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Indiana Fever vs. Washington Mystics - 7/19/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Washington Mystics at Indiana Fever
Date & Time Friday July 19, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Indianapolis, Indiana
The Line
The Line: Indiana Fever +8.5 -- Over/Under: 160.5
TV Channel
CBS SPORTS NETWORK, WNDY, MONUMENTAL
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The Washington Mystics and Indiana Fever meet Friday in WNBA action at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Washington Mystics could use a win to snap a three-game losing streak. The Washington Mystics are averaging 84.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 76.8 points on 43 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 15.2 points and 7.7 rebounds while Emma Meesseman is averaging 13.8 points and 2.3 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Ariel Atkins is dishing 1.4 assists. The Washington Mystics are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 86.3 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have won five of their last seven road games.

The Indiana Fever could use a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 77.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 78.8 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 14 points and 2.4 assists while Candice Dupree is averaging 11.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. Erica Wheeler is the third double-digit scorer and Natalie Achonwa is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 81 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost their last seven home games.

The Mystics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games, 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 7-19 ATS in their last 26 Friday games. The Fever are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 18-37-2 ATS in their last 57 home games and 9-19 ATS in their last 28 games following a straight up loss. The Mystics are 8-2-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Indiana and 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings. The over is 5-2 in Mystics last 7 overall. The over is 7-3 in Fever last 10 games following a ATS loss.

The Washington Mystics have won nine of the last 10 meetings against the Fever and most of those games haven't been close. The Mystics have also played some of their best ball on the road this season where they win by an average of 5.5 points while shooting 44 percent from the field. The Indiana Fever are back in a nasty losing slump and have been awful ATS at home dating back to last year. This line is a bit steep, but it's something the Mystics can get done. 

Pick:
Washington Mystics -8.5

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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