Washington Mystics at Connecticut Sun WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/24/2018
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Mohegan Sun Arena
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Mohegan Sun Arena is the site of the matchup between the Washington Mystics and the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Connecticut as 5.5 point favorites.
The Mytics head into this matchup with a mark of 14-10. They are 2nd in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of 2.4 as they average 84.5 points per contest while giving up 82.1 per game. The Sun have an overall mark of 13-12. They are 3rd in the Eastern Conference. They total 86.0 points per contest and give up 82.0, which is a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 12-12 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 12-12 against the over/under
Important Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Connecticut Sun are 10-15 against the spread
The Connecticut Sun are 10-14-1 against the over/under
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
07/21/18 G Natasha Cloud Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs Conneticut Sun
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kristi Toliver comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Mytics. She pulls down 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 44% while her free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Elena Delle Donne averages 20.6 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage is 47% for the year while her free throw percentage is 92%.
Jasmine Thomas averages 12.5 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the Sun. She grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 37% and her free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Chiney Ogwumike averages 14.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 61% and her free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 84.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.2 per game. The Mytics allow 82.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut is 3rd in the league with 86.0 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 19.0. The Sun are 8th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Sun surrender 82.0 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 17.4 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 32.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season.
The Mytics are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 106.7, and their offensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 4th. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 76.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 4th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. Washington is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 4th in the WNBA.
Connecticut is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 6th in the WNBA. The Sun are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 103.4, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 7th. They are 4th in the WNBA in pace with 79.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 6th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -5.5
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