New York Liberty vs. Washington Mystics Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – June 9

The Washington Mystics (0-11) will aim to break a six-game road skid when taking on the New York Liberty (10-2) on June 9, 2024 at Barclays Center.

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Spread: Liberty (+14.5) to Cover

  • Both DraftKings and the model expect the Liberty to walk away with the victory, but the model spread (17.4) is 2.9 points further in their direction.
  • The Liberty are 5-7-0 against the spread this season.
  • New York is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 14.5-point favorites.
  • The Mystics have gone 5-5-1 ATS this year.

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Total: Over 157.5

  • The DraftKings total for this game, 157.5 points, and the model’s projected total, 158.2 points, are only 0.7 points apart.
  • This season, the Liberty games have finished over 157.5 points scored, their current matchup’s over/under, eight (out of 12) times.
  • Seven of Washington’s 11 games this season have had more than 157.5 total points scored.
  • Six of the Liberty’s 11 games with a set total have hit the over (54.5%).
  • Out of the Mystics’ 11 games with a set total, five have hit the over (45.5%).

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Moneyline Winner: Liberty (-1429)

  • Prediction: Liberty 88, Mystics 70
  • Washington has been the underdog in 11 games this season, and it has failed to win any of those contests.

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Liberty Leaders

  • Breanna Stewart leads the Liberty in scoring and rebounding, tallying 19.3 points and 9.6 rebounds per game.
  • Sabrina Ionescu leads New York in assists, averaging 5.3 per game while also scoring 17.8 points per contest.
  • Ionescu leads the Liberty in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.4 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The New York steals leader is Stewart, who averages 1.8 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Jonquel Jones, who compiles 1.6 rejections per contest.

Mystics Leaders

  • Ariel Atkins is at the top of the Mystics scoring leaderboard with 13.2 points per game. She also grabs 4.3 rebounds and racks up 3.2 assists per game.
  • The Washington leaders in rebounding and assists are Aaliyah Edwards with 6.3 rebounds per game (she also adds 9 points and one assist per game) and Julie Vanloo with 5.7 assists per game (she also tacks on 8.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per game).
  • Stefanie Dolson is the most prolific from distance for the Mystics, hitting two threes per game.
  • Washington’s leader in steals is Atkins (1.8 per game), and its leader in blocks is Edwards (1.1 per game).

Mystics Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Brittney Sykes Out Ankle

All stats in this article refer to the 2024 regular season.

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