Fever vs. Mercury
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday June 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Fever +4 -- Over/Under: 160.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Phoenix Mercury and Indiana Fever meet Wednesday in WNBA action at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Phoenix Mercury look for a bounce back victory to build on their 4-3 record. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 80.9 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 73.6 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Brittney Griner is averaging 22.1 points and 8.3 rebounds while Diana Taurasi is averaging 17.5 points and 1.5 assists. Leilani Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Danielle Robinson is dishing 5.4 assists. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.4 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Mercury are allowing 23.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.4 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have lost five of their last eight road games.
The Indiana Fever look for a big home win to get back to a .500 record. The Indiana Fever are averaging 77.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 87 points on 50.1 percent shooting. Candice Dupree is averaging 13.7 points and 5.6 rebounds while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 11.9 points and 1.3 assists. Shenise Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Briann January is dishing 3.6 assists. The Indiana Fever are shooting 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 86.8 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.4 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have won four straight home games.
The Mercury are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Fever are 16-6-2 ATS in their last 24 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Mercury are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Indiana and the under is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.
The Fever are unbeaten at home this season, but they were also beatdown by the Phoenix Mercury earlier this season, 62-85. The Mercury have won three straight games against the Fever, and neither game was close. The Mercury should also be awake for this game after getting torched by the Liberty despite being considerable favorites in that contest. Assuming the Mercury show up and play like the Mercury, they should be able to win this game and cover the reasonable number.