Dallas Wings vs Washington Mystics Prediction, 9/6/2020 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Washington Mystics
Date: Sunday, September 6, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Leilani Mitchell and the Washington Mystics (5-12, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) play the Dallas Wings (6-12, 6th in the Western Conference) at IMG Academy on Sunday.
Arike Ogunbowale comes into this contest averaging 21.3 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wings. She pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 41% while her free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Satou Sabally averages 12.7 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 34% for the year while her free throw percentage is 90%.
Leilani Mitchell averages 9.5 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year for the Mystics. She grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Myisha Hines-Allen averages 15.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 78%.
Dallas averages 81.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 33.2 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 11.3 per game. The Wings allow 85.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 19.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Washington is 11th in the league with 78.6 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -3.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 32.2 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 18.8. The Mystics are 10th in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Mystics surrender 82.3 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 18.9 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 34.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mystics are 7th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season.
The Wings are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 104.5, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 77.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 10th. As a team they are 10th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Dallas is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 4th in the league.
Washington is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 1st in the WNBA. The Mystics are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 105.6, and their offensive rating of 100.9 is ranked 5th. They are 11th in the WNBA in pace with 77.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 9th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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