Washington Mystics vs Connecticut Sun Expert WNBA Picks 6/11/2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Mohegan Sun Arena
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Mohegan Sun Arena is the site where Jasmine Thomas and the Connecticut Sun (5-1, 1st in the Eastern Conference) will take on the Washington Mystics (4-1, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) on Tuesday.
The Mystics have been a very good option for basketball bettors, having gone 3-2 ATS. The Sun are covering 66.7% of the time, going 4-2 against the spread.
Valuable Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Mystics have been a very good Over pick for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 3-2.
The Mystics are covering 0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 0-2 ATS.
Important Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun are covering 33.3% of the time at Mohegan Sun Arena, going 1-2 against the spread.
The Sun have been a bad Over pick for over/under WNBA wagerers, having gone 2-4.
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
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
No key injuries to report
Natasha Cloud comes into this game averaging 12.2 points per contest while being on the court 31.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Mystics. She grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and hands out 5.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 45% while her free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Kristi Toliver averages 13.4 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.0 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage is 54% for the year while her free throw percentage is 67%.
Jasmine Thomas averages 12.3 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Sun. She grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 35% and her free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Courtney Williams averages 13.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 89.6 points per game this season, which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They average 33.0 rebounds per contest and 22.6 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 11.0 per game. The Mystics allow 78.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 16.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut is 5th in the league with 79.3 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 38%, while their average scoring margin is 7.2. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 41.7 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 16.8. The Sun are 10th in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Sun surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 26% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 18.7 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game this season.
The Mystics are 1st in the WNBA in offensive rating with 118.2, and their defensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 75.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league. Washington is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 1st in the league.
Connecticut is 11th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 44%, which is 10th in the WNBA. The Sun are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 91.2, and their offensive rating of 100.3 is ranked 12th. They are 6th in the WNBA in pace with 79.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 10th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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