Seattle Storm vs. Washington Mystics - 9/2/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Seattle Storm vs. Washington Mystics - 9/2/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Mystics vs. Seattle Storm

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 10:00 PM (IMG Academy)

The Line: Seattle Storm -12 -- Over/Under: 160 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Washington Mystics and Seattle Storm meet Wednesday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.  

The Washington Mystics need a win after losing 11 of their last 12 games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 80.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 84.5 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Aerial Powers is averaging 16.3 points and 2.5 assists while Myisha Hines-Allen is averaging 16 points and 8.2 rebounds. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Emma Meesseman is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game.

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The Seattle Storm look for a win after winning 11 of their last 13 games. The Seattle Storm are averaging 86.7 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.4 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Breanna Stewart is averaging 19.7 points and eight rebounds while Jewell Loyd is averaging 14.1 points and 2.3 rebounds. Sue Bird is the third double-digit scorer and Sami Whitcomb is dishing 2.1 assists. The Seattle Storm are shooting 40.1 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The Seattle Storm are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game.

The Mystics are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog and 1-10-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Storm are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 games as a favorite and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The under is 9-4 in Mystics last 13 overall. The Mystics are 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Seattle and 8-3-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings.

The Washington Mystics smoked the Storm back in late July as big underdogs, but that's when they were playing good basketball. Now, the Mystics can't score, can't win and can't cover numbers. The Seattle Storm continue to be big favorites as they pile up these outright victories, and they're covering numbers in the process. Big line and something I don't love doing, but everything points to a comfortable win by the Storm. 

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Randy’s Pick Seattle Storm -12

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