Defending Champion Washington Mystics will face Seattle Storm in the first match today. Here we look at the Match details and TV Schedule.
Both the teams are placed on No.1 and No.2 spot in the league table. Storm and Mystics have won there opening two games comfortably. Liberty(71-87) and Minnesota Lynx (66-90) lost to Storm whereas Mystics register victory over Fever (101-76) and Sun (94-89).
Mystics are missing some key players from last season but still, they are playing like a champion side. Storm on the other side is storming their way into the playoffs and is full of confidence. They were eliminated early in the playoffs previous season but in this season they are looking to go deep into the Playoffs.
This is a game that could be a preview for the WNBA finals this year, as both these teams are expected to make it to the WNBA summit this season.
Where to watch Storm vs Mystics on TV and Online?
The game is scheduled at 6:00 PM (ET) and can be watched on the following platforms:
- NBA TV (Accessed through NBA League Pass)
- Live Stream on Fubo.tv
Fans can watch the Scrimmage games on NBA TV on both the NBA website and the mobile application. However, you’ll need to buy the NBA League Pass in order to do that.
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Storm vs Mystics Preview
Seattle has been hyped as the preseason title favorites and they have lived up to the expectation by winning both their opening games. The real test will be today when they will face the defending champion.
Storm vs Mystics should be intense tonight…Finals preview?
— Howie Schwab (@howieschwab) July 30, 2020
For Seattle, Breanna Stewart has scored 18 points and 9 rebounds in the opening two encounters and Sue Bird is averaging 13.5 ppg and 4.5 assists per game. They will be a crucial duo in today’s game if Seattle Storm wants to come on top of Mystics. Bird alone scored 16 points against Minnesota on Tuesday.
Both the team met in 2018 finals, where Seattle swept mystics, and fans are expecting the same this year as both the teams are favorites for the Final.
This year Washington Mystics are missing out on their key talent from the previous season. Elena Delle Donne, Natasha Cloud, and Tina Charles are not participating this year. Yet the team has talent in their pockets, Aerial Powers and Myisha Hines-Allen have been powering Mystics in opening two games. They both are averaging 21.5 points while Emma Meesseman and Ariel Atkins average 13 points apiece.
The probable lineup for Washington Mystics
Ariel Atkins – SF
Myisha Hines-Allen – PF
Aerial Powers – SG
Emma Meesseman – C
Leilani Mitchell – PG
The probable lineup for Seattle Storm
Alysha Clark – SF
Breanna Stewart – PF
Natasha Howard – C
Jewell Loyd – SG
Sue Bird – PG