Connecticut Sun at Seattle Storm WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/15/2018
Friday, June 15, 2018
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The Connecticut Sun travel to Key Arena to play the Seattle Storm on Friday, June 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Connecticut as 2 point favorites.
The Sun have a record of 7-2. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of 15.8 as they average 92.6 points per game while giving up 76.9 per contest. The Storm have an overall record of 7-3. They are 4th in the Western Conference. They average 88.9 points per game and surrender 80.7, good for a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Connecticut Sun are 3-2 against the spread
The Connecticut Sun are 0-0 against the over/under
Important Seattle Storm Betting Trends
The Seattle Storm are 2-4 against the spread
The Seattle Storm are 2-1 against the over/under
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
06/14/18 F Alyssa Thomas Shoulder left last game, is doubtful Friday vs Seattle Storm
Key Seattle Storm Injuries
06/12/18 F Crystal Langhorne Ribs is out indefinitely
Chiney Ogwumike comes into this contest averaging 13.0 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun. She pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 62% while her free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Jasmine Thomas averages 14.0 points per game in 27.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.1 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 41% for the year while her free throw percentage is 77%.
Breanna Stewart averages 21.4 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest this year for the Storm. She grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 53% and her free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Jewell Loyd averages 19.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage is 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 92.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.3 per game. The Sun allow 76.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.4 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 16.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle is 2nd in the league with 88.9 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 34.6 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 19.8. The Storm are 4th in turnovers per game with 13.7. The Storm surrender 80.7 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 16.1 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Storm are 8th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game this season.
The Sun are 1st in the WNBA in offensive rating with 113.4, and their defensive rating of 94.1 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 81.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 2nd. As a team they are 3rd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Connecticut is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 11th in the league.
Seattle is 3rd in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 6th in the league. The Storm are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 113.3, and their defensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 6th in the league with 77.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? WNBA game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Connecticut +2 and under 165 points
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