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Atlanta Dream vs. Dallas Wings - 5/26/18 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Dallas Wings (1-2) vs. Atlanta Dream (1-1)
Date & Time Saturday May 26, 2018, 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location Unknown Location Unknown Address
The Line
The Line: Atlanta Dream -3.5 -- Over/Under: 165.5
TV Channel
LEAGUE PASS, FOX SPORTS SOUTHEAST - ATLANTA
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The Dallas Wings and Atlanta Dream meet Saturday in WNBA action at the McCamish Pavilion.

The Dallas Wings look to get back to a .500 record with their first road victory of the season. The Dallas Wings are averaging 82.3 points on 39.1 percent shooting and allowing 80 points on 38 percent shooting. Skylar Diggins-Smith is averaging 18.3 points and six assists while Elizabeth Cambage is averaging 17.7 points and 10 rebounds. Kaela Davis is the third double-digit scorer and Karima Christmas-Kelly is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 28.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.7 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have lost nine of their last 11 road games.

The Atlanta Dream look to get a game above a .500 record when they play their first home game of the season. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 79.5 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 82 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Tiffany Hayes is averaging 18 points and two rebounds while Brittney Sykes is averaging 13.5 points and two assists. Angel McCoughtry is the third double-digit scorer and Renee Montgomery is dishing 3.5 assists. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost five of their last seven home games.

The Wings are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 Saturday games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Dream are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs. Western Conference, 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 3-12 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Wings are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Atlanta, 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the over is 23-5 in the last 28 meetings.

The Dallas Wings haven't looked good on the road so far this season and are struggling mightily defensively, which was the biggest concern of this team. The Wings play fast offensively and try to outscore you, but they don't get many stops. The Atlanta Dream looked solid in their last performance and now return for their home opener to what should be a decent crowd. McCoughtry currently being the third scorer on the Dream is a good sign in terms of their depth. I'll lay the bucket.

Pick:
Atlanta Dream -3.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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