In this all-Western showdown, the best team of the conference is facing the fourth-best when the Dallas Wings (4-3), are hosting the league leaders and second in the whole WNBA Phoenix Mercury (7-3), with both teams looking to extend their current winning streaks. WNBA Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings Spread and Prediction.
Date/Time: 06-11-2017 20:00 EDT
Spread: Dallas Wings +2.5
Dallas Wings have a 4-3 record on the season. The Wings currently sit in the third to last spot of the West standings. They have won three of their last four matches and their last game they won on the road against the Indiana Fever with an 89-83 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Skylar Diggins-Smith with 23 ppg. Diggins-Smith adds a team high 6 dimes per game. She is followed by Liz Cambage with 20.4 ppg and a team high 10.6 boards per game. While Karima Christmas-Kelly adds 9.3 ppg and 5.5 boards per game.
Phoenix Mercury have a 7-3 record this season and currently sit on the first place of the West and second in the whole league. They have five consecutive wins and in their last game they won at home against the Las Vegas Aces with a 72-66 score, not beating the odds They are led in scoring by Brittney Griner with 21.1 ppg, adding a team high 7.5 boards per game. She is followed by Diana Taurasi with 19.4 ppg and a team high 4.5 dimes per game, while DeWanna Bonner adds 16 ppg and 5.7 boards per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season, Phoenix won at home with an 86-78 score. Last season Phoenix led Dallas 2-1 wins, winning the only road game by one point in overtime. Wings are 2-0 at home so far this season, while Mercury are 4-1 on the road. Wings have the third-best offense in the league with 85.3 ppg to Mercury’s 83.2, while Mercury are better defensively, allowing 80.5 ppg to Wings’ 82.4. Mercury have better percentages both in field goals (46.9% to 42.6%) and in 3-pointers (33.2% to 30.7%). They are also better in assists made (20.9 to 15.7) and in turnovers committed (13.4 to 15.9), while Wings are better in rebounding (37.4 to 30.3). Mercury are red-hot lately and Vegas odds give them a -2.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the road victory.
Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings Prediction: Phoenix Mercury -2.5 (-105)
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