Mercury vs. Wings
WNBA Basketball: Saturday May 27, 2017 at 10:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Mercury -7 -- Over/Under: 156 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury meet Saturday in WNBA action at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Dallas Wings look for their third road win of the season to build on their 2-1 start. The Dallas Wings are averaging 83 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 76.3 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Skylar Diggins-Smith is averaging 15.3 points and six assists while Allisha Gray is averaging 14.3 points and 3.3 rebounds. Kaela Davis is the third double-digit scorer and Karima Christmas is dishing two assists. The Dallas Wings are shooting 21.4 percent from beyond the arc and 84.2 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 23.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.7 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have lost 10 of their last 15 road games.
The Phoenix Mercury look for a big home victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 72 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.8 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Brittney Griner is averaging 22.3 points and 7.8 rebounds while Diana Taurasi is averaging 11 points and 2.7 rebounds. Leilani Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Danielle Robinson is dishing 6.3 assists. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 23.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Mercury are allowing 19.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.5 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have won seven of their last 10 home games.
The Wings are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Mercury are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Wings are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Dallas Wings have been pretty solid this season with their only loss coming by two points to the Minnesota Lynx, the best team in the league. Also, the Wings already beat the Mercury by 10 points on the road in the season opener. The Wings have also won four of the last five games against the Mercury overall. Maybe I'm missing something, but the points with Dallas look good here.