Seattle Storm vs. San Antonio Stars - 7/8/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stars vs. Storm
WNBA Basketball: Friday July 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line Stars +3 -- Over/Under: 151.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass
The Seattle Storm and San Antonio Stars square off late Friday night at the AT&T Center.
The Seattle Storm look for a big road win after losing six of their last eight games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 79.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 83.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 18.7 points and 9.8 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 16.2 points and 2.8 assists. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Crystal Langhorne is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 83.2 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.2 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have lost four straight road games.
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The San Antonio Stars look for back-to-back wins for the first time this season. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 74.3 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 80.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 17.1 points and 1.9 assists while Moriah Jefferson is averaging 11.1 points and 1.7 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is the third double-digit scorer and Monique Currie is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The San Antonio Stars are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79 percent from the free throw line. The Stars are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Stars have won three of their last four home games.
The Storm are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Stars are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Storm are 19-9-1 ATS in the last 29 meetings.
The San Antonio Stars are still the worst team in the WNBA, but they've found some recent success at home with wins in three of their last four tries. The Storm continue to struggle on the road and haven't played great overall recently. I'll gladly take the free bucket and the home team.