Washington Mystics vs. Seattle Storm - 5/26/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Storm vs. Mystics
WNBA Basketball: Thursday May 26, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Key Arena)
The Line: Storm -3.5 -- Over/Under: 154 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, JoeTV
The Washington Mystics and Seattle Storm square off late Thursday night at the Key Arena.
The Washington Mystics look for another win after a rough 1-3 start to the season. The Washington Mystics are averaging 76 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 86.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Tayler Hill is averaging 18 points and 3.8 assists while Emma Meesseman is averaging 13 points and six rebounds. Bria Hartley is dishing four assists and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Mystics are allowing 27.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Seattle Storm look to get back to a .500 record after a 1-2 start to the season. The Seattle Storm are averaging 72.7 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 84.7 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Jewell Loyd is averaging 21.3 points and 2.3 assists while Breanna Stewart is averaging 17 points and 10.7 rebounds. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Crystal Langhorne is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 80.7 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have split their last eight home games.
The Mystics are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Storm are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up loss. The Mystics are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Seattle and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Storm have been consistent on the offensive end and the fact they're at home should help here. The Mystics are hard to predict, but they have struggled big time outside of Washington and haven't been great defensively. I'll take the home team and the small line.