Mystics visit Dream in hoops battle
Washington Mystics vs Atlanta Dream Odds
The Dream hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Friday as the Mystics pay a visit to Philips Arena in WNBA betting action.
The Dream sit at 8-1 (7-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Mystics are currently 4-5 (6-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Atlanta is 4-5 OU, and Washington is 5-4 OU.
Bettors looking to side with the Dream in this one will find them as 11-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 151.5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 78.8 PPG, against a Mystics defense that ranks No. 10 at 81.2 PPG. The Dream field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, more than the Mystics shooters have achieved on the year, 43.4% per game.
Defensively, the Mystics feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.4 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
The Mystics were a 101-97 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Mercury. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (198) made winners of OVER bettors. Washington was buried on Thursday at Verizon Center, having a huge 101-97 loss hung on them by the Phoenix Mercury in WNBA betting action.
Atlanta won its last outing, a 76-60 result against the Fever on June 25. The Dream covered in that game as a 13-point favorite, while the 136 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Atlanta earned a 76-60 victory over Indiana on Tuesday, getting 17 points from Erika de Souza at Philips Arena.
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Tulsa are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-1
Before playing San Antonio are 4-5
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Mystics at Dream trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 14 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Atlanta is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
Washington home to Tulsa, Sunday, June 30
Atlanta home to San Antonio, Sunday, June 30