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Dallas Wings vs. Phoenix Mercury - 7/10/18 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Phoenix Mercury (14-6) vs. Dallas Wings (10-8)
Date & Time Tuesday July 10, 2018, 8:00 PM (EDT)
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The Line: Dallas Wings -1.5 -- Over/Under: 168
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WNBA | Phoenix Mercury (14-6) vs. Dallas Wings (10-8)
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The Phoenix Mercury and Dallas Wings meet Tuesday in WNBA action at the College Park Center.

The Phoenix Mercury look for a bounce back victory after winning 12 of their last 15 games. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 83.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.1 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Diana Taurasi is averaging 20.3 points and 4.9 assists while Brittney Griner is averaging 20 points and 7.4 rebounds. DeWanna Bonner is the third double-digit scorer and Sancho Lyttle is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 85.5 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Mercury are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have won five of their last seven road games.

The Dallas Wings look for a statement victory here to build on their three-game winning streak. The Dallas Wings are averaging 86.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 81.6 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Elizabeth Cambage is averaging 20.5 points and 9.9 rebounds while Skylar Diggins-Smith is averaging 19.3 points and 6.3 assists. Allisha Gray is dishing 1.9 assists and Kayla Thornton is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 31.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.7 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have won five of their last eight home games.

The Mercury are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games, 5-14 ATS in their last 19 Tuesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wings are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Mercury are 4-10 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Dallas and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

The Phoenix Mercury are coming off a brutal road loss to the Atlanta Dream and are now running into a hot Dallas Wings that's looking for that marquee victory. The Dallas Wings are averaging 92.8 points in their last five games and outscoring teams by 12.4 points during that span. At home this season, the Wings are averaging 87.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting while outscoring teams by 9.8 points. The Phoenix Mercury have been the hottest team over the last month, but the Wings are downright rolling right now. I'll lay the bucket.

Dallas Wings -1.5

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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