Mystics visit Dream in hoops battle
Washington Mystics vs Atlanta Dream Odds
The visiting Mystics hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Philips Arena against the Dream.
The Dream sit at 17-17 (17-17 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Mystics are currently 17-17 (19-14-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Atlanta is 17-17 OU, and Washington is 15-18-1 OU.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Mystics before tip-off in this one will find them as 7.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 153.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mystics rank No. 5 in the league with 35.5 per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 4 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Atlanta is the WNBA’s No. 11-ranked team at 3.5 per game, while the Mystics rate No. 7 with 4.6 per contest.
Defensively, the Mystics feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.5 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.
The Mystics were a 70-52 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Liberty. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (122) made winners of UNDER bettors. Washington earned a 70-52 victory over New York on Sunday, getting 16 points from Tayler Hill at Verizon Center.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 97-68 loser on the road against the Silver Stars. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (165) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Dream were blown out by San Antonio on Sunday, losing by a 97-68 final at AT&T Center in basketball betting action.
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing New York are 2-8
After a win are 6-4
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-6
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Mystics at Dream trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Washington's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Washington's last 18 games when playing Atlanta
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
Atlanta is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 10 games when playing at home against Washington
Atlanta is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home
Washington home to Atlanta, Saturday, September 21
Atlanta at Washington, Saturday, September 21