Dallas Wings at Washington Mystics
August 26, 2021 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Washington -3.5 / Total: 162.5
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The Washington Mystics and Dallas Wings face off on Thursday in a WNBA basketball showdown at the Entertainment & Sports Arena. The last time these two teams faced off it was the Wings that were able to win 85-74.
The Washington Mystics come into this game with a 9-14 record overall which puts them in 4th place in the Western Conference..The Mystics have had some struggles this season, but they are coming off a victory in their last game against the Los Angeles Sparks. The Mystics scored 74 points and that led to a six-point victory. The Mystics on the season are averaging 80.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 83.3 points per game. Tina Charles has been the est player for the Mystics averaging 25.4 points while shooting 45.8 percent from the field. Elena Delle Donne has only played two games so far this season and she is averaging 17 points while shooting 50 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Dallas Wings who sit with a 10-14 record overall which puts them in 5th place in the Western Conference. The biggest issue is this Wings team has been inconsistent, and they have lost two of their last three games. In the last game against the Indiana Fever, the Wings were competitive but the Fever were able to come away with the 83-81 victory. The Dallas Wings on the season are averaging 83.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 83.1 points per game .Arike Ogunbowale has been the best player for the Wings this season averaging 18.6 points
The Mystics have looked better with Delle Donne back and she is going to have a big game in this one. Look for the Mystics to find enough offensive success to come away with a cover of the spread.