Storm vs Mercury Picks and Prediction – 8/6/2023

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 08/04/2023 at 9:17 PM ET

Seattle Storm at Phoenix Mercury 08/05/23 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 8/6/2023, 2:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: PHX -2.33333 (-210); O/U 161.833

The Seattle Storm look to bounce back from a loss with a victory on the road Saturday when visiting the Phoenix Mercury and you can catch all of the WNBA action with our free WNBA predictions. Seattle is 6-20 after a 76-65 loss to the Dallas Wings on Wednesday night. Jewell Loyd was the leading scorer for Seattle with 31 points. As a team, Seattle shot just 40.6% and was out rebounded by Dallas 44-30. Seattle is last in the Western Conference. 18 games behind first place Las Vegas.

Jewell Loyd is leading Seattle in scoring and assists with averages of 24.6 points and 3.6 assists per game, while Ezi Magbegor is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with averages of 13.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Seattle has only two players average double figures in scoring and as a team the Storm are scoring an average of 78.2 points per game.

The Phoenix Mercury look for their second consecutive victory when hosting Seattle on Saturday. Phoenix is 7-19 following a 91-71 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Thursday. Diana Taurasi scored 42 points to lead Phoenix and reach the 10,000-point plateau for her career. Taurasi is the all-time leading scorer in the WNBA and the only player to score 10,000 points.

Brittney Griner is leading Phoenix in scoring and rebounding with averages of 18.2 points at 6.2 rebounds per game, while Diana Taurasi is the second leading scorer and the leader in assists with averages of 17.4 points and 4.9 assists per game. Phoenix has three players averaging double figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 76.0 points per game.

Our Free WNBA Pick for vs

The Phoenix Mercury will pick up a victory at home on Saturday when hosting the Seattle Storm, but the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed in four of Seattle's last five, in four of Phoenix's last five and in seven of the last 11 that Phoenix has played at home. Phoenix is scoring an average of only 76.0 points per game and shoots just 43.9%, while Seattle is scoring an average of 78.2 points per game and shooting only 40.6%. Final Score Prediction, Phoenix Mercury wins but our best play is UNDER 74-66.

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