Indiana Fever at Connecticut Sun WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/27/2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Mohegan Sun Arena
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The Indiana Fever travel to Mohegan Sun Arena to take on the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Connecticut as 10.5 point favorites.
The Fever head into this matchup with a mark of 1-13. They are 6th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -6.7 as they average 75.7 points per contest while giving up 82.4 per game. The Sun have an overall mark of 8-5. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They total 88.7 points per contest and give up 81.2, which is a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Indiana Fever are 2-6 against the spread
The Indiana Fever are 7-5 against the over/under
Important Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Connecticut Sun are 3-2 against the spread
The Connecticut Sun are 0-2 against the over/under
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
05/26/18 G Shenise Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
06/26/18 F Alyssa Thomas Shoulder is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs Wash Mystics
Kelsey Mitchell comes into this game averaging 15.9 points per contest while being on the court 29.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Fever. She grabs 1.8 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 38% while her free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Candice Dupree averages 13.1 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 50% for the year while her free throw percentage is 83%.
Chiney Ogwumike averages 15.2 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Sun. She grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 62% and her free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Jasmine Thomas averages 14.1 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 38% and her free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 75.7 points per game this season, which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.7 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They average 34.7 rebounds per contest and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 12.7 per game. The Fever allow 82.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 18.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut is 1st in the league with 88.7 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 19.2. The Sun are 6th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Sun surrender 81.2 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 16.8 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 32.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season.
The Fever are 11th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 96.6, and their defensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 77 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% is 11th. As a team they are 11th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Indiana is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 3rd in the league.
Connecticut is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 9th in the WNBA. The Sun are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 100.8, and their offensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 9th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 80.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 5th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Connecticut -10.5
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