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ATL vs IND Dream11 Prediction WNBA Live Fantasy Basketball Dream11 Team, Top Picks and Tips for Atlanta Dream vs Indiana Fever

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ATL vs IND Dream11: The WNBA has taken a strong turn towards the Playoffs steadily and in a few days, we will learn the seedings meaning who will meet who and where the meeting will happen. So far, we have seen five teams qualify but one team has been disqualified in Indiana Fever. In this game, the Atlanta Dream will meet Indiana Fever.

The Atlanta Dream has been better than last season, winning 12 and losing 18 games, but still, their road to Playoffs has turned thorny lately. Their chances look slim and they are on a four-game losing streak, coming into this game after losing to the Wings 68:81 in the last game.

The Indiana Fever’s season is basically the one that everyone involved with them would wanna forget. They have only won 5 out of 32 games, and they are on a 14-game losing streak. In their last game, they lost to the Aces 69:74 in another poor effort.

The Fever has lost all their three games against the Dream.

Host: Atlanta Dream
Visitors: Indiana Fever
Match Timing: 4 August, @ 04:30 AM (+05:30 UTC)
Venue: The Gateway Center

WNBA Projections, Stats & Analysis

Dream’s chances thwarted badly

The Dream has completely lost the plot after a strong 7-4 start. Their offense has been one of the worst in the league. Atlanta has received significant contributions from Rhyne Howard, whose defense has been premium but her offense still needs fine-tuning and support around her. Tiffany Hayes helped things temporarily but except for Cheyene, the Dream has had not much support around Rhyne Howard. Their defense has been strong but their offense hasn’t been good enough to even get to 80 points on most nights.

Fever’s chances have been nil

The Fever has been decimated within the first half mostly and their performances are just worsening these days. Indiana has been unable to keep the ante up on the offensive end and except for Kelsey Mitchell, who had another phenomenal season and rookie NaLyssa Smith, it is like they have no offense. Their defense has been abysmal, they give up too many easy buckets and their way of offense hasn’t panned out for a long time. They need some big changes in the offseason.

Performance Predictions

Highest scorer: Rhyne Howard: 22
Highest rebounder: NaLyssa Smith: 11
Top assists maker: Erica Wheeler: 6
Score Prediction: Dream 82    Fever 75

Atlanta Dream vs Indiana Fever WNBA Live, Team News, and Lineups

Indiana Fever Team News

  • Kelsey Mitchell is OUT for the game.

Fever Expected Starting Five
Two-Way Forward: PF: NaLyssa Smith
Inside Presence: C: Queen Egbo
Slashing Guard: SG: Victoria Vivians
Driving Veteran Guard: SG: Danielle Robinson
Scoring Guard: SG: Tiffany Mitchell

BENCH: Emily Engstler, Destanni Henderson, Lexie Hull, Rennia Davis, Khayla Pointer, Emma Canon

Atlanta Dream Team News:

  • Tiffany Hayes, Monique Billings, Ad Durr, Nia Coffey are OUT.

Dream Expected Starting Five
High-Post Forward: F: Cheyenne Parker
Rebounding Specialist: F: Naz Hillmon
Crafty Dribbler: G: Erica Wheeler
Off-the-ball Shooter: SG: Kristy Wallace
Sharpshooting Two-Way Guard: SG: Rhyne Howard

BENCH: Beatrice Mompremier, Megan Walker, Naz Hillmon, Kia Vaughn, Aari McDonald.

NBA Scores, Fantasy Basketball Top Picks

Rhyne Howard(ATL)
Points: 22
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 01
Blocks: 02
Steals: 01
Guard Howard has been a sparkling presence but her offense surely needs more work but her defense is surely at an elite level. The rookie can be in 19-25 points range.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 18-30

NaLyssa Smith(MIN)
Points: 18
Rebounds: 13
Assists: 01
Forward Smith has been a big factor as a scorer and rebounder but her game is still in its nascent stages. I believe she will be in 14-19 points and 8-12 rebounds range.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 19-29

Cheyenne Parker(ATL)
Points: 12
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 01
Blocks: 01

Forward Parker is a fantastic post player and can also go hard on the rebounding and defensive end. I believe she will be in 11-18 points and 5-8 rebounds range.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 19-30

Victoria Vivians(MIN)
Points: 08
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 00
Blocks: 01
Guard Victoria has had a contrasting second half of a season after doing a great job in the first half of the season. I believe she will be in 9-15 points range.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 27-37

Erica Wheeler(ATL)
Points: 07
Rebounds: 02
Assists: 06
Steals: 03
Erica has been a factor as a playmaker and defender but she hasn’t done much scoring-wise this season at all. I believe she will be in 5-9 points, 4-7 assists, and 1-3 steals range.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 14-25

ATL vs MIN DREAM11 LINEUP BALANCERS

  • Aari McDonald(ATL) had 13 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals in the last game. Aari is great at reading the lanes and can intercept passes while being a decent influence offensively. I believe she will be in 8-13 points range.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 19-29
  • Emily Engstler(MIN) had 5 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block in the last game. Engstler is a tremendous rebounder and defender who can also dip inside points. I believe she will be in 6-10 points, 6-10 rebounds, and 1-2 blocks/steals range.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 16-27
  • Destanni Henderson(MIN) had 16 points, 4 assists, 2 rebounds in the last game. Rookie Destanni has shown great willingness to put up shots in her early period but she will need to improve her shooting stroke. I see her in 11-16 points and 4-6 assists range,
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 15-25
  • Queen Egbo(MIN) had 2 points, 3 rebounds, 1 block in the last game. Center Egbo is a powerful inside player but still is developing consistency. I believe she will be in 4-8 points and 5-8 rebounds range.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 14-24
  • Naz Hillmon(ATL) had 6 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal in the last game. Naz is a strong rebounder who can also finish inside. I believe she will be in 4-8 points and 5-8 rebounds range.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 10-17
  • Emma Cannon(MIN) had 8 points, 4 rebounds in the last game. Emma can give decent minutes as a scorer and rebounder. I believe she will be in 6-10 points and 3-6 rebounds range.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 11-17
  • Kristy Wallace(ATL) had 2 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists in the last game. Guard Kristy has a lot to prove but has shown promising signs as a rookie. I believe she will be in 6-10 points range.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 7-17
  • Tiffany Mitchell(MIN) had 3 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal in the last game. Guard Mitchell’s role has increased with Kelsey’s departure. I believe she will be in 6-12 points range here.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 8-16

ATL vs MIN Dream11 Team

(Recommended)
PG: E Wheeler, A McDonald
SG: D Henderson
SF: T Mitchell, V Vivians, R Howard(SP)
PF: N Smith(PP)
C:    C Parker

(Alternate)
PG: E Wheeler, A McDonald
SG: K Anne Wallace, D Henderson
SF: V Vivians, R Howard(SP)
PF: N Smith(PP)
C:    C Parker

Where to watch WNBA Live Score?

Can Howard and co. sweep the Fever in the season series in what has been an incredible performance from them against the league’s worst. You can watch this brilliant battle on the WNBA League Pass where you have all the live games and also the full-game replays. It is also available on the official Facebook page of Indiana Fever. To learn the scores, news, and stats, go to the official website of the WNBA.

Shubham Singh

Basketball is an intense sport and NBA has the most varied talents in the world. I like analysing basketball and uncover the nuances that dictate the game.