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Washington Mystics vs. Minnesota Lynx - 8/11/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Minnesota Lynx at Washington Mystics
Date & Time Sunday August 11, 2019, 3:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Entertainment and Sports Arena
Washington, DC
The Line
The Line: Washington Mystics -9 -- Over/Under: 160.5
TV Channel
LEAGUE PASS, NBC SPORTS WASHINGTON
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The Minnesota Lynx and Washington Mystics meet Sunday in WNBA action at the Entertainment and Sports Arena.

The Minnesota Lynx need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 76.7 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 74.2 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Sylvia Fowles is averaging 14.6 points and 1.3 assists while Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.1 points and 3.4 rebounds. Napheesa Collier is the third double-digit scorer and Danielle Robinson is dishing 3.9 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Lynx are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have split their last six road games.

The Washington Mystics look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 87.3 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 78.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 19 points and 8.2 rebounds while Kristi Toliver is averaging 13 points and six assists. Emma Meesseman is the third double-digit scorer and Ariel Atkins is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 85.5 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have won their last three home games.

The Lynx are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Mystics are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Lynx are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings and the over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. The over is 4-0 in Mystics last 4 overall. The under is 7-3 in Lynx last 10 overall.

The Washington Mystics are winning at home this season by an average of 12.3 points. And while the Minnesota Lynx have been hit or miss much of the season, they're coming off an absolute beatdown of the Connecticut Sun and enter this contest shooting 46.2 percent from the field and winning their last five games by an average of 4.8 points. The Lynx have won eight of the last 10 meetings against the Mystics. This is too many points to pass up. 

Pick:
Minnesota Lynx +9

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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