Dallas Wings vs Seattle Storm Prediction, 6/6/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Seattle Storm
Date: Sunday, June 6, 2021
Location: Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, WA
Angel of the Winds Arena is the venue where and the Seattle Storm (6-1) will play the Dallas Wings (2-4) on Sunday.
The Dallas Wings stepped onto the hardwood against the Los Angeles Sparks and walked away with a win by a score of 79-69 in their last game. Dallas walked away from the game with a 39.4% field goal percentage (26 of 66) and buried 10 of 28 shots from downtown. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Wings converted 17 of 18 attempts for a rate of 94.4%. When it comes to rebounding, they collected a total of 41 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also distributed 21 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and having 5 steals. In terms of defending, Dallas allowed the other team to shoot 37.5% from the floor on 24 out of 64 shooting. Los Angeles distributed 4 assists and had 5 steals in this matchup. Moreover, Los Angeles had 24 rebounds (4 offensive, 20 defensive) and earned 10 blocked shots. Los Angeles went 91.7% from the free throw line by making 11 of 12 attempts. They also made 10 out of their 30 attempts from beyond the perimeter.
Arike Ogunbowale is one player who was a major factor for this game. She ended up walking away with 14 points on 3 of 12 shooting. She played for 32:33 mins and totaled 4 rebounds. Ogunbowale walked away from this one shooting 25.0% from the field and dished out 2 dimes. An additional player that was a major factor in the matchup for the Wings was Moriah Jefferson. She pulled down 6 rebounds in her 30:53 minutes on the court. She finished 44.4% from the floor in this game by going 4-of-9 (10 points). When the final whistle blew, Jefferson had 6 assists.
Dallas steps onto the court with a win-loss record of 2-4 this year. The Wings are connecting on 37.2% on 3-pointers (54 of 145) and 82.3% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 88.5 points per game (3rd in the league) while going 43.4% from the floor. They turn it over 14.0 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 22.2 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Dallas is pulling in 38.0 boards per contest and has racked up 107 dimes this year, which ranks 8th in the WNBA in terms of passing. On the defensive end, the Wings are able to force 11.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.0 fouls. They are ranked 3rd in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 112 relinquished this season. The Wings defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.4% (71 of 114) and they relinquish 35.0 rebounds per contest as a unit. They give up 32.2% on three-point shots and they are 11th in the league in points per game allowed (86.3).
For their last game, the Seattle Storm took home the win by a final score of 88-73 when they faced the Indiana Fever. The Storm snagged 29 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds for a total of 37 in this contest. They also turned it over 11 times, while earning 5 steals for the game. The Fever committed 19 fouls in the matchup which got the Storm to the free throw line for a total of 24 shots. They were able to make 21 of those for a percentage of 87.5%. Pertaining to shooting from beyond the arc, Seattle made 11 of 22 attempts (50.0%). When all was said and done, the Storm walked away from this one shooting 28 for 66 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.4%. The Storm permitted the Fever to knock down 29 of their 74 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 39.2% for the contest. They went 23.5% from distance by shooting 4 of 17 and finished the contest at 11 of 14 at the charity stripe (78.6%). In reference to rebounding, Seattle permitted Indiana to get 35 overall (8 offensive).
Jewell Loyd pitched in for the Storm for this game. She buried 5 of 15 for the matchup for a field goal rate of 33.3%, and had 2 rebounds. Loyd tallied 18 points in her 33:48 minutes on the court and earned 5 dimes in this matchup. Someone else who came through for Seattle was Breanna Stewart. She ended up walking away with 3 dimes in 29:14 minutes on the court, and she shot 8 of 17 from the field. Stewart finished going 47.1% from the field in addition to earning 28 points and 6 total rebounds.
Seattle has a mark of 6-1 on the season. On the offensive side of the ball, the Storm are shooting 45.2% from the field, which is ranked 2nd in basketball. Seattle has totaled 627 points for the season (89.6 per contest) and they snag 37.4 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 21.7 times per game (1st in basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 11.6 times per contest. The Storm are responsible for committing 15.3 fouls per game and they hit 81.7% from the charity stripe. The Storm on the defensive end are ranked 8th in basketball in PPG surrendered with 83.7. They are forcing 12.4 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 44.3% from the floor (10th in the WNBA). The Seattle defense surrenders 30.9% from downtown (42 of 136) and their opponents are converting on 79.3% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 21.1 assists and 36.1 rebounds per contest, which is 12th and 9th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Dallas
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