Washington Mystics vs. Atlanta Dream - 9/13/20 WNBA Picks and Prediction
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Dream vs. Mystics
WNBA Basketball: Sunday, September 13th at 5:00 PM ET
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The Washington Mystics and Atlanta Dream face off in their 25th game of the WNBA season inside the bubble at IMG Academy on Sunday
The Atlanta Dream have had all kinds of issues this season but coming into this game they have won two games in a row. In the last game Atlanta scored 82 points and in the previous game the offense scored 97 points. On the season the Dream are averaging 81.1 points per game while the defense is giving up 87.8 points per game. As good as the offense has been, when this team has struggled it’s been because their defense has let them down in a big way.Chennedy Carter has been the best offensive player this season averaging 16.9 points while shooting 46.5 percent from the field.
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 Mystics played a game on Saturday, while the Dream are rested and that is going to be the difference in this game. Look for Atlanta’s defense to step up against some tired legs and that will be enough to come away with a victory and a cover for the Dream.