Mercury vs Dream Prediction - WNBA Picks 8/29/23
Atlanta Dream vs Phoenix Mercury
WNBA: Tuesday, August 29th at 7:00 PM ET
Betting Odds: Dream -8.5 -- Over/Under: 160.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Phoenix Mercury and Atlanta Dream face off on Tuesday in a WNBA showdown at The Gateway Center @ College Park.
Mercury Betting Preview
The Mercury sit with a 9-25 record overall and they are coming off another loss in the last game. The Mercury scored 74 points, but it wasn’t enough as the defense gave up 77 points and they lost by three. Brittney Griner finished with 19 points, two rebounds, and two assists. The Mercury are averaging 76.6 points while their defense is giving up 83.5 points per game. The offense is ranked 12th in the league while the defense is ranked 6th. Griner has been the top player this season averaging 18 points while shooting 56.7 percent from the field.
Dream Betting Preview
The Dream sit with a 16-19 record overall but they are coming off a loss in the last game, The offense scored 80 points but it wasn’t enough as the defense gave up 83 points and that led to the defeat. Cheyenne Parker had a strong game finishing with 24 points and 10 rebounds. The Dream are averaging 82.5 points while their defense is giving up 84.5 points per game. The offense is ranked 5th in the league while the defense is ranked 10th. Rhyne Howard has been the top player averaging 17.6 points while shooting 39.9 percent from the fieldand 37.2 percent from behind the three point line.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Mercury were more competitive in the last game, and they are going to keep this game close. The Dream’s defense really struggled in the last game and they are going to have some major issues in this game. The Mercury are going to run up the score and that is going to be the difference as Phoenix is going to get the job done. Back the Mercury against the spread to cash here.