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WNBA Betting Recap - 7/23-8/5

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League Betting Notes (Tuesday, July 23 through Monday, Aug. 5)

-- Favorites went 17-2 straight up (SU)
-- Favorites went 12-7 against the spread (ATS)
-- Home teams went 13-6 SU
-- Road teams went 11-8 ATS
-- The 'over' went 9-8-2

Season Totals To Date

-- Favorites are 82-49 straight up (SU)
-- Underdogs 73-55-3 against the spread (ATS)
-- Home teams are 79-52 SU
-- Road teams are 68-60-3 ATS
-- The 'under' is 74-55-2

Team Betting Notes

--  Atlanta  (5-17 SU, 9-13 ATS) is in the midst of another skid, entering the week on a seven-game losing streak. During the span they have managed to cover just twice, too. The only thing consistent about the Dream lately has been the 'under', which is 3-1 over the past four contests.

-- Chicago  (12-9 SU, 13-7-1 ATS) has picked up the pace lately, ripping off five victories across the past six, while covering three in a row and five of the past six. The Sky have been a friend to total bettors at the window, too, as the over has connected in five of the past six, and seven straight games on the road.

-- After a five-game skid from June 23-July 10, 
Connecticut  (16-6 SU, 10-12 ATS) has restored order and soared back to the top of the East with seven straight wins while going 4-3 ATS. However, they have failed to cover in each of the past three at home.

Dallas  (6-16 SU, 11-11 ATS) remains stuck in the basement, and it's thanks mostly to their awful record on the road. They have dropped all 10 of their games away from home. Total bettors love the Wings, however, as the 'under' is a whopping 16-4-2 across 22 games this season.

Indiana  (8-15 SU, 11-12 ATS) has won back-to-back games for just the second time this season, entering the new week looking for their first three-game winning streak since Sept. 6-11, 2016. Despite a couple of wins recently, the Fever are still struggling against the number with a 2-5 ATS mark across the past seven.

Las Vegas  (15-8 SU, 9-14 ATS) continues to hold off  Los Angeles  (13-8 SU, 11-9-1 ATS) for first place in the Western Conference. The Aces are 3-1 ATS across the past four outings, and total bettors love them, too. The under is 5-0-1 across the past six, and 7-1-1 over the past nine outings. The Aces will have to do it without F A'ja Wilson, who is sidelined at least for a couple of weeks.

-- As far as the Sparks are concerned, they have won and covered three in a row, and they have not lost back-to-back games since a four-game skid from June 15-23. The under is an impressive 4-2 over the past six contests.

Minnesota  (10-11 SU, 11-9-1 ATS) has dropped four in a row to slip under the .500 mark, and they're 1-3 ATS during the span. They'll look to turn things around against the Dream on Tuesday night, looking to avenge a 60-53 loss  in the ATL back on July 12.

New York  (8-13 SU, 9-11-1 ATS) is skidding again, dropping three in a row and six of the past seven after a four-game winning streak from June 28-July 5. They're also just 2-5 ATS across the past seven outings.They'll look to get well against Chicago on Wednesday, but they're 0-2 SU/ATS against the Sky in two previous meetings this season with the 'over' hitting in each outing.

-- For Phoenix  (11-10 SU, 11-9-1 ATS), they find themselves in the uncharacteristic spot of fourth place in the Western Conference, and struggling just to qualify for the playoffs. They did pull off an impressive 103-82 win against  Washington  (15-7 SU, 12-10 ATS) last time out. The Mercury have also cashed in each of their past five games while the over is 3-1 in the past four.

-- Speaking of the Mystics, the they're just 3-6 ATS over the past nine contests with the over hitting in three in a row, and seven of the past nine.

-- Lastly, defending WNBA champ Seattle  (12-11 SU, 11-11-1 ATS) continues to flounder, as they jockey with Phoenix in the middle of the Western Conference pack. The Storm have dropped and failed to cover in each of the past three. 

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