Seattle Storm at Atlanta Dream WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/22/2018
Sunday, July 22, 2018
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The Seattle Storm travel to McCamish Pavilion to play the Atlanta Dream on Sunday, July 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 1 point favorites.
The Storm head into this matchup with a mark of 18-6. They are 2nd in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 7.7 as they average 87.7 points per contest while giving up 80.0 per game. The Dream have an overall mark of 14-9. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They total 78.7 points per contest and give up 79.6, which is a point differential of -0.9.
Valuable Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Seattle Storm are 15-9 against the spread
The Seattle Storm are 13-10-1 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Atlanta Dream are 13-9-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Dream are 10-13 against the over/under
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jewell Loyd comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Storm. She pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 41% while her free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Breanna Stewart averages 22.9 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.3 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Seattle. Her field goal percentage is 55% for the year while her free throw percentage is 83%.
Tiffany Hayes averages 17.4 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per contest this year for the Dream. She grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Angel McCoughtry averages 17.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 42% and her free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle averages 87.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 20.9 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.1 per game. The Storm allow 80.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 17.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 11th in the league with 78.7 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 17.4. The Dream are 4th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Dream surrender 79.6 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 19.3 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 37.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dream are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Storm are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 102.1, and their offensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 8th. They are 6th in the WNBA in pace with 77.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the WNBA. Seattle is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 9th in the WNBA.
Atlanta is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 11th in the WNBA. The Dream are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 99.7, and their offensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 11th. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 79.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 11th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the WNBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? WNBA game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta +1 and under 164.5 points
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