GIQ WNBA Preview — Indiana Fever at New York Liberty

by Frisco Del Rosario on November 9, 2014

For the New York Liberty, it’s a matter of taking care of the ball. In four losses, the Liberty average 17 turnovers per game. In one win, New York made nine turnovers. In their second win, they coughed up 19 turnovers, but made up for that by shooting .574.  Indiana’s opponents average a league-worst 20 turnovers per game.

In the five games where New York made 13 turnovers or more, they made three unders. The two overs were against Phoenix and their 58 percent shooting night against Atlanta.

In two road games, Indiana has coerced 46 turnovers. Both games would’ve resulted in unders if not for playing two overtimes on opening night.

Individual contrasts: Fever center Ebony Hoffman is sixth in the league in steals. Liberty center Janel McCarville is fifth in the league in turnovers. New York forward Cathrine Kraayeveld is ninth in miscues; Indiana forward Tamika Catchings is third in takeaways.

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