Washington Mystics at Connecticut Sun WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/13/2018
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Mohegan Sun Arena
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The Washington Mystics travel to Mohegan Sun Arena to play the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Connecticut as 10.5 point favorites.
The Mytics have a record of 5-4. They are 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -0.8 as they average 81.9 points per game while giving up 82.7 per contest. The Sun have an overall mark of 7-1. They are 1st in the Eastern Conference. They total 92.6 points per contest and give up 76.9, which is a point differential of 15.8.
Valuable Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 1-4 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 3-2 against the over/under
Important Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Connecticut Sun are 3-1 against the spread
The Connecticut Sun are 0-0 against the over/under
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
05/19/18 G Tayler Hill Knee is out indefinitely
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tianna Hawkins comes into this contest averaging 10.9 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Mytics. She pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 51% while her free throw percentage is currently at 57%. Kristi Toliver averages 14.4 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.1 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 96%.
Chiney Ogwumike averages 13.0 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per contest this year for the Sun. She grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 62% and her free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Alyssa Thomas averages 13.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 10.8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 51% and her free throw percentage is 51%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 81.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 30.9 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.6 per game. The Mytics allow 82.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 18.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut is 1st in the league with 92.6 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 39.9 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 21.1. The Sun are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Sun surrender 76.9 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 16.4 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season.
The Mytics are 5th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 105, and their defensive rating of 106 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 78 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 4th. As a team they are 4th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Washington is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 2nd in the league.
Connecticut is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 10th in the WNBA. The Sun are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 94.1, and their offensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 12th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 81.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% 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?
Tony's Pick: Take Connecticut -10.5
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