Connecticut Sun vs Washington Mystics Basketball Betting Tips 6/29/2019
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Entertainment and Sports Arena
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Entertainment and Sports Arena is the venue where Natasha Cloud and the Washington Mystics (8-3, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) will play the Connecticut Sun (9-3, 1st in the Eastern Conference) on Saturday.
The Sun have been an inconsistent bet for bettors, having gone 6-6 ATS. The Mystics cover the spread 63.6% of the time, going 7-4 against the spread.
Valuable Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun have been an excellent Under bet for O/U bettors, having gone 5-7.
Connecticut is covering the spread 16.7% of the time as the visitor, having gone 1-5 ATS.
Important Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Mystics cover the spread 57.1% of the time at Entertainment and Sports Arena, going 4-3 against the spread.
The Mystics have been a pretty good Under bet for O/U bettors, having gone 5-6.
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Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
06/26/19 G Layshia Clarendon Ankle is out 3-4 months
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
06/09/19 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out indefinitely
06/09/19 G Kim Mestdagh Personal is out indefinitely
05/30/19 G Kiara Leslie Knee is out indefinitely
Jasmine Thomas comes into this contest averaging 11.0 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Sun. She pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 35% while her free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Courtney Williams averages 11.7 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.6 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Connecticut. Her field goal percentage is 41% for the year while her free throw percentage is 83%.
Natasha Cloud averages 9.7 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Mystics. She grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 38% and her free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Kristi Toliver averages 11.6 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut averages 79.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.8 per game. The Sun allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 19.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 1st in the league with 85.5 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 11.0. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the WNBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 21.1. The Mystics are 12th in turnovers per game with 11.0. The Mystics surrender 74.5 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 16.3 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mystics are 11th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per game this season.
The Sun are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 95.8, and their offensive rating of 102.1 is ranked 10th. They are 5th in the WNBA in pace with 78.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 4th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the WNBA. Connecticut is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 7th in the WNBA.
Washington is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 5th in the WNBA. The Mystics are 1st in the league in defensive rating with 96.4, and their offensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 9th. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 77.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Connecticut
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