Indiana Fever vs. Washington Mystics - 8/9/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Washington Mystics vs. Indiana Fever
Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 7:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Indiana Fever +5 -- Over/Under: 169.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Washington Mystics and Indiana Fever meet Sunday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Washington Mystics look for a win here to get a game above a .500 record. The Washington Mystics are averaging 85.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 80.2 points on 44 percent shooting. Myisha Hines-Allen is averaging 16.7 points and 9.2 rebounds while Aerial Powers is averaging 16.3 points and 2.5 assists. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Emma Meesseman is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 81.2 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game.
The Indiana Fever look for a statement win here to round from a 2-4 record. The Indiana Fever are averaging 83.8 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 87.8 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 18.8 points and 3.3 assists while Candice Dupree is averaging 15.5 points and 5.5 rebounds. Tiffany Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Teaira McCowan is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 85.2 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game.
The Mystics are 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 vs. Eastern Conference, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Fever are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games as an underdog and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 1 days rest. The under is 4-0 in Mystics last 4 overall. The over is 5-2-1 in Fever last 8 overall. The Mystics are 8-3-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Indiana and 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Washington Mystics will b eager for a bounce back performance after an embracing loss to the Liberty, and they've been solid so far on the year up to that point. The Indiana Fever have been solid in the underdog role, but they've had zero success against the Mystics over the years and have one of the worst defenses in the league. I have no choice but to lay the reasonable number with the Mystics.