Washington Mystics vs Connecticut Sun WNBA Parlay 5/25/2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Mohegan Sun Arena
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Jasmine Thomas and the Connecticut Sun (21-13 last year, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) host the Washington Mystics (21-12 last season, 2nd in the Eastern Conference) at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
The Mystics were hot and cold for Las Vegas oddsmakers last year, having gone 21-20 ATS. Connecticut covered 45.7% of the time, going 16-19 against the spread. The Sun were less than ideal for bettors as the favorite, going 13-14 ATS. Washington covered 52.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 13-12 against the spread.
Valuable Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Mystics were a decent Under bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 20-22.
Washington covered 57.1% of the time last year on the road, having gone 12-9 ATS.
Important Connecticut Sun Betting Trends
The Sun covered 41.2% of the time last year at Mohegan Sun Arena, going 7-10 against the spread.
The Sun were a decent Under bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 17-17.
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/23/19 F Aerial Powers Leg is out Saturday vs Connecticut Sun
05/23/19 F Elena Delle Donne Knee is questionable Saturday vs Connecticut Sun
Key Connecticut Sun Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ariel Atkins comes into this contest after averaging 11.3 points per game while playing 22.5 minutes per night last season for the Mystics. She pulled down 2.4 rebounds per game and dished out 2.1 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage was 43% while her free throw percentage was at 82%. LaToya Sanders averaged 10.2 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest last season. She averaged 1.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Washington. Her field goal percentage was 61% for the year while her free throw percentage was 87%.
Jasmine Thomas averaged 12.9 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest last year for the Sun. She grabbed 3.3 rebounds per game and had 4.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage was 40% and her free throw percentage was at 86%. Courtney Williams averaged 12.6 points per game last season and she saw the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. She also averaged 5.9 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. Her field goal percentage was 46% and her free throw percentage was 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averaged 82.0 points per contest last season, which ranked them 6th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin was 3.1 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a team, which had them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shot 36% which was good for 5th in the league. They averaged 31.6 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranked them 11th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 11th with 11.0 per game. The Mystics allowed 79.0 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 3rd in the league. They also allowed a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 33.1 rebounds a game which ranked 4th and they gave up 18.4 assists per contest, which put them in 5th place in the league. They forced 12.7 turnovers per game which ranked them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Connecticut was 1st in the league with 87.6 points per game last year. They were 2nd in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was 5.9. They shot 37% from 3-point range, which was good for 2nd in the WNBA. They were 1st in the league in rebounding with 36.9 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 19.6. The Sun were 5th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Sun surrendered 81.7 points per contest, which ranked them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense allowed a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 3rd with 18.2 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 32.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun were 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game last season.
The Mystics were 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 106.6, and their offensive rating of 110.7 was ranked 7th. They were 11th in the WNBA in pace with 76.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% was 4th. As a unit they were 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. Washington was 10th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 13.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 50%, which was 7th in the WNBA.
Connecticut was 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 49%, which was 9th in the WNBA. The Sun were 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 103.3, and their offensive rating of 110.8 was ranked 8th. They were 5th in the WNBA in pace with 79.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% was 3rd. As a unit they were 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the WNBA.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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