Washington Mystics vs. New York Liberty - 9/12/20 WNBA Picks and Prediction
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Liberty vs. Mystics
WNBA Basketball: Saturday, September 12th at 12:00 PM ET
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The Washington Mystics and New York Liberty face off in their 23rd game of the WNBA season inside the bubble at IMG Academy on Saturday.
The Washington Mystics have had struggles inside the WNBA bubble but they have played a little better as of late winning two games in a row. In the last game against the Los Angeles Sparks the defense stepped up in a big way giving up only 72 points and that led to a victory.On the season the Mystics are averaging 80.0 points per game while shooting 43.4 percent from the field.The Mystics defense has also been a big issue giving up 82.9 points per game while letting opponents shoot 46.8 percent from the field.
Myshia Hines-Allen has been the best player for the Mystics averaging 16.7 points per game while shooting 50.9 percent from the field.Ariel Atkins has also found a lot of success for the Mystics averaging 14.1 points while shooting 43.8 percent from the field.
The New York Liberty have had all kinds of issues this season and coming into this game they have lost five games in a row. In the Liberty’s last game against the Indiana Fever, the offense only scored 75 points and all season long the offense has been a big issue. Coming into this game the Liberty are averaging 72.2 points per game while the defense is giving up 86.6 points per game. The Liberty are only shooting 36.6 percent from the field.
Kia Nurse has been the best player for the Liberty averaging 12.1 points but she only shoots 26.2 percent from the field. Nurse and the rest of the Liberty’s offense news to shoot a higher percentage and find more success to come away with a victory.
The Liberty’s offense has struggled and that will continue in this game. Look for the Mystics defense to lock down and they will have no issue winning this game with ease.