Atlanta Dream vs. Seattle Storm - 8/12/20 WNBA Picks and Prediction
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Seattle Storm vs. Atlanta Dream
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday, August 12th at 10:00 PM ET
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The Atlanta Dream and Seattle Storm face off in their ninth game of the WNBA season inside the bubble at IMG Academy on Wednesday.
The Atlanta Dream have really struggled this season and coming into this game they have only won two games inside the bubble. In the last game against the Connecticut Sun the defense let them down giving up 93 points and that led to the loss. In the last game, the Dream’s offense struggled during the third quarter and that led to the loss.On the season the Dream are averaging 82.4 points while giving up 89.8 points per game. Chennedy Carter comes into this game averaging 17 points, 3.9 assists, and 2.4 rebounds per game. Betnijah Laney has also found a whole lot of success averaging 15.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.
On the other side of this matchup is the Seattle Storm who have found a lot of success this season and coming into this game they have won seven of their eight games. The real strength of this team is with the defense, and in this game, they need the defense to be good. In the Storm’s last game they were good on both sides of the ball winning 89-71. On the season the Storm are averaging 84 points while giving up 75.8 points per game.
The best player for the Storm this season has been Breanna Stewart who is averaging 20.1 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Jewell Lloyd has also found a lot of success this season averaging 13.4 points and 2.3 rebounds per game.
The Seattle Storm are the better team and they are going to have no issue coming away with a victory in this game.The Storm’s defense is going to lock down the Dream’s offense and that is going to be the difference in this game. It might be close in the first half, but in the second half, the Storm will pull away. Back the Storm to win the game and cover the spread.