Dallas Wings vs. Atlanta Dream - 8/8/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Dallas Wings vs. Atlanta Dream - 8/8/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Dream vs. Dallas Wings

Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM (IMG Academy)

The Line: Dallas Wings -1.5 -- Over/Under: 166.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Atlanta Dream and Dallas Wings meet Saturday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.

The Atlanta Dream need a win here to rebound from a rough 2-4 start. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 83.7 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 90 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Chennedy Carter is averaging 20.3 points and 4.5 assists while Betnijah Laney is averaging 17.8 points and five rebounds. Elizabeth Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Courtney Williams is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 31.1 percent from beyond the arc and 85.8 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game.

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The Dallas Wings also need a win here to rebound from a 2-4 record. The Dallas Wings are averaging 80.2 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 85 points on 46 percent shooting. Arike Ogunbowale is averaging 19.5 points and 2.3 assists while Satou Sabally is averaging 12 points and 6.2 rebounds. Allisha Gray is grabbing 2.2 rebounds and Tyasha Harris is dishing 4.2 assists. The Dallas Wings are shooting 29.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.

The Dream are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The Wings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss and 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 games as a favorite. The under is 6-2-1 in Dream last 9 overall. The under is 4-0 in Wings last 4 overall. The over is 26-8 in the last 34 meetings.

Neither of these teams have been all that impressive this season, so I'm not running to the window to bak either of these clubs. However, the Dream have been the better team on both sides of the court up to this season and we're getting a free bucket with them. If forced to pick this contest, I'd lean toward the Dream and the points.

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