Atlanta Dream vs. Seattle Storm
July 2, 2021 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Seattle -15.5 / Total: 167
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The Seattle Storm and Atlanta Dream face off on Friday in a WNBA basketball showdown at the Hec Edmundson Pavilion. These two teams have faced off twice this year, and it’s been the Storm that have won both of the games. In the last matchup the Storm were able to win 86-75.
The Seattle Storm come into this game with a 12-4 record overall which puts them tied for first place in the WNBA. Seattle has had all kinds of success this year, but they are coming off a loss in their last game. Seattle forced overtime against the Las Vegas Aces, and Seattle lost by three points. The Seattle Storm on the season are averaging 88.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 80.6 points per game. Breanna Stewart has been the best player for Seattle averaging 21.8 points while shooting 46 percent from the field. Three different players are averaging at least 10 points per game, and the offense needs to be good in this game.
On the other side of this matchup is the Atlatna Dream who sit with a 6-9 record overall and that puts them in 5th place in the Eastern Conference. Atlanta has been inconsistent this season, but they are coming off a win in their last game against the New York Liberty. On the season, Atlanta is averaging 83.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 87 points per game. Tiffany Hayes has been the best player for Atlanta averaging 17.6 points while shooting 45.1 percent from the field and 44.9 percent from behind the three point line.
The Seattle Storm are the better team, and they are going to bounce back in a big way in this game. Look for Seattle to get the job done, and they will come away with a cover of the spread in this game.