Washington Mystics at Seattle Storm WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/8/2018
Sunday, July 8, 2018
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The Washington Mystics travel to Key Arena to play the Seattle Storm on Sunday, July 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle as 6.5 point favorites.
The Mytics have a record of 11-6. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of 3.2 as they average 84.2 points per game while giving up 81.0 per contest. The Storm have an overall record of 14-5. They are 2nd in the Western Conference. They average 86.6 points per game and surrender 78.9, good for a point differential of 7.7.
Valuable Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 4-7 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 4-3 against the over/under
Important Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Seattle Storm are 5-6 against the spread
The Seattle Storm are 3-2 against the over/under
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
No key injuries to report
Elena Delle Donne comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Mytics. She pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 48% while her free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Elena Delle Donne averages 20.5 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.5 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 93%.
Breanna Stewart averages 21.8 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year for the Storm. She grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 55% and her free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Breanna Stewart averages 21.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 55% and her free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 84.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 31.9 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.7 per game. The Mytics allow 81.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 18.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle is 1st in the league with 86.6 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.7. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 20.9. The Storm are 9th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Storm surrender 78.9 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 16.5 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Storm 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 104.9, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 5th. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 77.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 4th. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% 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 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 5th in the WNBA.
Seattle is 8th in the league 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 47%, which is 9th in the WNBA. The Storm are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 101.6, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 8th. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 77.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 1st. As a unit they are 2nd 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.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seattle -6.5
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