Dream take on Mystics in hoops contest
Atlanta Dream vs Washington Mystics Odds
Verizon Center features an WNBA battle between the host Washington Mystics and the visiting Atlanta Dream in betting action on Friday.
The Dream will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 13-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Mystics are 14-12-1 ATS. Atlanta is 11-12 on the totals; Washington is 13-14.
The Mystics are listed as 1-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 153.5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 75.4 PPG, against a Dream defense that ranks No. 3 at 73.6 PPG. The Mystics field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Dream shooters have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Defensively, the Dream feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.7 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were an 88-75 winner as they battled the Lynx at home. The Dream covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 163 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Dream grabbed an 88-75 win over the Lynx on Tuesday, behind a 23-point effort from Tiffany Hayes at Philips Arena.
Washington was a 79-73 loser in its last match at home against the Sky. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 152 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Washington suffered a 79-73 loss against Chicago on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Kia Vaughn in a losing effort at Verizon Center.
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-4
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Dream at Mystics trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Atlanta's last 16 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington's last 16 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta home to Chicago, Saturday, August 24
Washington at Atlanta, Wednesday, August 28