Connecticut Sun vs Atlanta Dream WNBA Picks 7/10/2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
State Farm Arena
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State Farm Arena is the site where Tiffany Hayes and the Atlanta Dream (3-10, 6th in the Eastern Conference) will play the Connecticut Sun (9-5, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) on Wednesday.
The Sun have been terrible for basketball bettors, having gone 6-8 ATS. Atlanta is covering 38.5% of the time, going 5-8 against the spread.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun have been a terrible Over bet for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 5-9.
Connecticut is covering 14.3% of the time as the visitor, having gone 1-6 ATS.
Important Atlanta Dream Betting Trends
The Dream are covering 50.0% of the time at State Farm Arena, going 3-3 against the spread.
The Dream have been a terrible Over bet for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 5-8.
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
06/26/19 G Layshia Clarendon Ankle is OUT 3-4 months
Key Atlanta Dream Injuries
05/10/19 F Angel McCoughtry Knee is out indefinitely
Jasmine Thomas comes into this contest averaging 11.0 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun. She pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 36% while her free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Courtney Williams averages 11.1 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.5 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 39% for the year while her free throw percentage is 74%.
Tiffany Hayes averages 12.6 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per contest this year for the Dream. She grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 40% and her free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Brittney Sykes averages 12.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 40% and her free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 77.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.0 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 13.3 per game. The Sun allow 76.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 19.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta is 11th in the league with 69.9 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 37%, while their average scoring margin is -8.6. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 15.6. The Dream are 6th in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Dream surrender 78.5 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 18.5 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 40.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dream are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season.
The Sun are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 98.4, and their offensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 8th. They are 5th in the WNBA in pace with 78 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 8th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the WNBA. Connecticut is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 1st in the WNBA.
Atlanta is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 8th in the WNBA. The Dream are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 91 is ranked 3rd. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 76.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 11th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Atlanta
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