Seattle Storm vs. Dallas Wings - 6/16/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wings vs. Storm
WNBA Basketball: Thursday June 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm (College Park Center)
The Line: Wings -4 -- Over/Under: 166.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FSSW
The Seattle Storm and Dallas Wings clash late Thursday night at the College Park Center.
The Seattle Storm could use a strong road win after losing five of their last eight games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 79.7 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 83 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Jewell Loyd is averaging 17.4 points and 2.5 assists while Breanna Stewart is averaging 15.2 points and 10.1 rebounds. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Alysha Clark is grabbing four rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 82.1 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have lost seven of their last nine road games.
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The Dallas Wings are desperate for a victory in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Dallas Wings are averaging 81.3 points on 38.8 percent shooting and allowing 86.1 points on 48.5 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 15.7 points and 3.9 assists while Karima Christmas is averaging 13.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. Aerial Powers is the third double-digit scorer and Plenette Pierson is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Wings are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have lost four straight home games.
The Storm are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The Wings are 9-24-1 ATS in their last 34 Thursday games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 home games. The over is 9-2 in the last 11 meetings in Dallas.
The Wings are too talented of a team to continue losing games the way they are and they have beaten the Storm in five of the last seven meetings. Dallas should be able to win this game at home and cover the small line.