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Washington Mystics vs. Indiana Fever - 7/14/17 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Fever vs. Mystics
Date & Time Friday July 14, 2017, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
The Line
The Line: Fever +6 -- Over/Under: 161
TV Channel
League Pass, 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 victory here after losing five of their last eight games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 83.4 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 79.6 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 19.8 points and 6.6 rebounds while Tayler Hill is averaging 13.8 points and 2.8 assists. Kristi Toliver is dishing 2.5 assists and Ivory Latta is grabbing 1.2 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 88 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have lost four of their last five road games. 

The Indiana Fever could also use a win after losing four of their last five games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 78.8 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 85.1 points on 48.9 percent shooting. Candice Dupree is averaging 14.8 points and 5.9 rebounds while Erica Wheeler is averaging 11.5 points and 3.4 assists. Shenise Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Tiffany Mitchell is dishing 1.4 assists. The Indiana Fever are shooting 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 86.3 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.8 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost three straight home games.

The Mystics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The Fever are 17-8-1 ATS in their last 26 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mystics are 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Indiana, 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.

Washington blew the doors off Indiana about a month ago and has had a lot of success against the Fever overall, but this is a lot of points for a Mystics team that's struggled on the road, which includes allowing 83.6 points. Five of the Fever's seven wins have come at home, where they're shooting 46.1 percent from the field. I'll go ahead and side with the points here.

Pick:
Indiana Fever +6

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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