Minnesota Lynx vs. Washington Mystics - 6/26/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mystics vs. Lynx
WNBA Basketball: Sunday June 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line Mystics +8 -- Over/Under: 161 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, Monumental
The Minnesota Lynx and Washington Mystics square off Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
The Minnesota Lynx hope to bounce back from their first loss of the season on Friday. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 85.8 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 75.2 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 19.4 points and 4.8 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.8 points and 8.7 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.8 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. The Lynx are allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have won eight straight road games.
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The Washington Mystics look to keep rolling after winning five of their last seven games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 81.5 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 84.7 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Tayler Hill is averaging 15.7 points and 2.6 assists while Emma Meesseman is averaging 14.8 points and 6.2 rebounds. Ivory Latta is the third double-digit scorer and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Mystics are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have lost six of their last eight home games.
The Lynx are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Mystics are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Lynx are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Washington and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Minnesota Lynx just beat the Mystics on the road a couple of weeks ago and should be upset after losing their first game of the season. Washington also hasn't been able to win at home with any consistency. I'll take the far better team here by double digits.