WNBA First Basket Predictions Today [Tuesday, 6/11/2024]

WNBA First Basket Predictions Today [Tuesday, 6/11/2024]

We have another action-packed day of WNBA basketball upon us, and we've simulated all of today's matchups thousands of times to find the most reliable WNBA first basket predictions and odds for Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

Tuesday's WNBA slate features players such as A'ja Wilson, Napheesa Collier and Dearica Hamby, each with a high chance of scoring the first basket when they take to the court.

WNBA first basket props are one of the most popular betting options for basketball fans, and by using Tuesday's data-driven WNBA predictions below, you can gain an edge over everyone else.

This article provides a list of players our analytics model 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 11.

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Who Will Score the First WNBA Basket Tonight: June 11, 2024

Thanks to simulating each one of Tuesday'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
A'ja Wilson (Aces) 21.6%
Napheesa Collier (Lynx) 14.5%
Dearica Hamby (Sparks) 14.3%
Nneka Ogwumike (Storm) 13.8%
Jewell Loyd (Storm) 11.8%
Kayla McBride (Lynx) 11.5%
Jackie Young (Aces) 11.1%
Kelsey Plum (Aces) 11.1%
Aaliyah Edwards (Mystics) 10.7%
Allisha Gray (Dream) 10.6%

According to our data-driven analysis, the most likely WNBA player to score the first basket across today's matchups is A'ja Wilson, with a probability of 21.6%.

Following her, the players with the next highest likelihood of scoring the first basket today are Napheesa Collier at 14.5% and Dearica Hamby at 14.3%. Remember, although this list shows the players with the highest probability of scoring the first basket on Tuesday, it does not always mean they are recommended bets according to our predictive analytics model.

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

Napheesa Collier shooting over Jewell Loyd.
Napheesa Collier is among the top contenders in the WNBA to score the first basket on Tuesday June 11, 2024.

Best WNBA First Basket Picks Tonight: Tuesday 6/11/2024

Having simulated the outcome of today's WNBA matchups 10,000 times each, our predictive model has discovered the best WNBA first basket betting picks for Tuesday.

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1. Rickea Jackson To Score First Basket

Our model has identified the best WNBA first basket bet for Tuesday's WNBA slate, which is in the game between the Sparks and Storm. The bet is on Rickea Jackson (LA) at odds of +1400 with FanDuel Sportsbook, and our model has found an edge of 3.4%.

The next two recommended bets are for Kayla McBride (3.2% edge) to score first in the Lynx vs. Aces game and Jackie Young (1.6%) to score the first basket, also in the Lynx-Aces matchup.

2. Kayla McBride To Score First Basket

The next best WNBA first basket bet for today comes in the Lynx vs. Aces game, where our model has found an edge of 3.2% on Kayla McBride (MIN) at odds of +1100 with FanDuel Sportsbook.

3. Jackie Young To Score First Basket

Our next WNBA first basket bet on Tuesday comes in the Lynx vs. Aces game, where our model has found an edge of 1.6% on Jackie Young (LV) at odds of +950 with FanDuel Sportsbook.

Understanding Betting Edge

The "edge" at Dimers is when we think the probability of an event occurring is more likely than the best odds available. Essentially, it means that Dimers believes a bet has a better chance of winning than the sportsbooks do. That's why the higher the edge, the better.

Although it does not guarantee a win, taking picks with a higher betting edge can increase your chances of being profitable in the long run. This is an essential aspect of a successful sports betting strategy.

Today's WNBA First Basket Picks: June 11, 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 11, 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 and predictions for Tuesday, June 11, are generated after thousands of data-driven game simulations, giving you reliable and accurate WNBA predictions to help you make informed decisions.

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Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

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