Connecticut Sun vs Indiana Fever WNBA Betting Tips 7/14/2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Courtney Williams and the Connecticut Sun (10-6, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Sunday where they'll meet the Indiana Fever (6-11, 5th in the Eastern Conference).
The Sun have been bad for WNBA wagerers, having gone 7-9 ATS. The Fever are covering the spread 52.9% of the time, going 9-8 against the spread.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun have been a terrible Over option for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 6-10.
Connecticut is covering the spread 12.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 1-7 ATS.
Important Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever are covering the spread 66.7% of the time at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, going 6-3 against the spread.
The Fever have been a terrible Under option for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 10-7.
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
06/26/19 G Layshia Clarendon Ankle is out 3-4 months
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Courtney Williams comes into this game averaging 11.2 points per contest while being on the court 28.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Sun. She grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and hands out 3.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 38% while her free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Jasmine Thomas averages 11.1 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.4 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 36% for the year while her free throw percentage is 81%.
Erica Wheeler averages 12.1 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per contest this year for the Fever. She grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage currently is at 93%. Candice Dupree averages 11.7 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.9 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 48% and her free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 77.7 points per game this season, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 5th in the WNBA. They average 37.1 rebounds per contest and 17.9 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.4 per game. The Sun allow 76.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 19.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 6th in the league with 77.9 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 16.6. The Fever are 10th in turnovers per game with 12.4. The Fever surrender 78.9 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 19.4 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fever are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game this season.
The Sun are 3rd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 99.9, and their defensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 77.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 9th. As a team they are 10th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Connecticut is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 4th in the league.
Indiana is 10th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 11th in the league. The Fever are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 102.4, and their defensive rating of 103.8 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 75.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 6th. As a team they are 6th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana
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