Seattle Storm vs Washington Mystics Prediction, 7/31/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Storm vs Washington Mystics
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2022
Location: Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: Amazon Prime
Entertainment and Sports Arena is the site where and the Washington Mystics (18-11) will play the Seattle Storm (18-11) on Sunday.
The Seattle Storm stepped onto the hardwood against the Connecticut Sun and took a loss by a score of 88-83 in their last contest. Seattle wrapped up the contest having earned a 48.4% field goal percentage (31 of 64) and buried 9 of their 19 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the charity stripe, the Storm made 12 of their 14 tries for a percentage of 85.7%. When discussing rebounding, they earned 28 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 18 assists in this contest while forcing 16 turnovers and having 9 steals. In reference to defending, Seattle allowed the other team to go 48.5% from the floor on 32 out of 66 shooting. Connecticut recorded 7 dimes and had 9 steals in this contest. Moreover, Connecticut snagged 31 boards (7 offensive, 24 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Connecticut finished the game shooting 88.9% at the free throw line by making 16 of their 18 attempts. They also made 8 of 19 shots from long range.
Gabby Williams is a player who had an impact in this game. She left the arena with 16 points on 6 out of 11 shooting. She played for 27 mins and snagged 9 boards. Williams ended up shooting 54.5% from the floor and also totaled 4 dimes.
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Seattle steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 18-11 this season. They average 80.6 pts per game (8th in basketball) while shooting 43.1% from the field. The Storm are hitting 35.2% on three-point attempts (259 of 735) and 82.6% from the charity stripe. As a team, Seattle is pulling down 33.4 rebounds per game and has 633 assists for the year, which is 2nd in the WNBA in terms of passing the ball. They are turning it over 12.9 times per game and as a group are committing 15.4 personal fouls per game. When they are on defense, the Storm are forcing 15.1 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.7 personal fouls. The Storm defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 42.6% (439 of 484) and they surrender 37.3 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They currently rank 8th in the WNBA in giving up assists with 589 conceded on the year. They are conceding 32.1% on shots from distance while they are 2nd in the league in opponents points per game (76.7).
When they last stepped on the court, the Washington Mystics took home the win by a final score of 87-77 when they faced the Dallas Wings. The Mystics corralled 22 defensive boards and 4 offensive rebounds totaling 26 in this matchup. They also coughed up the ball 16 times, while getting 7 steals for the matchup. The Wings committed 20 personal fouls in this contest which got the Mystics to the charity stripe for 24 attempts. They were able to make 16 of the free throw tries for a rate of 66.7%. When it comes to shots from beyond the arc, Washington knocked down 9 out of 15 tries (60.0%). Overall, the Mystics walked away from this one shooting 31 for 55 from the field which gave them a percentage of 56.4%. The Mystics allowed the Wings to knock down 28 of 73 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 38.4% for the matchup. They shot 22.7% from behind the 3-point line by hitting 5 of 22 and finished the contest at 16 of 27 at the charity stripe (59.3%). In relation to rebounds, Washington permitted Dallas to grab 37 overall (17 offensive).
Natasha Cloud ended up being a major contributor for the Mystics in this matchup. She made 4 out of 11 in the matchup giving her a field goal percentage of 36.4%, and earned 4 rebounds. Cloud scored 14 points in her 33 minutes on the hardwood and earned 7 assists in the game.
Washington has a win-loss mark of 18-11 for the season. The Mystics commit 16.1 personal fouls per contest while shooting 77.1% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 20.1 times per contest (7th in the WNBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.2 times per game. Washington has accounted for 2,314 points on the campaign (79.8 per game) and they average 35.0 rebounds per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Mystics are shooting 43.8% from the field, which is ranked 6th in the league. The Mystics defensively are ranked 1st in the league in PPG allowed with 75.0. They have given up 18.1 assists and 34.0 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 1st and 5th in the WNBA. The Washington defense surrenders 33.0% on shots from behind the 3-point line (208 of 631) and opponents are connecting on 75.3% of their foul shots. They are forcing their opponents into 14.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 42.5% from the field (2nd in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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