Dallas Wings vs Washington Mystics Prediction, 5/13/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Washington Mystics
Date: Friday, May 13, 2022
Location: Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports
The Washington Mystics (3-0) play the Dallas Wings (0-1) at Entertainment and Sports Arena on Friday.
The Dallas Wings faced off with the Atlanta Dream and took a loss by a final of 66-59 in their last game. Dallas walked away from the game having earned a 24.3% field goal percentage (17 of 70) and knocked down 4 of their 19 shots from 3-point land. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Wings buried 21 of 27 attempts for a rate of 77.8%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they collected 39 with 11 of them being offensive. They also doled out 9 assists for the matchup while forcing 21 turnovers and earning 12 steals. In reference to the defense, Dallas allowed the other team to go 31.7% from the field on 20 out of 63 shooting. Atlanta distributed 9 assists and had 10 steals in this game. Furthermore, Atlanta collected 47 rebounds (9 offensive, 38 defensive) and had 9 blocks. Atlanta finished shooting 86.4% from the free throw line by making 19 of 22 tries. They also converted 7 of 27 attempts from beyond the perimeter.
Allisha Gray is one player who came through for the game. She ended up scoring 12 points on 3 out of 12 shooting. She played for 33 mins and snagged 9 rebounds. Gray finished the game at 25.0% from the field and also distributed 2 assists.
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Dallas will play this contest with a win-loss record of 0-1 on the year. They are giving up possession 17.0 times per contest and as a group they are committing 19.0 fouls per game. As a unit, Dallas is snagging 39.0 rebounds per contest and has totaled 9 dimes for the year, which is 12th in the league in terms of passing. The Wings are shooting 21.1% on shots from beyond the arc (4 of 19) and 77.8% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 59.0 points per game (12th in basketball) while shooting 24.3% from the floor. On the defensive end, the Wings have forced 21.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 24.0 fouls. The Wings are giving up a field goal percentage of 31.7% (20 of 63) and they concede 47.0 boards per game as a squad. They currently rank 1st in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 11 conceded on the year. They are giving up 25.9% from 3-point land and they are 1st in the league in opponents points per game (66.0).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Washington Mystics walked away with a victory by a final of 89-76 when they played the Las Vegas Aces. The Mystics snagged 30 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 38 for the game. They gave up possession 9 times, while recording 10 steals in the game. The Aces committed 16 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Mystics to the free throw line for a total of 17 attempts. They were able to make 14 of them for a clip of 82.4%. With respect to shots from beyond the perimeter, Washington made 9 out of 27 tries (33.3%). When the game finished, the Mystics shot 33 for 74 from the field which gave them a rate of 44.6%. The Mystics allowed the Aces to make 27 of their 65 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 41.5% for the matchup. They finished 35.3% from distance by going 6 of 17 and ended up going 16 of 18 at the free throw line (88.9%). In reference to rebounding, Washington permitted Las Vegas to snag 34 in total (5 on the offensive side).
Myisha Hines-Allen ended up having an impact for the Mystics in the matchup. She converted 6 of 13 for this contest giving her a field goal percentage of 46.2%, and had 8 rebounds. Hines-Allen recorded 15 points in her 29 minutes on the hardwood and accounted for 8 assists in this contest.
Washington has a mark of 3-0 on the campaign. The Mystics have committed 17.0 fouls per contest and they connect on 90.0% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 20.7 times per game (5th in basketball) and they are giving up possession 10.3 times per game. Washington has 251 pts for the year (83.7 per contest) and they pull in 35.7 rebounds per game. As an offensive team, the Mystics are connecting on 43.9% from the floor, which is ranked 4th in the league. The Mystics on the defensive side of the court are 3rd in basketball in PPG given up with 70.7. They surrender 16.7 assists and 37.3 boards on a nightly basis, which is 3rd and 8th in basketball. The Washington defense allows 29.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter (16 of 54) and their opposition knocks down 75.0% of their free throw shots. They are able to force 15.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 39.4% from the field (3rd in the WNBA).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Dallas
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