Washington Mystics at Dallas Wings WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/19/2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018
College Park Center
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The Washington Mystics travel to College Park Center to play the Dallas Wings on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 4 point favorites.
The Mytics head into this matchup with a mark of 13-9. They are 2nd in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of 2.4 as they average 84.5 points per contest while giving up 82.1 per game. The Wings have an overall mark of 13-9. They are 5th in the Western Conference. They total 87.1 points per contest and give up 81.3, which is a point differential of 5.8.
Valuable Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 5-8 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 5-4 against the over/under
Important Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Dallas Wings are 8-2-1 against the spread
The Dallas Wings are 6-3-1 against the over/under
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
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
Kristi Toliver comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Mytics. She pulls down 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 44% while her free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Elena Delle Donne averages 20.6 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage is 47% for the year while her free throw percentage is 92%.
Skylar Diggins-Smith averages 19.5 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Elizabeth Cambage averages 19.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. She also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 57% and her free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 84.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.2 per game. The Mytics allow 82.1 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 10th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 1st in the league with 87.1 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.8. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 17.8. The Wings are 3rd in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Wings surrender 81.3 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 18.2 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 32.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Mytics are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 106.7, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 4th. They are 11th in the WNBA in pace with 76.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 4th. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. Washington is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 3rd in the WNBA.
Dallas is 4th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 12th in the league. The Wings are 4th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 108.8, and their defensive rating of 101.6 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 80.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 6th. As a team they are 4th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas -4
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