Date/Time: 07-21-2018 15:00 EDT
Spread: Washington Mystics -10.5
Two teams sitting on opposite sides of the Eastern conference table are clashing today, when the 2nd Washington Mystics (10-6), looking to turn their latest victory into a streak, are hosting the last Atlanta Dream (5-13), who on the other hand want to end their current losing streak and return to the winning ways.
Washington Mystics have a 10-6 record (8-8 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the second place of the Eastern Conference. In their last game they snapped a three-game losing streak by winning on the road against Indiana with a 95-88 score in overtime, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Elena Delle Donne with 16.7 ppg, adding a team high 8.7 boards per game. She is followed by Kristi Toliver with 12.4 ppg and a team high 5.7 dimes per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersAtlanta Dream have a 5-13 record (8-10 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the last place of the Eastern Conference. They have three consecutive losses and in their last game they lost on the road against Connecticut with a 69-98 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Tiffany Hayes with 13.5 ppg, adding 3.2 boards and 2.9 dimes per game. She is followed by Brittney Sykes with 11.6 ppg and 4.7 boards per game.
The Mystics have won both previous meetings against the Dream this season (at home by 21 points and on the road by 16). Mystics are 4-3 at home so far season, while the Dream are 1-7 on the road. Mystics are better offensively, scoring a league-best of 85.4 ppg to Dream’s second-worse of 70.2, while both teams are almost equal defensively, allowing 77.5 and 77.8 ppg. Mystics have better percentages both in field goals (44.9% to 36.8%) and in 3-pointers (33.3% to 28.5%). They are also better in dimes made (20.7 to 15.6) and in turnovers committed (11.2 to 14.4), while Dream are only better in boards grabbed (36.9 to 32.3). Bookmakers give the Mystics a -10.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for an easy home victory.
Atlanta Dream vs Washington Mystics Prediction: Washington Mystics -10.5 (-106)