Dallas Wings vs. Washington Mystics - 8/21/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Dallas Wings vs. Washington Mystics - 8/21/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Mystics vs. Dallas Wings

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 8:00 PM (IMG Academy)

The Line: Dallas Wings +2 -- Over/Under: 162 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Washington Mystics and Dallas Wings meet Friday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.

The Washington Mystics need a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 80 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 81.8 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Aerial Powers is averaging 16.3 points and 2.5 assists while Myisha Hines-Allen is averaging 15 points and 7.5 rebounds. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Emma Meesseman is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.6 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game.

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The Dallas Wings need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Dallas Wings are averaging 79.6 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 84.1 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Arike Ogunbowale is averaging 21.4 points and 2.8 assists while Allisha Gray is averaging 12.5 points and 4.2 rebounds. Satou Sabally is the third double-digit scorer and Marina Mabrey is dishing 1.5 assists. The Dallas Wings are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Dallas Wings are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.

The Mystics are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 Friday games, 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite and 0-7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Wings are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The under is 7-2 in Mystics last 9 overall. The under is 7-3 in Wings last 10 overall. The Mystics are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Dallas.

The Washington Mystics have fallen apart due to injuries and it's tough to lay chalk with a team that's having issues wining outright. However, the Dallas Wings are having issues as well, and while these teams are in similar positions, it's the Mystics who have shown more life offensively and have an easier time scoring. The Mystics should get the job done here, and if they don't, the problems are bigger than we thought.

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Randy’s Pick Washington Mystics -2

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.