Tulsa Shock vs. San Antonio Stars WNBA Pick, Odds, Prediction - 5/28/14
Tulsa Shock (0-2) at San Antonio Stars (2-2)
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Stars -6.5 -- Over/Under: 157 See the Latest Odds
The Tulsa Shock are still searching for their first win of the season when they take on the San Antonio Stars on Wednesday night at the AT&T Center.
The Shock are 0-2 on the season and already lost to the Stars on opening night, 80-76. On the season, the Shock average 84.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allow 87 points on 44.2 percent shooting. The Shock are one of the best offensive teams in the WNBA led by Skylar Diggins, who averages 20.5 points. The problem is the Shock struggle defensively, allowing teams to also shoot 40.6 percent from downtown. The Tulsa Shock are still 2-0 ATS overall and 1-0 ATS on the road.
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The Stars are 2-2 this season and proving to be one of the more balanced teams in the WNBA. On the season, the Stars average 73.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allow 78 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Unlike the Shock, consistent offense is an issue for the Stars, as Danielle Robinson and Jia Perkins are the only two players averaging double-digit points. However, the Stars are much better defensively and hold opponents to just 31 percent from beyond the arc, which is below league average. The San Antonio Stars are 2-2 ATS overall and 0-1 ATS at home.
The Shock are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 17-8-1 ATS in their last 26 vs. Western Conference. The Stars are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Shock are 5-15 ATS in the last 20 meetings.
The spread on this game could go either way, which is why I'm leaning the over. Both teams are above-average offensively and the over is 4-1 in Stars last 5 home games, as well as 5-0 in Shock's last 5 road games. Take the over.