Seattle Storm vs. Washington Mystics Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – May 25

The Washington Mystics (0-5) will try to end a five-game losing streak when visiting the Seattle Storm (2-3) on May 25, 2024 at Climate Pledge Arena.

Trying to gain an edge on Saturday’s game? Dig into the best bets available for this matchup (based on our computer predictions) below.

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Spread: Mystics (+8.5) to Cover

  • The model favors the Storm by 7.8 points, just 0.7 less than the 8.5-point spread set by DraftKings.
  • The Mystics have a 3-1-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Washington is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 8.5 points or more this year.
  • The Storm are 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
  • Seattle has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 8.5 points or more this season (0-1).

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Total: Under 160

  • The DraftKings total for this game, 160 points, and the model’s projected total, 159.8 points, are only 0.2 points apart.
  • Out of five games thus far this year, the Storm have had two with more than 160 points scored, their current matchup’s total.
  • This year, three of Washington’s five games have had a combined total of more than 160 points scored.
  • Out of the Storm’s five games with a set total, two have hit the over.
  • Out of the Mystics’ five games with a set total, two have hit the over (40%).

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Moneyline Winner: Storm (-426)

  • Prediction: Storm 84, Mystics 76
  • This season, Washington has been listed as the underdog in five games and failed to win any of those contests.

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Storm Leaders

  • The Storm scoring leader is Jewell Loyd, who averages 19.8 per contest to go with 8.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists.
  • Ezi Magbegor leads Seattle in rebounding, averaging 8.6 per game, while Skylar Diggins-Smith leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.6 in each contest.
  • Sami Whitcomb makes more threes per game than any other member of the Storm, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.4 per contest.
  • The Seattle steals leader is Jordan Horston, who averages 2.4 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Magbegor, who compiles 2.4 rejections per contest.

Storm Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
MacKenzie Holmes Out For Season Knee

Mystics Leaders

  • Ariel Atkins scores 14.4 points per game and is the top scorer for the Mystics.
  • The Washington leaders in rebounding and assists are Shakira Austin with 6.5 rebounds per game (she also adds 11.5 points and 0.8 assists per game) and Julie Vanloo with 6.0 assists per game (she also tacks on 9.4 points and 3.4 rebounds per game).
  • Vanloo makes 2.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Mystics.
  • Washington’s leader in steals is Atkins with 2.6 per game, and its leader in blocks is Aaliyah Edwards with 1.2 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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