Seattle Storm vs. Washington Mystics
Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Washington Mystics +7 -- Over/Under: 174 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Seattle Storm and Washington Mystics meet Thursday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Seattle Storm look for another victory to build on their quick 2-0 record. The Seattle Storm are averaging 88.5 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 34.4 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 18 points and nine rebounds while Sue Bird is averaging 13.5 points and two rebounds. Jewell Loyd is the third double-digit scorer and Jordin Canada is grabbing four rebounds. The Seattle Storm are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Seattle Storm are allowing 23.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.
The Washington Mystics look for a statement victory to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Washington Mystics are averaging 97.5 points on 52.2 percent shooting and allowing 82.5 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Aerial Powers is averaging 21.5 points and 2.5 assists while Myisha Hines-Allen is averaging 21.5 points and nine rebounds. Emma Meesseman is the third double-digit scorer and Ariel Atkins is grabbing 1.5 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 85.4 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game.
The Storm are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite, 6-14 ATS in their last 20 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mystics are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest, 15-5-3 ATS in their last 23 Thursday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Storm last 4 overall. The over is 19-7 in Mystics last 26 overall. The Storm are 3-7-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Washington Mystics have been sharp out of the gate, but now we'll see just how good they are as the competition improves. The jury is still out on the Mystics. At full strength, the Seattle Storm are probably the best team in the league, and they've been lights out at both ends of the court through two games. I'll lay the reasonable number with the Storm.