Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings WNBA Parlay 7/20/2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019
College Park Center
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College Park Center is the venue where Arike Ogunbowale and the Dallas Wings (5-13, 6th in the Western Conference) will take on the Phoenix Mercury (8-8, 5th in the Western Conference) on Saturday.
The Mercury have been strong for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 6-9 ATS. The Wings are covering 55.6% of the time, going 10-8 against the spread.
Valuable Phoenix Mercury Betting Trends
The Mercury have been a bad Over choice for O/U WNBA bettors, having gone 5-11.
The Mercury are covering 37.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 3-5 ATS.
Important Dallas Wings Betting Trends
Dallas covers the spread 44.4% of the time at College Park Center, going 4-5 against the spread.
The Wings have been a bad Over choice for O/U WNBA bettors, having gone 4-14.
Key Phoenix Mercury Injuries
07/18/19 G Diana Taurasi Back is questionable Saturday vs Dallas Wings
07/16/19 F Sancho Lyttle Knee is out indefinitely
Key Dallas Wings Injuries
07/04/19 F/C Azura Stevens Foot is out indefinitely
06/18/19 G Tayler Hill Knee is out indefinitely
05/20/19 G Skylar Diggins-Smith Personal is out indefinitely
DeWanna Bonner comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Mercury. She pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 40% while her free throw percentage is currently at 94%. Brittney Griner averages 19.1 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.9 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Phoenix. Her field goal percentage is 52% for the year while her free throw percentage is 80%.
Arike Ogunbowale averages 14.5 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 34% and her free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Kayla Thornton averages 10.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 34% and her free throw percentage is 93%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 73.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 32.3 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 11.2 per game. The Mercury 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 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 17.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Dallas is 12th in the league with 70.0 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 38%, while their average scoring margin is -5.2. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 36.2 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 16.1. The Wings are 9th in turnovers per game with 12.8. The Wings surrender 75.2 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 19.0 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 6th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game this season.
The Mercury are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 98.9, and their offensive rating of 98.2 is ranked 8th. They are 11th in the WNBA in pace with 74.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 6th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. Phoenix is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 8th in the WNBA.
Dallas is 8th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 4th in the league. The Wings are 11th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 95.1, and their defensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 73.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 43% is 11th. As a team they are 11th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay Prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Phoenix and under the total points
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