Seattle Storm at Dallas Wings WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/24/2018
Sunday, June 24, 2018
College Park Center
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The Seattle Storm travel to College Park Center to take on the Dallas Wings on Sunday, June 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Dallas as 2.5 point favorites.
The Storm head into this matchup with a mark of 9-4. They are 4th in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 6.9 as they average 89.1 points per contest while giving up 82.2 per game. The Wings have an overall mark of 6-5. They are 5th in the Western Conference. They total 82.9 points per contest and give up 81.0, which is a point differential of 1.9.
Valuable Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Seattle Storm are 3-6 against the spread
The Seattle Storm are 2-1 against the over/under
Important Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Dallas Wings are 4-1 against the spread
The Dallas Wings are 4-2 against the over/under
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
06/22/18 F Alysha Clark Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Dallas Wings
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
06/12/18 G Karima Christmas-Kelly Knee is out for season
05/19/18 F Theresa Plaisance ACL is out indefinitely
Breanna Stewart comes into this game averaging 22.0 points per contest while being on the court 32.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Storm. She grabs 7.7 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.8 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 53% while her free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Jewell Loyd averages 17.9 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.8 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game for Seattle. Her field goal percentage is 43% for the year while her free throw percentage is 92%.
Elizabeth Cambage averages 19.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 10.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 55% and her free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Skylar Diggins-Smith averages 21.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle averages 89.1 points per game this season, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They average 34.1 rebounds per contest and 19.7 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 12.7 per game. The Storm allow 82.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 16.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 5th in the league with 82.9 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.9. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Wings are 2nd in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Wings surrender 81.0 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 17.8 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game this season.
The Storm are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 104.9, and their offensive rating of 113.7 is ranked 5th. They are 6th in the WNBA in pace with 77.9 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 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 5th in the WNBA.
Dallas is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 12th in the WNBA. The Wings are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 100.4, and their offensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 10th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 80.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 8th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle -2.5
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