Dallas Wings vs Washington Mystics WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/9/2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Entertainment and Sports Arena
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Allisha Gray and the Dallas Wings (0-3, 6th in the Western Conference) go to Entertainment and Sports Arena on Sunday where they'll meet the Washington Mystics (3-1, 2nd in the Eastern Conference).
The Wings have been a strong pick for basketball bettors, having gone 2-1 ATS. The Mystics cover the spread 50.0% of the time, going 2-2 against the spread.
Valuable Dallas Wings Betting Trends
The Wings have been a bad Over choice for over/under WNBA bettors, having gone 0-3.
The Wings cover the spread 50.0% of the time on the road, having gone 1-1 ATS.
Important Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Mystics cover the spread 0% of the time at Entertainment and Sports Arena, going 0-2 against the spread.
The Mystics have been a rough Under choice for over/under WNBA bettors, having gone 3-1.
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
05/20/19 G Skylar Diggins-Smith Personal is out indefinitely
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/30/19 G Kiara Leslie Knee is out indefinitely
Allisha Gray comes into this game averaging 10.3 points per contest while being on the court 25.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Wings. She grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and hands out 3.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 52% while her free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Arike Ogunbowale averages 9.7 points per game in 22.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.0 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 28% for the year while her free throw percentage is 75%.
Emma Meesseman averages 13.3 points per game while playing 23.0 minutes per contest this year for the Mystics. She grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 66% and her free throw percentage currently is at 50%. Ariel Atkins averages 11.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas averages 67.7 points per game this season, which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.3 and their shooting percentage is 36% as a team, which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 12th in the WNBA. They average 36.0 rebounds per contest and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 12.3 per game. The Wings allow 75.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 1st in the league with 90.5 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the WNBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 34.0 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 23.5. The Mystics are 12th in turnovers per game with 10.8. The Mystics surrender 82.3 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 15.8 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mystics are 5th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Wings are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 90.8 is ranked 5th. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 74.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 39% is 12th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 43% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA. Dallas is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 9th in the WNBA.
Washington is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 3rd in the WNBA. The Mystics are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 117.6 is ranked 3rd. They are 9th in the WNBA in pace with 76.9 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 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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