Indiana Fever vs. Washington Mystics - 8/12/17 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mystics vs. Fever
WNBA Basketball: Saturday August 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm (Capital One Arena)
The Line: Mystics -6.5 -- Over/Under: 157.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, Monumental, WNDY
The Indiana Fever and Washington Mystics meet Saturday in WNBA action at the Capital One Arena.
The Indiana Fever could use a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 76.8 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 83.8 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Candice Dupree is averaging 14.6 points and 5.4 rebounds while Erica Wheeler is averaging 11.5 points and 3.9 assists. Tiffany Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Briann January is dishing four assists. The Indiana Fever are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 85.7 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost four straight road games.
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The Washington Mystics look for another victory after winning five of their last seven games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 82 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 78.9 points on 42 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 18.8 points and 6.5 rebounds while Emma Meesseman is averaging 13.5 points and 2.7 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Ivory Latta is dishing 1.7 assists. The Washington Mystics are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 84.7 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.8 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have won four straight home games.
The Fever are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference, 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The Mystics are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games, 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Fever are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Mystics have blown the doors off the Fever in both meetings this season, and it's hard seeing anything different here when you consider Indiana's play on the road. The Fever are being outscored by 11 points and allowing 47.7 percent shooting on the road this season. This is a game where Washington's offense breaks out and a comfortble victory is produced.