Phoenix Mercury vs. Tulsa Shock - 9/13/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulsa Shock (17-16) vs. Phoenix Mercury (20-13)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday September 13, 2015 at 4:30 pm (BOK Center)
The Line: Tulsa Shock +2 -- Over/Under: 150 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Phoenix Mercury and Tulsa Shock square off Sunday afternoon at the BOK Center.
The Phoenix Mercury look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 75.2 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 73.3 points on 40.1 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 16.8 points and six rebounds while Brittney Griner is averaging 14.8 points and 8.7 rebounds. Candice Dupree is the third double-digit scorer and Monique Currie is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Phoenix Mercury have scored under 70 points in five of their last 10 games and are 0-9 SU this season when that’s the case. The Mercury better step it up once the playoffs begin. The Mercury are 7-9 SU on the road and have lost four of their last six.
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The Tulsa Shock look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Tulsa Shock are averaging 77.6 points on 38.6 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 44 percent shooting. Riquna Williams is averaging 16.1 points and 3.6 rebounds while Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.4 points and 3.6 rebounds. Plenette Pierson is dishing two assists and Karima Christmas is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Tulsa Shock have allowed 70 or less points in five of their last eight games and have won five straight when that’s the case. The Shock are 11-5 SU on their home court and have won five straight. The Sock haven’t lost a home game since August 9th.
The Mercury are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. win and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Shock are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. The Mercury are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Tulsa.
It will be interesting to see if either of these teams show up considering they'll play this week in the playoffs. Regardless, the Mercury haven't been consistent for a while. The Shock have been lights out at home. I'll take Tulsa and the free bucket.