WNBA First Basket Predictions Today [Thursday, 6/6/2024]

WNBA First Basket Predictions Today [Thursday, 6/6/2024]

It's time for a big day of WNBA action, and we've simulated every matchup thousands of times to find the most reliable WNBA first basket picks and odds for Thursday, June 6, 2024.

Thursday's WNBA slate features star players such as Breanna Stewart, Rhyne Howard and Aaliyah Edwards, each with a high probability of scoring the first basket when they take to the court.

WNBA first basket props have become one of the most popular options for NBA fans to bet on, and by using Thursday's data-backed WNBA predictions below, you can gain an advantage over other bettors.

This article will provide you with a list of players that our supercomputer has identified as WNBA first basket value bets for today's action, as well as the players who are most likely to score the first basket on June 6.

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Who Will Score the First WNBA Basket Tonight: June 6, 2024

Thanks to simulating every one of Thursday's WNBA games 10,000 times each, Dimers has determined the 10 players most likely to score the first basket in their respective games.

Player (Team) First Basket Probability
Breanna Stewart (Liberty) 12.2%
Rhyne Howard (Dream) 12.1%
Aaliyah Edwards (Mystics) 11.7%
Ariel Atkins (Mystics) 11.3%
Sabrina Ionescu (Liberty) 11.2%
Tina Charles (Dream) 11.0%
Jonquel Jones (Liberty) 10.6%
Allisha Gray (Dream) 10.3%
Julie Vanloo (Mystics) 10.3%
Marina Mabrey (Sky) 10.0%

According to our data-driven analysis, the most likely WNBA player to score the first basket in any of today's matchups is Breanna Stewart, with a probability of 12.2%.

Additionally, the players with the next highest likelihood of scoring the first basket today are Rhyne Howard, with a 12.1% probability, and Aaliyah Edwards, with a 11.7% probability. Remember, although this list shows the players most likely to score the first basket on Thursday, it does not necessarily mean they are recommended bets according to DimersBOT.

To increase your chances of winning when betting on WNBA props, it's important to keep an eye on the best odds available.

Best WNBA First Basket Picks Tonight: Thursday 6/6/2024

After simulating the outcome of today's WNBA slate thousands of times, our independent predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, has found the best WNBA first basket betting picks for Thursday.

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1. Aaliyah Edwards To Score First Basket

Our model has identified the best WNBA first basket bet for today's WNBA slate, which is in the game between the Sky and Mystics. The bet is on Aaliyah Edwards (WSH) at odds of +1000 with FanDuel Sportsbook, and our model has found an edge of 2.6%.

The next two suggested bets are for Julie Vanloo (2.6% edge) to score first in the Sky vs. Mystics game and Karlie Samuelson (1.5%) to score the first basket, also in the Sky-Mystics matchup.

2. Julie Vanloo To Score First Basket

The next best WNBA first basket bet for today also comes in the Sky vs. Mystics game, where our model has found an edge of 2.6% on Julie Vanloo (WSH) at odds of +1200 with FanDuel Sportsbook.

3. Karlie Samuelson To Score First Basket

Our next WNBA first basket bet on Thursday comes in the Sky vs. Mystics game, where our model has found an edge of 1.5% on Karlie Samuelson (WSH) at odds of +1300 with FanDuel Sportsbook.

4. Tina Charles To Score First Basket

The next best first basket bet for Thursday's WNBA action comes in the Liberty vs. Dream game, where our model has found an edge of 1.0% on Tina Charles (ATL) at odds of +900 with FanDuel Sportsbook.

5. Courtney Vandersloot To Score First Basket

Rounding out our top five WNBA first basket bets for Thursday is Courtney Vandersloot (NY) at odds of +1200 in the Liberty vs. Dream game. Here, our model has found an edge of 0.0% with FanDuel Sportsbook.

Understanding Betting Edge

At Dimers, an "edge" in betting signifies our belief that an event's probability is higher than the best available WNBA odds suggest. A higher betting edge indicates a greater likelihood of success. However, it's essential to remember that no bet is guaranteed, and responsible gambling practices are crucial for long-term success.

Tonight's WNBA First Basket Picks: June 6, 2024

This WNBA first basket article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on WNBA first basket picks for June 6, 2024, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control is performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

All of Dimers' WNBA first basket picks for Thursday, June 6, are made after rigorous data-driven game simulations, giving you reliable and accurate WNBA predictions to help you make informed decisions.

If you use today's WNBA first basket picks for sports betting, it's vital that you practice responsible gambling and manage your finances effectively. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER.

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