Seattle Storm vs Indiana Fever Prediction, 7/5/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Storm vs Indiana Fever
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Farmers Coliseum is the site where and the Indiana Fever (5-17) will play the Seattle Storm (13-8) on Tuesday.
The Seattle Storm took the court against the Atlanta Dream and went home with a loss by a final score of 90-76 in their last game. Seattle walked away from the game with a 34.9% FG percentage (22 out of 63) and made 9 of their 32 three-point attempts. At the free throw line, the Storm made 23 of their 26 shots for a percentage of 88.5%. Concerning hauling in boards, they earned 30 with 2 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 17 dimes in this game while forcing 16 turnovers and having 11 steals. With respect to defending, Seattle let their opponent shoot 47.1% from the floor on 33 of 70 shooting. Atlanta doled out 9 assists and had 7 steals in this matchup. Furthermore, Atlanta pulled down 44 rebounds (9 offensive, 35 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Atlanta finished the game shooting 89.5% from the charity stripe by burying 17 of their 19 tries. They converted 7 of 18 tries from 3-point range.
Breanna Stewart is one player who was a factor in the game. She totaled 19 points on 5 of 14 shooting. She was on the hardwood for 27 mins and totaled 5 rebounds. Stewart finished shooting 35.7% from the floor but had no assists when the time ran out.
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Seattle will enter this contest with a win-loss mark of 13-8 so far this year. The Storm are connecting on 35.8% on shots from beyond the arc (199 of 556) and 80.7% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 78.8 points per outing (9th in basketball) while shooting 41.8% from the floor. They are giving up possession 12.9 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 15.1 fouls per contest. As a unit, Seattle is pulling in 32.4 boards per contest and has racked up 459 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 3rd in the league in terms of passing the ball. When they are on defense, the Storm are forcing 15.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.0 fouls. They are surrendering 32.7% on 3-point shots and they are 2nd in the league in PPG from their opponents (76.7). The Storm defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 43.3% (330 of 358) and they concede 38.2 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are ranked 9th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 443 surrendered for the season.
In their last game, the Indiana Fever took a defeat with a final score of 73-57 when they faced the Seattle Storm. The Fever were able to corral 28 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards for a total of 35 for the contest. They also coughed up the ball 17 times, while earning 11 steals for the contest. The Storm were called for 15 fouls for the game which took the Fever to the free throw line for 23 shots. They were able to make 11 of the free throws for a percentage of 47.8%. With respect to shots from beyond the perimeter, Indiana converted 4 of their 17 attempts (23.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Fever ended up shooting 21 out of 61 from the field which gave them a rate of 34.4%. The Fever permitted the Storm to convert 25 of their 59 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 42.4% in the matchup. They shot 27.3% from beyond the perimeter by going 6 out of 22 and ended up going 17 of 23 from the charity stripe (73.9%). Regarding team rebounding, Indiana allowed Seattle to collect 39 in all (5 on the offensive side).
Queen Egbo ended up being a major contributor for the Fever for the game. She buried 5 of 8 in the game for a rate of 62.5%, and had 12 rebounds. Egbo totaled 14 points in her 27 minutes of playing time and totaled 1 assist for this contest.
Indiana has a mark of 5-17 on the year. When it comes to offensive execution, the Fever are hitting on 40.6% from the field, which ranks 12th in the league. Indiana has accumulated 1,719 points for the season (78.1 per contest) and they grab 34.4 boards per contest. They are dishing out assists 18.2 times per game (10th in basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 14.5 times per game. The Fever are responsible for committing 20.1 fouls per game while shooting 74.8% from the free throw line. The Fever on the defensive side of the court are 12th in the WNBA in PPG allowed with 88.1. The Indiana defense surrenders 36.5% on shots from beyond the perimeter (167 of 458) and opponents are making 79.7% of their free throw attempts. They surrender 21.0 assists and 35.2 boards per game, which has them ranked 11th and 8th in the WNBA. They are forcing 14.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 46.8% from the field (12th in the WNBA).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle
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