Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty WNBA Parlay 8/30/2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
Westchester County Center
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Courtney Williams and the Connecticut Sun (21-9, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) travel to Westchester County Center on Friday where they'll meet the New York Liberty (9-21, 5th in the Eastern Conference).
The Sun have been a dicey play for wagerers, having gone 14-16 ATS. New York is covering the spread 34.5% of the time, going 10-19 against the spread.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun have been a strong Under bet for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 13-17.
The Sun are covering the spread 33.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 5-10 ATS.
Important New York Liberty Betting Trends
New York is covering the spread 37.5% of the time at Westchester County Center, going 6-10 against the spread.
The Liberty have been an excellent Over bet for O/U basketball bettors, having gone 16-13.
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
08/29/19 G Rachel Banham Ankle is questionable Friday vs NY Liberty
06/26/19 G Layshia Clarendon Ankle is out 3-4 months
Key New York Liberty Injuries
08/27/19 G Asia Durr Groin is questionable Friday vs Connecticut Sun
05/24/19 C Kiah Stokes Personal is out for season
Courtney Williams comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun. She pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 43% while her free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Jasmine Thomas averages 11.4 points per game in 30.0 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 39% for the year while her free throw percentage is 78%.
Kia Nurse averages 14.3 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Liberty. She grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 40% and her free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Tina Charles averages 17.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 39% and her free throw percentage is 81%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 79.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.1 per game. The Sun allow 76.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd 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 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 19.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
New York is 7th in the league with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -7.5. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 7th in the league in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 19.4. The Liberty are 3rd in turnovers per game with 14.6. The Liberty surrender 84.8 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 20.1 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Liberty are 4th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game this season.
The Sun are 4th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 101, and their defensive rating of 97.1 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 78.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 6th. As a team they are 9th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% 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 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 5th in the league.
New York is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 1st in the WNBA. The Liberty are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 107, and their offensive rating of 97.5 is ranked 1st. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 79.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 9th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the WNBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay Prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Connecticut and under the total points
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