Tonight’s matchup between the New York Liberty and Dallas Wings will be a rematch. Dallas Wings will host New York Liberty at College Park Center. With the New York Liberty now sitting in fifth place in the Eastern Conference points standings, only one spot above the bottom-placed Indiana Fever, making the playoffs may seem like a faraway dream.
The Dallas Wings, on the other hand, have recently impressed with their play, and with 17 victories and 16 losses, they are currently third in the Western Conference points standings. Dallas Wings have beaten the New York Liberty in both of their head-to-head contests this season between the two teams.
A victory is essential for New York Liberty because the team just lost to the Dallas Wings, who are now on a winning streak with 5 victories in a row. Even in tonight’s game, the Dallas Wings hope to extend their winning streak.
Dallas Wings vs. New York Liberty: Head-to-head
Including preseason games, Dallas Wings and New York Liberty have already faced off 34 times. Dallas Wings and New York Liberty have played 34 head-to-head games, with Dallas Wings winning 16 and Liberty winning 18 times.
Dallas Wings have 4 victories and New York Liberty has 1 in the previous 5 games played between the two teams. The Dallas Wings prevailed in the most recent matchup between the two groups.
The Dallas Wings
The Dallas Wings, who performed admirably in the Western Conference, are overjoyed to have slipped into the top three. The Wings must hold onto this spot since it secures their place in the playoffs. The Wings must win a few games to avoid the Phoenix side while being superior to the Liberty.
In their most recent game, they defeated Fever, which gave them the victory they really needed. This victory may have given them the boost they needed to finish the regular season strong.
The New York Liberty
The New York Liberty are fighting for a coveted postseason berth but have not been fortunate enough to be on the winning side of the outcomes. They are now in fourth place and are gaining ground on Mystics.
Liberty needs to quickly improve their 8-9 home record and 5-10 road record if they hope to compete in postseason games. They have only been able to win four of their last ten games throughout this season, they have 13 victories and 19 losses.
New York Liberty vs. Dallas Wings Probable Lineups
New York Liberty
Point Guard: Crystal Dangerfield
Shooting Guard: Sabrina Ionescu
Small Forward: Michaela Onyenwere
Power Forward: Rebecca Allen
Center: Stefanie Dolson
Point Guard: Veronica Burton
Shooting Guard: Marina Mabrey
Small Forward: Kayla Thornton
Power Forward: Allisha Gray
Center: Teaira McCowan
At College Park Center, the New York Liberty and Dallas Wings will square off one more this year. Dallas Wings is barely ahead of New York Liberty in the overall head-to-head statistics. Dallas Wings’ recent performance, though, has been superior to New York Liberty’s. The Dallas Wings will have the upper hand in tonight’s game due to playing at home and both clubs’ previous results.