Washington Mystics vs Minnesota Lynx Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/11/2020
Game: Washington Mystics vs Minnesota Lynx
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
IMG Academy is the site where Sylvia Fowles and the Minnesota Lynx (5-2, 3rd in the Western Conference) will play the Washington Mystics (3-4, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) on Tuesday.
Myisha Hines-Allen comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while being on the court 28.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Mystics. She grabs 8.7 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.1 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 53% while her free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Ariel Atkins averages 14.1 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.0 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 89%.
Sylvia Fowles averages 16.8 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Lynx. She grabs 11.0 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 61% and her free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Napheesa Collier averages 13.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 51% and her free throw percentage is 81%.
Washington averages 85.3 points per game this season, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They average 33.4 rebounds per contest and 17.9 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 12.0 per game. The Mystics allow 81.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Minnesota is 10th in the league with 80.6 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 34.4 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 16.6. The Lynx are 8th in turnovers per game with 14.9. The Lynx surrender 78.9 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 18.7 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 29.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lynx are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per game this season.
The Mystics are 5th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 105, and their defensive rating of 100.6 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 81.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 7th. As a team they are 8th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Washington is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 3rd in the league.
Minnesota is 5th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 2nd in the league. The Lynx are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 104.4, and their defensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 77.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 8th. As a team they are 7th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
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Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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