Washington Mystics vs Indiana Fever Prediction, 5/25/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Mystics vs Indiana Fever
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
The Indiana Fever (1-4) host the Washington Mystics (1-3) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday.
The Mystics played the Fever and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 89-77 in their last contest. Washington ended the game with a 38.6% FG percentage (27 out of 70) and knocked down 9 out of their 27 3-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Mystics knocked down 14 of their 17 attempts for a rate of 82.4%. When talking about getting rebounds, they earned 32 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 15 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing 14 turnovers and having 6 steals. Concerning defending, Washington allowed 51.6% from the field on 33 of 64 shooting. Indiana totaled 26 assists and had 6 steals for this game. Furthermore, Indiana totaled 37 rebounds (7 offensive, 30 defensive) and earned 4 blocks. Indiana finished shooting 69.6% from the free throw line by making 16 of their 23 shots. They knocked down 7 of their 15 shots from downtown.
Tina Charles is someone who had an impact for this contest. She walked away with 31 points on 10 out of 22 shooting. She played 33:10 mins and collected 9 boards. Charles went 45.5% from the floor and also dished out 1 assist. An additional player that came through in this contest for the Mystics was Natasha Cloud. She grabbed 2 rebounds in her 32:38 minutes on the hardwood. She finished the contest at 28.6% from the field in this contest by hitting 2-of-7 (5 points). When the final whistle was blown, Cloud had 2 assists.
Washington steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 1-3 so far this season. They are averaging 76.0 pts per contest (10th in the WNBA) on 35.4% from the floor. The Mystics are hitting 29.3% on shots from 3-point land (34 of 116) and 86.5% from the free throw line. As a unit, Washington is snagging 38.0 boards per contest and has 63 assists so far this season, which ranks 7th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 12.0 times per contest and as a group they are committing 19.5 fouls on a nightly basis. On the defensive end, the Mystics are forcing 15.8 turnovers per game and they draw 16.8 fouls. They are surrendering 42.5% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 5th in the league in PPG allowed (80.5). The Mystics defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 44.3% (63 of 67) and they concede 37.8 boards per game as a group. They rank 9th in basketball in giving up assists with 87 relinquished on the year.
In their win over Washington, the Fever were able to pull down 30 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 37 in this matchup. They coughed it up 14 times, while getting 6 steals for the contest. The Mystics had 21 personal fouls for the contest which took the Fever to the charity stripe for 23 attempts. They were able to convert 16 of those for a percentage of 69.6%. In the matter of shots from distance, Indiana buried 7 of 15 attempts (46.7%). When the game finished, the Fever finished the game shooting 33 out of 64 from the floor which had them sitting at 51.6%. The Fever allowed the Mystics to make 27 out of their 70 attempts from the floor which left them shooting 38.6% in the matchup. They went 33.3% from 3-point land by connecting on 9 out of 27 and ended up shooting 14 out of 17 at the charity stripe (82.4%). In the matter of how they attacked the glass, Indiana allowed Washington to grab 32 overall (9 offensive).
Kelsey Mitchell pitched in for the Fever in this game. She knocked down 7 of 13 in this contest for a field goal rate of 53.8%, and totaled 4 rebounds. Mitchell earned 18 points in her 37:08 mins of playing time and had 3 dimes in this matchup. Someone else that ended up playing a role for Indiana was Danielle Robinson. She finished this one with 6 assists in 30:50 minutes played, and she knocked down 4 of 9 from the field. Robinson wrapped this one up going 44.4% from the floor and also collecting 13 points and 4 rebounds.
Indiana has a record of 1-4 this season. When it comes to executing on offense, the Fever are shooting 41.4% from the floor, which is 7th in the WNBA. Indiana has scored 387 pts on the campaign (77.4 per contest) and they average 37.4 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 17.8 times per game (9th in basketball) and they turn it over 14.8 times per contest. The Fever commit 17.4 personal fouls per contest and they go 76.2% from the free throw line. The Fever on defense are ranked 7th in the league in points given up per game with 82.2. They have given up 20.2 assists and 32.6 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 8th and 3rd in the league. The Indiana defense surrenders 43.0% on shots from beyond the arc (52 of 121) and their opponents are knocking down 78.1% of their foul shots. They have forced 13.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 44.0% from the field (8th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Washington
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free WNBA Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert WNBA Picks