Phoenix Mercury vs. Dallas Wings - 7/17/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dallas Wings at Phoenix Mercury
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2:30 PM (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Mercury -7.5 -- Over/Under: 146 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury meet Wednesday in WNBA action at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Dallas Wings could use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Dallas Wings are averaging 70.8 points on 38.6 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Arike Ogunbowale is averaging 15.1 points and 2.5 rebounds while Kayla Thornton is averaging 11.2 points and 2.1 assists. Allisha Gray is dishing 2.6 assists and Glory Johnson is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 81.9 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have lost all seven road games this season.
The Phoenix Mercury need a victory here after splitting their last 12 games. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 73.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 74.3 points on 41.6 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 19.4 points and 2.7 assists while Brittney Griner is averaging 18.8 points and 7.1 rebounds. Leilani Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Briann January is dishing 3.5 assists. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 84.9 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Mercury are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have won four of their last six home games.
The Wings are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games, 3-13 ATS in their last 16 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mercury are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wings are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Phoenix and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The under is 5-1 in Mercury last 6 overall. The under is 12-4 in Wings last 16 overall.
The Phoenix Mercury are as healthy as they've been all season and are starting to put together some nice victories. The Dallas Wings are a completely different team on the road where they've failed to cover 13 of their last 16 games, and are losing by an average of 12.6 points while shooting 37.2 percent from the field. This is a lot of points to lay with a Mercury team that's been up and down all year, but I want no parts of the Wings on the road this season, so it's the home team or pass for me.