Washington Mystics vs Atlanta Dream Prediction, 6/13/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Mystics vs Atlanta Dream
Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021
Location: Gateway Center Arena in College Park, GA
The Washington Mystics (4-5) go to Gateway Center Arena on Sunday where they'll take on the Atlanta Dream (4-5).
The Washington Mystics played the Los Angeles Sparks and earned the victory with a final of 89-71 in their last game. Washington walked away from the game having earned a 42.3% field goal percentage (30 of 71) and made 11 of their 26 shots from distance. From the free throw line, the Mystics converted 18 of their 22 shots for a percentage of 81.8%. In regard to hauling in boards, they compiled 43 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 18 dimes in this game in addition to forcing the other team into 11 turnovers and having 4 steals. Concerning defense, Washington allowed the other team to go 32.8% from the floor on 22 out of 67 shooting. Los Angeles totaled 9 assists and had 6 steals for the contest. Moreover, Los Angeles had 31 rebounds (9 offensive, 22 defensive) and had 4 rejections. Los Angeles ended up shooting 67.9% at the free throw line by converting 19 of their 28 attempts. They also made 8 of their 23 attempts from three-point range.
Natasha Cloud is one player who was a factor for the game. She totaled 8 points on 2 out of 5 shooting. She played for 31:10 minutes played and also totaled 4 boards. Cloud finished the game at 40.0% from the floor and earned 5 dimes. Someone else that was a major factor in the game for the Mystics was Ariel Atkins. She pulled down 5 rebounds in 29:03 min on the court. She walked away from this one shooting 70.0% from the floor for this game by connecting on 7-of-10 (23 points). Overall, Atkins totaled 3 assists.
Washington will enter this contest with a win-loss record of 4-5 for the campaign. The Mystics are hitting 33.2% on 3-pointers (83 of 250) and 85.7% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 81.9 points per contest (5th in basketball) while going 39.9% from the floor. They turn the ball over 11.6 times per game and as a group they are committing 20.2 fouls per game. As a team, Washington is collecting 35.3 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 166 dimes so far this year, which is 8th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. When they are on the defensive end, the Mystics are able to force 14.9 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.1 personal fouls. The Mystics defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 43.0% (134 of 163) and they concede 36.3 boards per contest as a group. They are 7th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 177 surrendered for the year. They are relinquishing 39.0% on shots from distance while they are 5th in basketball in opponents points per game (80.6).
When they last stepped on the court, the Atlanta Dream walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 95-71 against the Seattle Storm. The Dream corralled 26 defensive boards and 16 offensive boards for a total of 42 for the contest. They also turned it over 12 times, while earning 9 steals in the matchup. The Storm earned 16 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Dream to the charity stripe for 13 tries. They were able to convert 10 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 76.9%. When talking about 3-pointers, Atlanta made 3 out of their 26 attempts (11.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Dream ended up going 29 for 82 from the field which had them at 35.4%. The Dream permitted the Storm to bury 35 of their 64 attempts from the floor which left them with a rate of 54.7% for this contest. They wrapped up this game 54.5% from beyond the arc by connecting on 12 out of 22 and walked away from this one shooting 13 out of 16 from the free throw line (81.3%). Regarding cleaning the glass, Atlanta allowed Seattle to pull down 32 in all (3 offensive).
Courtney Williams ended up being a major contributor for the Dream in the matchup. She buried 4 of 15 for the game for a field goal rate of 26.7%, and had 5 rebounds. Williams racked up 8 points in her 30:41 minutes of playing time and had 6 assists in this matchup. Someone else who was a determining factor for Atlanta was Odyssey Sims. She walked away with 5 assists in 30:18 mins played, and she knocked down 4 out of 17 from the field. Sims wrapped this one up going 23.5% from the floor in addition to collecting 8 points and 5 rebounds.
Atlanta has a record of 4-5 this season. The Dream are committing 21.0 fouls per game and they hit 69.8% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 17.9 times per game (11th in basketball) and they turn it over 13.6 times per contest. Atlanta has totaled 743 points on the year (82.6 per game) and they snag 35.2 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Dream are hitting on 41.5% from the field, which has them ranked 8th in basketball. The Dream defensively are ranked 11th in basketball in PPG surrendered with 87.6. The Atlanta defense surrenders 39.4% on shots from behind the 3-point line (78 of 198) and opponents are converting on 81.3% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 21.4 assists and 36.3 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 12th and 9th in the league. They are forcing their opponents into 17.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 45.9% from the field (11th in the WNBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta
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