Connecticut Sun vs Las Vegas Aces WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/2/2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019
Mandalay Bay Events Center
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Jasmine Thomas and the Connecticut Sun (2-1, 1st in the Eastern Conference) go to Mandalay Bay Events Center on Sunday where they'll meet the Las Vegas Aces (1-1, 4th in the Western Conference). Las Vegas opens this matchup as 2 point underdogs. The over/under is set at 159.
The Sun have been strong for WNBA bettors, having gone 2-1 ATS. The Aces cover the spread 50.0% of the time, going 1-1 against the spread. The Sun have been an excellent choice for wagerers as the favorite, going 2-1 ATS. Las Vegas covers the spread 50.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 1-1 against the spread.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun have been a bad Over play for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 1-2.
Connecticut covers the spread 0.0% of the time on the road, having gone 0-1 ATS.
Important Las Vegas Aces Betting Trends
The Aces cover the spread 0.0% of the time at Mandalay Bay Events Center, going 0-1 against the spread.
The Aces have been a dicey Over play for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 1-1.
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Las Vegas Aces Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jasmine Thomas comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun. She pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 41% while her free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Courtney Williams averages 11.0 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 39% for the year while her free throw percentage is 67%.
A'ja Wilson averages 16.0 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Aces. She grabs 10.0 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 34% and her free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Kayla McBride averages 17.5 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 56% and her free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 80.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 11.7 per game. The Sun allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 17.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Las Vegas is 1st in the league with 83.5 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 41.5 boards per game, and 6th in assists per contest with 17.5. The Aces are 7th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Aces surrender 78.0 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 42% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 19.0 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 37.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Aces are 5th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season.
The Sun are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 95.9, and their offensive rating of 104.1 is ranked 8th. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 77.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 5th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the WNBA. Connecticut is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 7th in the WNBA.
Las Vegas is 8th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 3rd in the WNBA. The Aces are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 95.1, and their offensive rating of 101.8 is ranked 9th. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 82 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 4th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 20% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Las Vegas +2
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