Atlanta Dream at Washington Mystics WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/11/2018
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Capital One Arena
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The Atlanta Dream travel to Capital One Arena to play the Washington Mystics on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 7.5 point favorites.
The Dream have a record of 9-9. They are 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -3.7 as they average 75.7 points per game while giving up 79.3 per contest. The Mytics have an overall mark of 12-7. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They total 84.5 points per contest and give up 81.5, which is a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Atlanta Dream are 4-4 against the spread
The Atlanta Dream are 6-4-1 against the over/under
Important Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 4-7 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 5-4 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
Angel McCoughtry comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Dream. She pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 40% while her free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Tiffany Hayes averages 17.5 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Atlanta. Her field goal percentage is 46% for the year while her free throw percentage is 85%.
Elena Delle Donne averages 20.5 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Mytics. She grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage currently is at 93%. Kristi Toliver averages 14.5 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage is 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 75.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.7 per game. The Dream allow 79.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 4th in the league with 84.5 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 31.9 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 16.4. The Mytics are 10th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Mytics surrender 81.5 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 18.7 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mytics are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season.
The Dream are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 98.8, and their offensive rating of 94.2 is ranked 12th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 80.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 43% is 12th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the WNBA. Atlanta is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 10th in the WNBA.
Washington is 10th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 3rd in the league. The Mytics are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 77.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta -7.5
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