Indiana Fever vs Seattle Storm Prediction, 6/1/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Fever vs Seattle Storm
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Location: Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, WA
The Indiana Fever (1-6) are headed to Angel of the Winds Arena on Tuesday where they'll take on the Seattle Storm (5-1).
The Indiana Fever faced the Las Vegas Aces and took a loss by a score of 113-77 in their last game. Indiana wrapped up the game having earned a 39.4% FG percentage (26 out of 66) and knocked down 4 out of their 16 three-point shots. At the free throw line, the Fever converted 21 of their 24 tries for a rate of 87.5%. In terms of rebounding, they collected 34 with 9 of them being offensive. They also dished out 15 dimes for this game while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and getting 4 steals. Pertaining to defending, Indiana allowed their opponent to shoot 55.1% from the floor on 38 of 69 shooting. Las Vegas doled out 3 dimes and had 12 steals in the matchup. In addition, Las Vegas had 32 boards (3 offensive, 29 defensive) and added 4 rejections. Las Vegas ended up shooting 76.9% at the free throw line by making 30 of 39 attempts. They made 7 of their 15 attempts from downtown.
Kelsey Mitchell is someone who was a factor for the matchup. She accounted for 13 points on 4 of 16 shooting. She played for 30:43 mins and totaled 2 rebounds. Mitchell finished shooting 25.0% from the floor and also recorded 4 assists. An additional player that was a major contributor in the matchup for the Fever was Teaira McCowan. She totaled 10 rebounds in her 30:31 minutes on the court. She finished 60.0% from the floor in this game by connecting on 3-of-5 (13 points). At the conclusion of this game, McCowan tallied 1 assist.
Indiana heads into this one with a record of 1-6 so far this year. They turn it over 15.3 times per game and as a unit they are committing 17.9 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Indiana is snagging 36.3 boards per contest and has accounted for 125 assists for the year, which ranks 4th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Fever are shooting 27.4% on 3-point shots (32 of 117) and 78.8% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 76.1 pts per game (10th in the league) while hitting 41.5% from the field. On defense, the Fever are forcing 11.9 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.7 personal fouls. The Fever are giving up a FG percentage of 46.5% (83 of 131) and they relinquish 31.6 boards per contest as a group. They rank 12th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 149 conceded this year. They give up 43.3% on shots from beyond the arc while they are 11th in the WNBA in PPG allowed (87.0).
The last time they took the court, the Seattle Storm got the victory with a final of 82-72 when they faced the Minnesota Lynx. The Storm were able to corral 27 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 35 for the game. They also turned the ball over 12 times, while earning 8 steals in the game. The Lynx were called for 12 fouls in this game which took the Storm to the charity stripe for a total of 8 tries. They were able to make 8 of the free throws for a rate of 100.0%. When it comes to 3-pointers, Seattle converted 4 of 17 attempts (23.5%). At the conclusion of this game, the Storm finished 35 for 72 from the field which had them at 48.6%. The Storm permitted the Lynx to knock down 25 of 67 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 37.3% in this matchup. They went 24.0% from distance via 6 out of 25 and finished the game at 16 out of 18 at the free throw line (88.9%). When it comes to attacking the glass, Seattle permitted Minnesota to grab 32 overall (7 on the offensive side).
Breanna Stewart ended up being important for the Storm for the game. She buried 5 of 9 for the game giving her a rate of 55.6%, and earned 8 rebounds. Stewart scored 15 points in her 25:35 minutes on the hardwood, but wasn't able to earn an assist. Another player that was important for Seattle was Jewell Loyd. She walked away with 5 dimes in her 24:08 mins on the court, and she put in 5 of 12 from the floor. Loyd walked away from this one going 41.7% from the floor in addition to notching 12 points and 2 total rebounds.
Seattle has a win-loss mark of 5-1 this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Storm are shooting 45.6% from the field, which is ranked 2nd in the WNBA. Seattle has scored 539 pts for the year (89.8 per game) and they average 37.5 boards per game. They are earning an assist 21.7 times per game (1st in the league) and they cough up possession 11.7 times per contest. The Storm commit 15.0 fouls per contest and they go 80.4% from the free throw line. The Storm defensively are ranked 10th in the WNBA in points given up per game with 85.5. The Seattle defense surrenders 31.9% on 3-point attempts (38 of 119) and opponents are connecting on 79.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They concede 21.2 assists and 36.3 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 10th and 7th in the WNBA. They have forced 13.0 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 45.2% from the floor (9th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle
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