Seattle Storm vs. Atlanta Dream - 7/5/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dream vs. Storm
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday July 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line Dream -3.5 -- Over/Under: 166.5 See the Latest Odds
The Seattle Storm and Atlanta Dream square off Tuesday night at the Philips Arena on ESPN3.
The Seattle Storm look for a win after losing four of their last six games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 81.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 83.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 18.8 points and 9.3 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 17.11 points and 2.9 assists. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Crystal Langhorne is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.1 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have lost four of their last five road games.
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The Atlanta Dream need a win here in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 82.8 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 86.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.6 points and 2.4 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 16.1 points and 3.8 rebounds. Elizabeth Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Layshia Clarendon is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 25.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost four of their last six home games.
The Storm are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Dream are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The Storm are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta and 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
The Atlanta Dream need to win a game eventually, and the Storm aren't a good road team at all. You have to like the Dream at home given their situation and the desprate play it should have.