San Antonio Stars vs. Washington Mystics - 8/5/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Mystics (11-7) vs. San Antonio Stars (6-15)
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday August 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Mystics -9 -- Over/Under: 149 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, Monumental
The San Antonio Stars and Washington Mystics square off Wednesday night at the Verizon Center.
The San Antonio Stars need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 72 points on 41.8 percent shooting and are allowing 77.6 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 13.9 points and 2.1 assists while Sophia Young-Malcolm is averaging 13 points and 5.1 rebounds. Jia Perkins is grabbing three rebounds and Danielle Robinson is dishing five assists. The San Antonio Stars are coming off a Tuesday loss to the Connecticut Sun in which they allowed 48 percent shooting. The Stars are 1-11 SU when allowing 75 or more points this season. The Stars are 0-10 SU on the road this season.
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The Washington Mystics look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 74.6 points on 42.1 percent shooting and are allowing 70.7 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Stefanie Dolson is averaging 13.3 points and 7.3 rebounds while Emma Meesseman is averaging 12.3 points and 7.1 rebounds. Ivory Latta is the third double-digit scorer and Kia Vaughn is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Washington Mystics have allowed 74 or less points in four straight games and are allowing 29.6 percent shooting from deep. The Mystics are 9-4 SU when allowing 75 or less points. The Mystics are 6-3 SU on their home court and have won three straight.
The Stars are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Mystics are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Stars are 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Washington and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
Washington has had rest and is playing a Stars team that just got beat up and has yet to win on the road. When you add in the fact the Mystics just beat the hell out of the Stars a few days ago on the road, um, this could get ugly. The only pick here is taking Washington and the chalk.