Pointspread favors Liberty in battle with Mystics
Washington Mystics vs New York Liberty Odds
The New York Liberty host Washington on Friday, looking to build on their 10-13 mark against the 11-13 Mystics in WNBA action at Prudential Center.
This season the Liberty are 10-13 overall and 12-11 ATS against the number, while the Mystics are 11-13 and 13-10-1 ATS. As for the totals, New York is 10-12-1 on the OU, and Washington is 13-11.
The Mystics are listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 151.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New York's No. 1-rated squad against Washington's No. 6-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New York rates No. 9 in the league with 3.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 8 with 3.9 per outing.
Defensively, the Mystics feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 82.9 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
Washington was a 74-63 winner in its last match at home against the Sun. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 137 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Crystal Langhorne scored 18 points leading the Mystics to a 74-63 victory over Connecticut at Verizon Center on Sunday.
The Liberty were an 88-82 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Dream. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (170) made winners of OVER bettors. Atlanta was victimized by Cappie Pondexter for 33 points as the Liberty defeated the Dream 88-82 in WNBA action on Sunday.
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few Mystics at Liberty trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing on the road against New York
Washington is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
New York is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
New York is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New York's last 13 games at home
Washington at Atlanta, Sunday, August 18
New York at Minnesota, Sunday, August 18