Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings Prediction, 6/7/2023 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings
Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Location: College Park Center in Arlington, TX
TV: Youtube TV
College Park Center is the site where and the Dallas Wings (3-3) will play the Phoenix Mercury (1-3) on Wednesday.
The Phoenix Mercury stepped onto the hardwood against the Los Angeles Sparks and took a loss by a score of 99-93 in their last game. Phoenix ended the contest with a 52.5% FG percentage (32 of 61) and converted 8 of their 24 3-point shots. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Mercury converted 21 of 26 shots for a rate of 80.8%. Regarding pulling down rebounds, they earned 29 with 6 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 21 assists in the matchup as well as creating 13 turnovers and getting 3 steals. In reference to the defense, Phoenix allowed their opponent to shoot 49.3% from the floor on 37 out of 75 shooting. Los Angeles totaled 8 dimes and had 8 steals in this game. On top of that, Los Angeles grabbed 29 rebounds (8 offensive, 21 defensive) and added 2 blocked shots. Los Angeles shot 89.5% at the free throw line by burying 17 of their 19 attempts. They also converted 8 of 24 tries from downtown.
Brittney Griner is someone who was a major contributor in the game. She finished with 24 points on 7 of 13 shooting. She played for 33 minutes and collected 11 rebounds. Griner finished the game shooting 53.8% from the floor and also distributed 3 assists.
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Phoenix comes into this game with a record of 1-3 on the season. They turn the ball over 18.8 times per game and as a unit are committing 21.8 fouls per game. As a team, Phoenix is pulling down 31.3 boards per game and is sitting with 79 assists on the year, which is 11th in the league in terms of passing the rock. The Mercury are connecting on 36.4% on 3-point shots (32 of 88) and 82.8% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 80.8 points per contest (5th in the league) while going 45.9% from the floor. When they are on defense, the Mercury have forced 10.3 turnovers per contest and they draw 21.5 personal fouls. They give up 32.9% on shots from downtown while they are 11th in the league in PPG from their opponents (87.3). The Mercury are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 42.4% (122 of 288) and they concede 31.3 boards per game as a group. They currently rank 1st in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 78 surrendered this season.
When they last played, the Dallas Wings took a defeat with a final score of 80-74 when they faced the Connecticut Sun. The Wings collected 22 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 33 in this contest. They turned it over 17 times, while recording 6 steals for the contest. The Sun were called for 18 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Wings to the charity stripe for 19 attempts. They were able to bury 17 of the free throws for a rate of 89.5%. When it comes to shots from downtown, Dallas made 9 of their 26 attempts (34.6%). When this game wrapped up, the Wings finished 24 out of 65 from the field which gave them a rate of 36.9%. The Wings allowed the Sun to make 28 of 62 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.2% in the matchup. They shot 31.3% from three-point range by going 5 out of 16 and ended up going 19 out of 23 from the free throw line (82.6%). In relation to cleaning the glass, Dallas permitted Connecticut to snag 34 in all (6 offensive).
Satou Sabally ended up being a factor for the Wings for the contest. She converted 8 of 17 for this contest for a field goal percentage of 47.1%, and accumulated 14 rebounds. Sabally earned 26 points in her 40 mins of playing time and earned 1 assist for the matchup.
Dallas has a win-loss mark of 3-3 so far this season. As an offensive unit, the Wings are hitting on 40.4% from the floor, which is 9th in the league. Dallas has totaled 510 points this season (85.0 per game) and they pull in 36.3 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 17.5 times per game (10th in basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.5 times per contest. The Wings are committing 20.2 fouls per contest and they go 88.5% from the free throw line. The Wings defensively are ranked 8th in the WNBA in PPG given up with 84.5. They have given up 19.0 dimes and 38.5 boards on a nightly basis, which is 7th and 11th in basketball. The Dallas defense gives up 35.1% on shots from beyond the arc (47 of 134) and their opposition knocks down 86.2% of their shots from the free throw line. They are able to force 15.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 41.6% from the field (8th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Dallas
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