Storm visit Mystics in hoops battle
Seattle Storm vs Washington Mystics Odds
The Washington Mystics host Seattle on Saturday, looking to build on their 5-6 mark against the 5-6 Storm in WNBA action at Verizon Center.
The Mystics sport records of 5-6 and 7-4 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Storm sit at 5-6 and 5-6 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-5 for the Mystics and 4-7 for the Storm.
Sportsbooks had the Mystics installed as 4.5-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 145.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 7-rated squad against Seattle's No. 12-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 11 in the league with 3.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 5 with 5 per outing.
Defensively, the Storm feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.9 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
The Storm were a 69-60 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sky. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (129) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Storm grabbed a 69-60 win over the Sky on Tuesday, behind a 16-point effort from Temeka Johnson at Allstate Arena.
Washington won its last outing, an 84-61 result against the Shock on June 30. The Mystics covered in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 145 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Washington cruised to victory on Sunday, running Tulsa out of the gym and running up an 84-61 score at Verizon Center.
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing New York are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 3-7
After playing Tulsa are 2-8
After a win are 2-8
A few Storm at Mystics trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Seattle's last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 10 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Seattle at New York, Tuesday, July 9
Washington at Chicago, Wednesday, July 10