In this high caliber duel between the two best teams currently in the WNBA, the Washington Mystics (2-0), are facing the Seattle Storm (2-0). Both teams have been perfect so far and are looking to build on that momentum and extend their winning streaks today.
Date/Time: 07-30-2020, 18:00 EDT
Spread: Washington Mystics +3.5
Mystics have 2-0 record (2-0 ATS) this season and are first in the East. In their previous game they won against the Sun 94-89, covering the -3 handicap. Myisha Hines-Allen leads the team in scoring with 21.5 ppg, adding 4.5 rebounds per game.
Storm also have 2-0 record (2-0 ATS) and are first in the West. In their last game they destroyed the Lynx 90-66, easily covering the -9.5 handicap. Breanna Stewart leads the team both in scoring with 18 ppg and in rebounding with 9 per game.
Mystics led the Storm 2-1 wins last season.
They won once at home by 29 points and once on the road by 20.
Mystics have the best offense in the league (97.5 to 88.5), while Storm have the best defense (68.5 to 82.5).
Washington has better percentages both in field goals (52.2% to 48.3%) and in 3-pointers (38.1% to 37.5%).
They are also better in rebounding (38 to 32), while Seattle are better both in assists (20.5 to 17.5) and in turnovers committed (13 to 14.5).
Bookmakers give the Storm a -3.5 spread but don’t expect them to beat the odds. Both teams started the season strong but Mystics seem to be a bit better and they will most likely force a close game.
Storm vs Mystics Prediction: Washington Mystics +3.5 (-101)
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