Washington Mystics vs. Atlanta Dream - 6/5/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dream vs. Mystics
WNBA Basketball: Sunday June 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Dream -11 -- Over/Under: 165.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FOX Sports Southeast
The Washington Mystics and Atlanta Dream meet early Sunday afternoon at the Philips Arena.
The Washington Mystics could use a win after a rough 2-6 start to the season. The Washington Mystics are averaging 76.9 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 88.2 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Tayler Hill is averaging 15.3 points and 2.5 assists while Emma Meesseman is averaging 13.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Ivory Latta is the third double-digit scorer and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Mystics are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have lost six of their last eight road games.
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The Atlanta Dream look for another victory after a strong 6-1 start to the season. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 85.7 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 80.4 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.3 points and 2.4 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 16.7 points and 4.9 rebounds. Layshia Clarendon is the third double-digit scorer and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have won six of their last eight home games.
The Mystics are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games. The Dream are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 17-5 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Mystics are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta and 5-16 ATS in the last 21 meetings overall.
The Dream are clearly the better team right now and are playing with a ton of confidence. However, this is a lot of points to give a Washington club that has two road wins and can put the ball in the hoop. Don't love this game but if forced to pick, I'd side with the points here.