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Dallas Wings vs. Phoenix Mercury - 7/20/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Phoenix Mercury at Dallas Wings
Date & Time Saturday July 20, 2019, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
College Park Center
Arlington, Texas
The Line
The Line: Dallas Wings +1 -- Over/Under: 146
TV Channel
NBA TV, FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST PLUS, FSAZ+, NBA TV CANADA
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The Phoenix Mercury and Dallas Wings meet Saturday in WNBA action at the College Park Center.

The Phoenix Mercury look for a victory after splitting their last six games. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 73.1 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 73.7 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Brittney Griner is averaging 19.1 points and 7.1 rebounds while DeWanna Bonner is averaging 18.8 points and 2.8 assists. Leilani Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Briann January is dishing 3.6 assists. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 84.3 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Mercury are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have lost six of their last nine road games.

The Dallas Wings need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Dallas Wings are averaging 70 points on 38.4 percent shooting and allowing 75.2 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Arike Ogunbowale is averaging 14.5 points and 2.8 rebounds while Kayla Thornton is averaging 10.9 points and 2.1 assists. Allisha Gray is dishing 2.4 assists and Isabelle Harrison is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 82.1 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.2 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have won five of their last seven home games.

The Mercury are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 2 days rest, 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. Western Conference and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Wings are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Mercury are 4-12 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Dallas. The under is 21-8 in Wings last 29 overall. The under is 6-1 in Mercury last 7 overall.

The Phoenix Mercury just beat the Wings a couple of days ago and have won seven of the last 10 meetings against them overall. While the Wings play their best ball by far at home, they're still winning those games by an average of just 0.4 points and are shooting 39.6 percent from the field. While up and down, the Phoenix Mercury are far more balanced and they win this game easily if any consistent offense takes place. In a near toss-up, give me the Mercury on the road. 

Pick:
Phoenix Mercury -1

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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