Seattle Storm at Atlanta Dream WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/6/2018
Friday, July 6, 2018
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The Seattle Storm travel to McCamish Pavilion to play the Atlanta Dream on Friday, July 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 3 point favorites.
The Storm head into this matchup with a mark of 13-5. They are 2nd in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 7.3 as they average 87.2 points per contest while giving up 79.9 per game. The Dream have an overall mark of 8-8. They are 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They total 75.0 points per contest and give up 78.9, which is a point differential of -3.9.
Valuable Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Seattle Storm are 5-6 against the spread
The Seattle Storm are 3-2 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Atlanta Dream are 3-3 against the spread
The Atlanta Dream are 5-3-1 against the over/under
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
No key injuries to report
Breanna Stewart comes into this contest averaging 21.9 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Storm. She pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 54% while her free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Breanna Stewart averages 21.9 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.6 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Seattle. Her field goal percentage is 54% for the year while her free throw percentage is 82%.
Angel McCoughtry averages 16.8 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Dream. She grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Angel McCoughtry averages 16.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle averages 87.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 12.9 per game. The Storm allow 79.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 16.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 12th in the league with 75.0 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 39%, while their average scoring margin is -3.9. They shoot 27% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Dream are 5th in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Dream surrender 78.9 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 19.6 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 37.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dream are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season.
The Storm are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 102.5, and their offensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 8th. They are 7th 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 1st in the WNBA. Seattle is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 9th in the WNBA.
Atlanta is 6th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 12th in the league. The Dream are 12th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 93, and their defensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 80 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 43% is 12th. As a team they are 12th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta +3
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