Dallas Wings vs. Atlanta Dream - 7/8/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dream vs. Wings
WNBA Basketball: Friday July 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line Dream -3 -- Over/Under: 170 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FOX Sports Southeast, FSSW-DAL+
The Dallas Wings and Atlanta Dream square off early Friday night at the Philips Arena.
The Dallas Wings look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Dallas Wings are averaging 85.7 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 86.8 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 15.3 points and 3.7 assists while Karima Christmas is averaging 13.6 points and 6.5 rebounds. Skylar Diggins is the third double-digit scorer and Glory Johnson is grabbing 9.3 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 80.1 percent from the free throw line. The Wings are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have split their last eight road games.
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The Atlanta Dream look for back-to-back wins for the first time since mid-June. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 82.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 84.9 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.5 points and 2.4 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 16 points and 3.8 rebounds. Elizabeth Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Layshia Clarendon is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 24.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.6 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have split their last eight home games.
The Wings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Dream are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 2 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Wings are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Dream have beaten the Wings in five of the last seven meetings and play better basketball on their home court. I'll take the home team and the small chalk in this toss-up game between two inconsistent clubs.