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Seattle Storm vs. Atlanta Dream - 7/5/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Atlanta Dream at Seattle Storm
Date & Time Friday July 5, 2019, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Alaska Airlines Arena
Seattle, Washington
The Line
The Line: Seattle Storm -8.5 -- Over/Under: 147
TV Channel
LEAGUE PASS, JOETV, WSB NOW
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The Atlanta Dream and Seattle Storm meet Friday in WNBA action at the Alaska Airlines Arena.

The Atlanta Dream need a win after losing nine of their last 10 games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 69.9 points on 37.4 percent shooting and allowing 80.9 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Tiffany Hayes is averaging 12.1 points and 3.3 rebounds while Brittney Sykes is averaging 11 points and 2.1 assists. Renee Montgomery is dishing 3.1 assists and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 29.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost all four road games this season.

The Seattle Storm could use a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 74.2 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 72.7 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Natasha Howard is averaging 17.7 points and 8.9 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 15.8 points and 2.5 assists. Jordin Canada is dishing 4.9 assists and Alysha Clark is grabbing six rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 30.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Seattle Storm are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.9 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have won five of their last seven home games.

The Dream are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Storm are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games, 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Dream are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Seattle and 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings. The under is 6-2 in Storm last 8 overall. The over is 4-1 in Dream last 5 overall.

While I'm not sure I want to lay big chalk with the Storm, backing the Dream is damn near impossible. The Dream haven't only lost nine of their last 10 games, but they're losing their last five games by an average of 9.8 points and are losing on the road by an average of 14.5 points. The Storm also already beat the Dream by 16 points on the road this season. If forced to pick, give me the chalk with the Storm. I want no parts of the Dream.

Pick:
Seattle Storm -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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