Connecticut Sun at Washington Mystics WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/26/2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Capital One Arena
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Capital One Arena is the site of the matchup between the Connecticut Sun and the Washington Mystics on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 1 point favorites.
The Sun have a record of 8-5. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of 8.5 as they average 90.5 points per game while giving up 82.0 per contest. The Mytics have an overall record of 8-5. They are 2nd in the Eastern Conference. They average 83.8 points per game and surrender 82.7, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Connecticut Sun are 3-2 against the spread
The Connecticut Sun are 0-2 against the over/under
Important Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 2-5 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 4-3 against the over/under
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
06/24/18 F Alyssa Thomas Shoulder is "?" Tuesday vs Wash Mystics
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
Chiney Ogwumike comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun. She pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 63% while her free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Jasmine Thomas averages 14.9 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 4.9 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 42% for the year while her free throw percentage is 80%.
Tianna Hawkins averages 9.8 points per game while playing 22.3 minutes per contest this year for the Mytics. She grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 50% and her free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Kristi Toliver averages 15.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. She also averages 1.6 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage is 97%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 90.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 13.0 per game. The Sun allow 82.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 4th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 17.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 3rd in the league with 83.8 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 1.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 31.1 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 15.6. The Mytics are 6th in turnovers per game with 13.2. The Mytics surrender 82.7 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 18.3 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 32.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mytics are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season.
The Sun are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 111.6, and their defensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 81.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 5th. As a team they are 5th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Connecticut is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 8th in the league.
Washington is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 2nd in the WNBA. The Mytics are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 107, and their offensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 2nd. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 77.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 4th. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -1
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