Seattle Storm vs. New York Liberty - 9/7/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Liberty vs. Storm
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday September 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Madison Square Garden)
The Line: Liberty -7.5 -- Over/Under: 158.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, MSG+
The Seattle Storm and New York Liberty meet Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Seattle Storm look for some consistency after splitting their last 16 games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 80.6 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 81.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 18.2 points and 9.3 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 17 points and 3.4 assists. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Crystal Langhorne is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 82.9 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The New York Liberty hope to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 82.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 79.8 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 21.1 points and 9.9 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 14.7 points and 2.4 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing 2.2 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.9 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.1 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won five of their last six home games.
The Storm are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Liberty are 5-17 ATS in their last 22 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Storm are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in New York and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Storm continue to struggle on the road and now play a team that's beaten them in eight straight meetings. The Storm have not won a game against the Liberty since August of 2012. So, New York has to be the pick here.