Seattle Storm vs. Indiana Fever
Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Indiana Fever +16.5 -- Over/Under: 163 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Seattle Storm and Indiana Fever meet Thursday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Seattle Storm look for a win to build on their nine-game winning streak. The Seattle Storm are averaging 87.9 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 18.5 points and 7.3 rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 13.7 points and 2.7 rebounds. Sami Whitcomb is the third double-digit scorer and Sue Bird is dishing 4.6 assists. The Seattle Storm are shooting 42.9 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Seattle Storm are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game.
The Indiana Fever need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 81.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 87.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 19.2 points and 2.5 assists while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 14.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Candice Dupree is the third double-digit scorer and Teaira McCowan is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game.
The Storm are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference, 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Fever are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Storm last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The over is 4-0 in Fever last 4 Thursday games. The Storm are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana and 6-14-1 ATS in the last 21 meetings.
The Seattle Storm are head and shoulders the better team on both sides of the ball in this matchup, and they're covering while piling up the outright victories. The Indiana Fever are banged up, losing games left and right and haven't had much success against the spread. These numbers are quite large, but there's obviously a reason for it. I'll eat the chalk with the Storm.