Dallas Wings vs. Seattle Storm - 8/31/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Storm vs. Wings
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday August 31, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Key Arena)
The Line: Storm -4.5 -- Over/Under: 163.5 See the Latest Odds
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The Dallas Wings and Seattle Storm square off late Wednesday night at the Key Arena.
The Dallas Wings are desperate for a victory to snap a brutal eight-game losing streak. The Dallas Wings are averaging 84.1 points on 40.2 percent shooting and allowing 88.6 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.5 points and four assists while Karima Christmas is averaging 12.8 points and 6.4 rebounds. Skylar Diggins is the third double-digit scorer and Glory Johnson is grabbing 9.1 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Wings are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have lost five straight road games.
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The Seattle Storm look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 80 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 81.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 18.3 points and 9.2 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 16.6 points and 3.2 assists. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Crystal Langhorne is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 82.4 percent from the free throw line. The Storm are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.6 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have won five of their last eight home games.
The Wings are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Storm are 6-19-1 ATS in their last 26 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Seattle.
The Storm are playing better basketball as of late and have their eyes on a possible playoff spot. Meanwhile, the Wings continue to lose and seem to have thrown in the towel on the season. Seattle at home and the reasonable chalk is a good play here.