Dallas Wings vs Seattle Storm WNBA Betting Tips 7/12/2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
Alaska Airlines Arena
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Alaska Airlines Arena is the site where Natasha Howard and the Seattle Storm (8-8, 4th in the Western Conference) will take on the Dallas Wings (5-9, 6th in the Western Conference) on Friday.
The Wings have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 8-6 ATS. The Storm are covering 46.7% of the time, going 7-8 against the spread.
Valuable Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Wings have been an awful Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 2-12.
Dallas covers the spread 33.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 2-4 ATS.
Important Seattle Storm Betting Trends
Seattle covers the spread 50.0% of the time at Alaska Airlines Arena, going 4-4 against the spread.
The Storm have been an awful Over play for O/U bettors, having gone 4-12.
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
07/04/19 F/C Azura Stevens Foot is out indefinitely
06/18/19 F Glory Johnson Personal is out indefinitely
06/18/19 G Tayler Hill Knee is out indefinitely
05/20/19 G Skylar Diggins-Smith Personal 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
Arike Ogunbowale comes into this game averaging 14.1 points per contest while being on the court 27.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Wings. She grabs 2.5 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.2 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 33% while her free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Kayla Thornton averages 11.5 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.0 assists per contest and 6.0 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 36% for the year while her free throw percentage is 94%.
Natasha Howard averages 17.8 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Storm. She grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 42% and her free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Jordin Canada averages 10.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 69.4 points per game this season, which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.3 and their shooting percentage is 38% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They average 36.4 rebounds per contest and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.1 per game. The Wings allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 18.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle is 10th in the league with 73.7 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.5. The Storm are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Storm surrender 72.9 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 10th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 17.9 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Storm are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game this season.
The Wings are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 99.8, and their offensive rating of 94 is ranked 5th. They are 12th in the WNBA in pace with 73.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 12th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the WNBA. Dallas is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 9th in the WNBA.
Seattle is 5th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 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 10th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 96.7, and their defensive rating of 95.7 is ranked 11th. 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 9th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle
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