New York Liberty vs. Washington Mystics - 7/20/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mystics vs. Liberty
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday July 20, 2016 at 11:30 am (Verizon Center)
The Line Mystics +2 -- Over/Under: 156.5 See the Latest Odds
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The New York Liberty and Washington Mystics meet Wednesday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
The New York Liberty look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 82.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 79.4 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 21.6 points and 9.5 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 15.3 points and 2.4 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing 2.1 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.5 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won six of their last eight road games.
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The Washington Mystics are desperate for a win in order to snap a five-game losing streak. The Washington Mystics are averaging 79.8 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 82.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Emma Meesseman is averaging 15.5 points and 5.8 rebounds while Tayler Hill is averaging 14.7 points and 2.9 assists. Ivory Latta is dishing 1.7 assists and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 81.2 percent from the free throw line. The Mystics are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have won four of their last five home games.
The Liberty are 14-5-2 ATS in their last 21 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Mystics are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Liberty are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Washington.
The Liberty have beaten the Mystics in four of the last six meetings and have been the most consistent team in the East by far. Add Washington's five-game losing streak and you have to like New York and the small line.