Phoenix Mercury vs Seattle Storm Prediction WNBA Picks 6/13

Phoenix Mercury vs Seattle Storm Prediction WNBA Picks 6/13

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Preview

The matchup between the Seattle Storm and the Phoenix Mercury promises to be an intriguing contest in the WNBA Commissioner's Cup. Don't forget to stay up-to-date with the latest WNBA predictions and expert insights on the KingPin.pro app for iOS and Android.

 

Offense Review:

The Seattle Storm have struggled offensively this season, averaging only 73.6 points per game. Their scoring output heavily relies on the performance of Jewell Loyd, who averages 26.0 points per game. However, Loyd cannot carry the offense alone, and the Storm need additional contributors to step up. On the other hand, the Phoenix Mercury have fared slightly better, averaging 80.6 points per game. Led by the dominant scoring of Brittney Griner, who averages 22.7 points per game, the Mercury possess offensive firepower. However, inconsistencies have limited their offensive efficiency at times.

 

Defense Review:

Both teams have struggled defensively, allowing their opponents to score at a high rate. The Seattle Storm concede an average of 83.6 points per game, while the Phoenix Mercury allow 86.4 points per game. These defensive struggles can create opportunities for offensive explosions, but they also increase the likelihood of offensive inconsistencies and lower-scoring games.

 

Injury Update:

Injuries can impact a team's offensive and defensive performance. Keeping an eye on the injury status of key players is crucial in evaluating a team's potential output. While both teams have experienced some injuries, it is essential to monitor any updates before making a final prediction.

 

Prediction 

Considering the offensive struggles of the Seattle Storm and the inconsistencies in the Phoenix Mercury's offensive production, the under of 161.5 points is the best bet for this game. The Storm's average scoring output falls well below this line, and the Mercury's offensive efficiency has been hampered by inconsistencies. Additionally, both teams' defensive vulnerabilities suggest a potential lower-scoring affair. Expect a more defensive-oriented matchup, leading to a final score that stays under the projected total.

Conclusion:

As the Seattle Storm take on the Phoenix Mercury, the under of 161.5 points stands out as the best bet for this game. Both teams have experienced offensive inconsistencies and defensive vulnerabilities throughout the season. With scoring struggles on one end and defensive lapses on the other, anticipate a lower-scoring contest. Remember to download the KingPin.pro app for iOS and Android to access more WNBA predictions and expert picks for this game and many others.

 

Pick: Under 161.5 points

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