Dream face Fever: WNBA odds preview
Atlanta Dream vs Indiana Fever Odds
A key WNBA battle sees the visiting Dream travelling to Indiana Saturday to face the Fever on Saturday.
The Fever bring a 10-11 record (10-11 ATS) to the battle against the 11-6 Dream, who are 10-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Indiana go 4-17 so far and the Dream go 7-10.
On the opening line for this matchup, the Fever sat as 2-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 142.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 10-rated squad against Atlanta's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 4 in the league with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 3.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Dream feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.8 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were an 82-76 loser as they battled the Mercury on the road. The Dream failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 158 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Angel McCoughtry was dynamite, scoring 33 points and adding 2 rebounds but Phoenix still won, 82-76, over Atlanta on Saturday at US Airways Center.
The Fever were a 74-64 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Sparks. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (138) made winners of UNDER bettors. Tamika Catchings scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Fever to victory (they lost 74-64 to Los Angeles at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday).
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 0-2
Before playing New York are 2-8
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Indiana Fever Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Los Angeles are 9-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Dream at Fever trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Indiana's last 11 games at home
Indiana is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta home to New York, Sunday, August 11
Indiana at Phoenix, Wednesday, August 14