WNBA 2022: New York and Las Vegas will be looking for a win after getting a very different Start to the Season


On July 6, 2022, at 10:00 PM ET, Sabrina Ionescu and the New York Liberty (8-12) take on Kelsey Plum and the Las Vegas Aces (14-6) at Michelob ULTRA Arena.

Las Vegas’ most recent game ended in a 102-71 loss to Minnesota on the road. Plum (12 PTS, 5 AST, 33.3 FG%, 3-8 from 3PT) and Jackie Young were its best players (10 PTS, 2 STL, 50.0 FG percent, 2-4 from 3PT). Marine Johannes (17 PTS, 2 STL, 45.5 FG percent, 5-9 from 3PT) and Ionescu (14 PTS, 9 REB, 8 AST, 27.8 FG percent, 3-12 from 3PT) were the top scorers for New York in its most recent game, which it lost to Los Angeles 84-74 on the road.

Stats that matter for Aces

  • The Aces average 89.5 points per game, which is 8.2 more than the 81.3 points the Liberty concede.
  • Las Vegas’s odds are 14-3 when it scores more than 81.3 points.
  • This season, the Aces have made 45.3 percent of their field goal attempts, which is 4.2 percentage points more than the Liberty have permitted to their opponents (41.1 percent).
  • Las Vegas is 14-3 overall and shoots well than 41.1 percent from the field during games.

The form of Liberty

  • The Liberty averages 77.3 points a game, which is 7.2 points less than the 84.5 points the Aces allow opponents to score.
  • New York is 4-2 when it scores more than 84.5 points.
  • In contests where it averages a better field goal percentage than 43.4 percent, New York has a 7-3 straight-up record.


Looking at the form of both the teams, it will be hard to point out a clear favorite. However, the form of the Aces’ players is better than the Liberty. Hence the odds are in the favor of the Aces.

Noah Davis
Former Collegiate Basketball Player Currently working as a sports writer sports enthusiast and Basketball lover

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