Atlanta Dream vs Seattle Storm WNBA Parlay 7/5/2019
Friday, July 5, 2019
Alaska Airlines Arena
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Alaska Airlines Arena is the venue where Natasha Howard and the Seattle Storm (8-7, 3rd in the Western Conference) will play the Atlanta Dream (2-9, 6th in the Eastern Conference) on Friday.
The Dream have been a lousy choice for WNBA wagerers, having gone 3-8 ATS. The Storm are covering the spread 50.0% of the time, going 7-7 against the spread.
Valuable Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Dream have been a less than ideal Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 5-6.
The Dream are covering the spread 25.0% of the time as the away team, having gone 1-3 ATS.
Important Seattle Storm Betting Trends
Seattle is covering 50.0% of the time at Alaska Airlines Arena, going 4-4 against the spread.
The Storm have been a terrible Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 4-11.
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
06/17/19 G Alex Bentley Personal is out indefinitely
05/10/19 F Angel McCoughtry Knee is out indefinitely
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
06/27/19 G Jewell Loyd Ankle is out indefinitely
05/21/19 G Sue Bird Knee is out indefinitely
05/19/19 F Breanna Stewart ACL is out for season
Brittney Sykes comes into this contest averaging 11.0 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Dream. She pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 40% while her free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Tiffany Hayes averages 12.1 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Atlanta. Her field goal percentage is 39% for the year while her free throw percentage is 69%.
Natasha Howard averages 17.7 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Storm. She grabs 8.9 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 42% and her free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jordin Canada averages 9.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage is 69%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 69.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -11.0 and their shooting percentage is 37% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.9 per game. The Dream allow 80.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.7 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 19.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle is 10th in the league with 74.2 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 32.9 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.7. The Storm are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Storm surrender 72.7 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 17.8 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Storm are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game this season.
The Dream are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 104.9, and their offensive rating of 90.7 is ranked 2nd. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 77.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 12th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. Atlanta is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 4th in the WNBA.
Seattle is 6th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 3rd in the league. The Storm are 9th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 97.4, and their defensive rating of 95.4 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 76.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 10th. As a team they are 8th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay Prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta and under the total points
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