Phoenix Mercury vs. Dallas Wings - 7/5/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wings vs. Mercury
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday July 5, 2016 at 8:30 pm (College Park Center)
the Line Wings -1 -- Over/Under: 179 See the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Mercury and Dallas Wings meet Tuesday night at the College Park Center on ESPN3.
The Phoenix Mercury look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 88.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 88.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Diana Taurasi is averaging 19 points and 4.4 assists while DeWanna Bonner is averaging 15.2 points and 5.1 rebounds. Brittney Griner is the third double-digit scorer and Penny Taylor is dishing 3.8 assists. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Mercury are allowing percent 38.3 shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have won three straight games on the road.
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The Dallas Wings look to keep rolling after winning five of their last eight games. The Dallas Wings are averaging 86.2 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 87.6 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 15.1 points and 3.8 assists while Karima Christmas is averaging 14.1 points and 6.4 rebounds. Skylar Diggins is the third double-digit scorer and Glory Johnson is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Wings are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have lost six of their last nine home games.
The Mercury are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Wings are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference. The Mercury are 2-9 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Dallas and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
It's hard to trust either of these clubs, as the Mercury are trash on the road and the Wings haven't played as well as you'd expect, especially at home. So, in a toss-up game, I'm going to side with the Wings simply because they're at home. However, this is a game probably best to avoid.