|New York Liberty vs Indiana Fever Prediction and Odds: New York Liberty will be starting as favorites in tonight’s game against the Indiana Fever. The latest odds and predictions for this game are yet to be updated.|
The WNBA is in its second month of action as teams gear up to battle it out for the ultimate glory. The New York Liberty are set to face Indiana Fever in an interesting clash tonight at the Barclays Center.
The Liberty are searching for redemption after a forgettable outing in the first 8 games while the Indiana based side who were battered in the regular season last time around, is once again struggling to put up a solid performance.
Looking at the predictions, the experts are anticipating a closely fought battle with Liberty having a home advantage.
New York Liberty
New York Liberty vs Indiana Fever Prediction and Odds: Recent form
The New York Liberty are yet again staring at a long season after failing to string any sort of momentum in the initial phase of the regular season. They have been abysmal when they play and to rub salt into their wounds, the home record isn’t different either.
They have just managed one victory as opposed to 7 losses in 8 outings. In the last 5 appearances, they have lost against the likes of Wings, Sun, Lynx and most recently against Storm.
On the other hand, the Indiana Fever are stuck in a similar kind of web in the Eastern Conference as they are scrambling to break the playoffs jinx this time around as they finished last in 2021. As of this season, they are down in 5th place with 3 victories and 7 losses with 2-4 home and 1-3 away records respectively.
Despite losing four games on the trot, the Indiana based franchise bounced back with a strong performance against Sparks that earned them their 3rd win.
Matches: 31: Liberty: 13 Fever: 9 Draws: 9
Last Meeting: Fever won 92-86 against Liberty on 14th May 2022.
New York Liberty vs Indiana Fever Prediction and Odds: Players to watch
Stefanie Dolson who has played at the centre position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 9.3 points and 1.8 assists in her WNBA season so far.
Rebbecca Allen who is the shooting guard has 1.3 blocks and 1 steal while the point guard Han Xu needs to do better than 11.2 points per game this season.
Natasha Howard brings the power and versatility to the centre with a free throw percentage of 77.8% and a field goal percentage of 42.1% in 8 games.
Kelsey Mitchell who has played 131 games pitched in with 22 points and 3 assists against Sparks. Queen Egbo’s performance has been underwhelming with just 7.2 points and no 3-pointers in the 10 games that she has been part of so far.
Danielle Robinson who will be the shooting guard has averaged 9.3 points in every outing and has to step up in the coming games for the side to succeed.
Victoria Vivians who plays as the forward topped the charts with 17 points and 4 assists in her last appearance.
New York Liberty vs Indiana Fever Prediction: Predicted Winner
Looking at the outright predictions, it is very clear that the New York-based side is lagging big time to go deep whereas their opponents need a miracle to lift the NBA title. The FiveThirtyEight has given a slim chance of 7% to make it to the postseason for Liberty whereas Fever has a 10% chance to the playoffs.
According to Oddschecker and Covers, the New York Liberty is the 10th favorite this season with odds of 75/1 while the Indiana Fever are clearly the underdogs whose sole aim would be to make it to the playoffs.