Indiana Fever vs. San Antonio Stars - 6/17/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stars vs. Fever
WNBA Basketball: Friday June 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm (AT&T Center)
the Line Stars +4.5 -- Over/Under: 149.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass
The Indiana Fever and San Antonio Stars square off late Friday night at the AT&T Center.
The Indiana Fever need a strong road win after losing four of their last five games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 78.5 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 83.6 points on 47.9 percent shooting. Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 13.4 points and 1.4 assists while Tamika Catchings is averaging 11.3 points and 4.8 rebounds. Shenise Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Briann January is dishing three assists. The Indiana Fever are shooting 27.9 percent from beyond the arc and 81.4 percent from the free throw line. The Fever are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.5 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost seven of their last nine road games.
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The San Antonio Stars need another victory after a rough 2-7 start to the season. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 70.7 points on 38.8 percent shooting and allowing 77.4 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 17.1 points and 1.8 assists while Dearica Hamby is averaging 9.6 points and 6.8 rebounds. Kayla Alexander is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Moriah Jefferson is dishing 4.3 assists. The San Antonio Stars are shooting 27 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Stars are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Stars have lost 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Fever are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Stars are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Fever are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in San Antonio.
The Stars simply aren't a good basketball team and have lost to the Fever in seven of the last 10 meetings. The Stars also haven't won back to back games since July of last season. So, while the Fever aren't in good form at the moment, you have to like Indiana and the small line.