New York Liberty vs. Atlanta Dream: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 6, 2024

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Jun 6, 2024 8:10 AM
On Thursday, June 6, 2024, at 7:30 PM, the surging New York Liberty (8-2) head to the Gateway Center to take on the Atlanta Dream (4-3) in a pivotal Eastern Conference matchup as part of the WNBA Commissioner's Cup. The Liberty, led by their impressive 3-1 road record, look to extend their winning ways against the Dream, who are seeking to improve their 2-2 home record. This conference clash is shaping up to be an intense battle between two of the East's top teams.
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New York Liberty
Atlanta Dream

Liberty vs Dream statistics

Stat Liberty Dream
Streak W4 L1
Last Ten Games 8-2 4-3
Points Per Game 86.3 77.1
Rebounds Per Game 36.3 34.6
Assists Per Game 21.3 18.1
Blocks Per Game 4.8 4.3
Steals Per Game 8.0 8.3
Field Goal % 45.1 40.8
Three Point % 31.9 35.0
Points Against 76.3 78.4

Atlanta Dream recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/2/24 vs Connecticut Sun L 69-50
5/31/24 vs Las Vegas Aces W 78-74
5/29/24 @ Washington Mystics W 73-67
5/26/24 vs Minnesota Lynx L 92-79
5/21/24 vs Dallas Wings W 83-78

New York Liberty recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/4/24 @ Chicago Sky W 88-75
6/2/24 vs Indiana Fever W 104-68
5/31/24 vs Washington Mystics W 90-79
5/29/24 vs Phoenix Mercury W 81-78
5/25/24 @ Minnesota Lynx L 84-67

Liberty vs Dream predictions

As the New York Liberty gear up to face the Atlanta Dream, keep your eyes peeled for Breanna Stewart, who has been nothing short of phenomenal this season. Averaging 19.4 points per game, Stewart is expected to bring her A-game, especially on the rebounding front with nearly 10 boards per contest. Another Liberty player to watch is Courtney Vandersloot, whose playmaking skills have been crucial. With an average of 5.3 assists per game, her ability to set up scoring opportunities will be key in carving up the Dream's defense.

Shifting focus to the Atlanta Dream, Rhyne Howard is someone you can't overlook. Leading the team with 16.4 points per game, Howard's performance could be a game-changer. Meanwhile, Tina Charles, a seasoned center pulling down 9.6 rebounds per game, will likely have a significant impact under the basket. If Haley Jones, who averages 3.4 assists, can distribute the ball effectively, the Dream could pose a tough challenge for the Liberty's defense.

Taking all these dynamic performances into account, predicting a winner is no easy task, but the New York Liberty might have the upper hand in this matchup. Their impressive record and the consistent play of Stewart and Vandersloot provide them with a slight edge over the Dream. However, as with any game, the unpredictability of sports always leaves room for surprises. Here's to hoping we get to witness a thrilling contest! What do you think? Will the Liberty continue their strong form, or will the Dream disrupt their rhythm?

Atlanta Dream injuries

  • Jordin Canada (G): Out

New York Liberty injuries

  • Nyara Sabally (F): Out

Liberty vs Dream game info

Venue Gateway Center
Location College Park, GA
Tip-off Thu 7:30 PM

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