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Seattle Storm vs. Phoenix Mercury - 6/30/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Phoenix Mercury at Seattle Storm
Date & Time Sunday June 30, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Alaska Airlines Arena
Seattle, Washington
The Line
The Line: Seattle Storm +1.5 -- Over/Under: 153
TV Channel
LEAGUE PASS, JOETV
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The Phoenix Mercury and Seattle Storm meet Sunday in WNBA action at the Alaska Airlines Arena.

The Phoenix Mercury look for a third straight win to get back to a .500 record. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 74.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 42 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 20.2 points and 3.2 assists while Brittney Griner is averaging 17.1 points and seven rebounds. Leilani Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Briann January is dishing 3.4 assists. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 82.3 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Mercury are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have lost four of their last five road games.

The Seattle Storm look for a statement win after winning five of their last seven games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 74.1 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 72.1 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Natasha Howard is averaging 18.5 points and 9.2 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 15.8 points and 2.5 assists. Jordin Canada is dishing 4.8 assists and Alysha Clark is grabbing six rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The Seattle Storm are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.5 rebounds per game. The Seattle Storm have won all five home games this season.

The Mercury are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games, 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Conference and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Storm are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference, 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games. The Mercury are 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Seattle and the under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings. The under is 5-1 in Storm last 6 overall. The under is 4-1 in Mercury last 5 road games.

We're getting free points with a Seattle Storm team that has yet to lose at home and is winning those games by an average of nine points. The Phoenix Mercury have lost four of five on the road this season and is shooting just 38.8 percent from the field while losing by an average of 5.2 points in those games. I have to lean toward the free bucket with the Storm. 

Pick:
Seattle Storm +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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