Seattle Storm at Minnesota Lynx WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/26/2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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The Seattle Storm travel to Target Center to play the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 7.5 point favorites.
The Storm have a record of 10-4. They are 3rd in the Western Conference. They have a point differential of 6.9 as they average 89.1 points per game while giving up 82.2 per contest. The Lynx have an overall mark of 7-6. They are 5th in the Western Conference. They total 79.5 points per contest and give up 79.8, which is a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Seattle Storm are 3-6 against the spread
The Seattle Storm are 3-1 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Lynx Betting Trends
The Minnesota Lynx are 1-4 against the spread
The Minnesota Lynx are 1-2 against the over/under
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
06/24/18 F Alysha Clark Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Min Lynx
Key Minnesota Lynx Injuries
No key injuries to report
Breanna Stewart comes into this contest averaging 22.0 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Storm. She pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes 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%.
Maya Moore averages 18.1 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Lynx. She grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 41% and her free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Sylvia Fowles averages 18.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 12.3 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 60% and her free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle averages 89.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. 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 league. They average 34.1 rebounds per game 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
Minnesota is 8th in the league with 79.5 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 18.0. The Lynx are 1st in turnovers per game with 14.9. The Lynx surrender 79.8 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 17.5 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 29.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lynx are 2nd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 11.6 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.
Minnesota is 1st in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 3rd in the league. The Lynx are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 101.9, and their defensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 78.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 6th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 23% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seattle -7.5
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