Washington Mystics vs. Atlanta Dream
June 13, 2021 3:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Dream and Washington Mystics face off on Sunday in a WNBA basketball showdown at the Gateway Center Arena.
The Atlanta Dream come into this game with a 4-6 record overall which puts them in 4th place in the Eastern Conference. The Atlanta Dream are really struggling having lost four games in a row including the last game against the Seattle Storm. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 81.8 points while their defense is giving up 87.4 points per game. Atlanta is shooting 40.9 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from behind the three-point line. Tiffany Hayes has been the best player for Atlanta averaging 17.8 points while shooting 44.4 percent from the field and 43.2 percent from behind the three-point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Washington Mystics who currently sit with a 4-5 record which puts them in 3rd place in Eastern Conference. Coming into this game the Washington Mystics are playing some good basketball winning two games in a row. In the last game against the Los Angeles Sparks, the offense scored 89 points and that led to the victory. In this game, it’s going to be about the offense running up the score again early. On the season, Washington is averaging 81.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 80.6 points per game. Tina Charles has been the best player for Washington averaging 25.2 points while shooting 46.3 percent from the field and 34.7 percent from behind the three-point line.
The Mystics are playing better basketball right now and their offense is going to be the difference in this game. Look for Washington to come away with a cover of the spread.