Date/Time: 07-31-2018 19:00 EDT
Spread: Indiana Fever -3.5
The two worse squads currently in the East are clashing today, when the second-worse Indiana Fever (6-15), are hosting the last Atlanta Dream (5-15). Both teams are struggling having lost their last 6 and 5 games respectively and are looking to end their losing streaks in this game.
Indiana Fever have a 6-15 record (11-10 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the second to last place of the Eastern Conference. They have lost 10 of their last 11 matches and in their last game they lost on the road against Phoenix with a 77-95 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Kelsey Mitchell with 12.8 ppg, followed by Erica Wheeler with 12.3 ppg and a team high 5.8 dimes per game.
Atlanta Dream have a 5-15 record (8-12 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the last place of the Eastern Conference. They have five consecutive losses and in their last game they lost at home against Los Angeles with a 66-78 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Tiffany Hayes with 13.6 ppg, adding 3.1 boards and 2.9 dimes per game. She is followed by Brittney Sykes with 11.4 ppg and 4.5 boards per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Dream won at home with an 88-78 score. Fever are 2-8 at home so far season, while the Dream are 1-8 on the road. Fever are better offensively, scoring 77.2 ppg to Dream’s league-low of 69.7, while Dream are better defensively, allowing 78.6 ppg to Fever’s 80.3. Fever have better percentages both in field goals (42.2% to 36.9%) and in 3-pointers (34.5% to 28%). They are also better in dimes made (16.4 to 15.7) and in turnovers committed (13.5 to 14.4), while Dream are better in boards grabbed (36.1 to 35.2). Bookmakers give the Fever a -3.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the home victory.
Atlanta Dream vs Indiana Fever Prediction: Indiana Fever -3.5 (-107)