishing 1.7 assists. The New York Liberty are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have lost four of their last five road games.

The Atlanta Dream need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 71.5 points on 37.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.1 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Tiffany Hayes is averaging 14.7 points and three rebounds while Brittney Sykes is averaging 10.2 points and 2.5 assists. Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 6.4 rebounds and Renee Montgomery is dishing 2.7 assists. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 29.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost six of their last seven home games.

The Liberty are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The Dream are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 25-12 in Dream last 37 home games. The over is 3-1-2 in Liberty last 6 road games.

In a battle between two teams that have been waiting for the end of the season for quite some time, just give me the home team and the small chalk. The Dream have beaten the Liberty in three of the last four meetings. The New York Liberty also lose on the road by an average of 8.2 points, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 14.6 points. It's the Dream by default if forced to pick this game.

Pick:
Atlanta Dream -2.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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