Date/Time: 08-10-2018 15:00 EDT
Spread: Indiana Fever -5.5
The two worse teams of the East are clashing today, when the second-worse Indiana Fever (8-16), looking to bounce back after their latest defeat, are hosting the team with the worse record currently in the league, the Atlanta Dream (5-18), who want to end their current lengthy losing streak.
Indiana Fever have an 8-16 record (11-12-1 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the second to last place of the Eastern Conference. In their last game they saw a two-game winning streak getting snapped by losing on the road against Washington with a 78-91 score. They are led in scoring by Kelsey Mitchell with 13 ppg, followed by Erica Wheeler with 11.7 ppg and a team high 5.4 dimes per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersAtlanta Dream have a 5-18 record (9-14 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the last place of the whole WNBA. They have eight consecutive losses and in their last game they lost at home against Minnesota with a 69-85 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Tiffany Hayes with 13.1 ppg, adding 3 boards and 3 dimes per game. She is followed by Brittney Sykes with 10.5 ppg and 4.7 boards per game.
In their two previous meetings earlier this season each team won once at home (Fever by 2 points and Dream by 10). Fever are 4-8 at home so far season, while the Dream are 1-9 on the road. Fever are better offensively, scoring 77 ppg to Dream’s league-low of 69.4, while Dream are better defensively, allowing 78.4 ppg to Fever’s 79.6. Fever have better percentages both in field goals (42.2% to 36.3%) and in 3-pointers (34.1% to 27.5%). They are also better in dimes made (16.7 to 15.3) and in turnovers committed (13.9 to 14.6), while Dream are better in boards grabbed (36.4 to 34.7). Bookmakers give the Fever a -5.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds against the worse team currently in the league.
Atlanta Dream vs Indiana Fever Prediction: Indiana Fever -5.5 (-111)