​WNBA Preview -- Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty

Analysis:

On Saturday, the Phoenix Mercury (13-18) will meet the New York Liberty (13-18) at Footprint Center.

Phoenix Mercury

The Phoenix Mercury lost their most recent game to the Connecticut Sun 87-63. The Mercury collected 33 total rebounds—24 defensive and 9 offensive. In this game, they turned the ball over 18 times and managed only 7 steals. Shey Peddy proved crucial for the Mercury for making 4 of 9 shots, good for a 44.4 percent field goal percentage, and added 4 rebounds.

​WNBA Preview -- Phoenix Mercury vs New York Liberty

New York Liberty

In their most recent game, the New York Liberty played the Los Angeles Sparks and won 64-61. At the end of the game, New York had a field goal percentage of 31.5 percent (23 out of 73) and had made 7 out of 28 3-point attempts. Sabrina Ionescu scored 20 points, making 6 of her 18 shots. She participated for 31 minutes while snatching 8 rebounds.

Prediction

Even with New York's recent good play, we see Phoenix comeback at home and come away with a victory. Phoenix average 81.7 points per game this season while New York only score 75.6. Final analysis shows that Phoenix were able to bounce back at home and win despite New York's recent good play.


Pick: Phoenix Mercury +1


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