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Atlanta Dream vs. Minnesota Lynx - 7/12/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Minnesota Lynx at Atlanta Dream
Date & Time Friday July 12, 2019, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
State Farm Arena
Atlanta, Georgia
The Line
The Line: Atlanta Dream +2 -- Over/Under: 150
TV Channel
ESPN3/LEAGUE PASS, WSB NOW
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The Minnesota Lynx and Atlanta Dream meet Friday in WNBA action at the State Farm Arena.

The Minnesota Lynx look for another win after winning five of their last six games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 76.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 74.3 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 15.9 points and 5.5 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 14.3 points and 9.7 rebounds. Napheesa Collier is the third double-digit scorer and Damiris Dantas is dishing 3.2 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Lynx are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have split their last six road games.

The Atlanta Dream look for another win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 70.5 points on 37.5 percent shooting and allowing 78.3 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Tiffany Hayes is averaging 13 points and 3.3 rebounds while Brittney Sykes is averaging 11.9 points and 2.5 assists. Renee Montgomery is dishing three assists and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost five of their last seven home games.

The Lynx are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Dream are 39-17-1 ATS in their last 57 games playing on 1 days rest, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games. The Lynx are 19-8 ATS in the last 27 meetings and the over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Atlanta. The under is 20-8 in Dream last 28 home games. The over is 4-1 in Lynx last 5 overall.

These teams met a little over a week ago and the Lynx won by 17 points while shooting 47.2 percent from the field. The Atlanta Dream are simply a poor basketball team and it doesn't change much when they're at home, as they lose there by an average of 7.5 points while shooting just 36.5 percent from the field. There's no reason to consider the Dream these days unless the spread is out of hand.

Pick:
Minnesota Lynx -2

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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