Storm visit Fever in hoops battle
Seattle Storm vs Indiana Fever Odds
The Indiana Fever host Seattle on Sunday, looking to build on their 2-7 mark against the 4-5 Storm in WNBA action at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Fever sport records of 2-7 and 2-7 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Storm sit at 4-5 and 4-5 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-7 for the Fever and 4-5 for the Storm.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Storm before tip-off in this one will find them as 6.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 142.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indiana's No. 12-ranked offense (68.1 PPG) against a Storm defense that ranks No. 8 at 78.4 PPG. The Fever have averaged 38.8% from the field per game, less than the Storm have managed so far this season (42.3% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Storm own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 82.8 points per game when on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in home scoring.
Seattle lost its last outing, a 67-62 result against the Liberty on June 28. The Storm failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 129 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Storm endured a 67-62 loss at the hands of the Liberty on Friday, despite a 22-point effort from Temeka Johnson at KeyArena.
Indiana was an 80-69 winner in its last match at home against the Shock. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 149 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Fever got a 28-point performance from Tamika Catchings as Indiana ran past Tulsan 80-69 on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing New York are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Indiana Fever Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Connecticut are 4-6
After playing Tulsa are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Storm at Fever trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
Seattle is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Indiana is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Seattle at Chicago, Tuesday, July 2
Indiana home to Connecticut, Saturday, July 6