Wings vs Mercury Prediction - WNBA Picks 8/27/23
Phoenix Mercury vs Dallas Wings
WNBA: Sunday, August 27th at 6:00 PM ET
Betting Odds: Wings -8.5 -- Over/Under: 164.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Dallas Wings and Phoenix Mercury face off on Sunday in a WNBA showdown at the Footprint Center.
Wings Betting Preview
The Wings sit with an 18-16 record overall but they have lost two games in a row against the Minnesota Lynx. In the last game the offense scored 80 points but the defense gave up 91 and that led to the defeat. The Wings are averaging 86.8 points while their defense is giving up 84.2 points per game. The offense is ranked 3rd in the league while the defense is ranked 9th. Arike Ogunbowale is averaging 20.7 points while shooting 39.3 percent from the field and 33.5 percent from the field.
Mercury Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is the Mercury who sit with a 9-24 record overall but they are coming off a loss in the last game. The Mercury scored 62 points while the defense is giving up 91 points. The Mercury are averaging 76.7 points while their defense is giving up 83.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 12th in the league while the defense is ranked 7th. Brittney Griner is averaging 17.9 points while shooting 57 percent from the field. There are three different players that are averaging 11.6 points.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Wings are going to have no issue in this game. The Mercury scored only 62 points in the last game and they are going to really struggle to get the offense in this game. Look for the Wings to get close to 90 points and that will be the difference as the Mercury are going to get the job done. Back the Wings against the spread.