Seattle Storm vs. Indiana Fever - 6/12/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fever vs. Storm
WNBA Basketball: Sunday June 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line Fever -5.5 -- Over/Under: 162 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSI
The Seattle Storm and Indiana Fever clash early Sunday afternoon at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on NBATV.
The Seattle Storm could use a nice road win after a rough 3-6 start to the season. The Seattle Storm are averaging 79.7 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 83.1 points on 45 percent shooting. Jewell Loyd is averaging 17.1 points and three assists while Breanna Stewart is averaging 15.7 points and 10.1 rebounds. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Alysha Clark is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 80.9 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have lost six of their last seven road games.
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The Indiana Fever look for a big home victory in order to get back to a .500 record. The Indiana Fever are averaging 79.2 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 82.6 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 14.1 points and 1.6 assists while Shenise Johnson is averaging 10.8 points and 5.2 rebounds. Tamika Catchings is the third double-digit scorer and Erica Wheeler is dishing 2.8 assists. The Indiana Fever are shooting 28.9 percent from beyond the arc and 80.4 percent from the free throw line. The Fever are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.4 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have won five of their last seven home games.
The Storm are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest. The Fever are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Storm are 3-13 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Indiana and 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Fever have beaten the Storm in five straight meetings, including a double-digit victory on the first of this month. Indiana plays really well on its home court, and the Storm don't look good at all outside of Seattle. The Fever should be able to win this at home and cover the small number.