Dallas Wings vs Connecticut Sun Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/12/2020
Game: Dallas Wings vs Connecticut Sun
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: CBS Sports
IMG Academy is the site where Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun (2-6, 5th in the Eastern Conference) will take on the Dallas Wings (3-5, 6th in the Western Conference) on Wednesday.
Satou Sabally comes into this contest averaging 12.0 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wings. She pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 37% while her free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Arike Ogunbowale averages 20.4 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.9 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 40% for the year while her free throw percentage is 70%.
Alyssa Thomas averages 15.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Sun. She grabs 10.0 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 52% and her free throw percentage currently is at 67%. DeWanna Bonner averages 18.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. She also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 44% and her free throw percentage is 90%.
Dallas averages 80.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 11.3 per game. The Wings allow 84.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 18.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Connecticut is 9th in the league with 81.8 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.6. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 33.5 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 18.1. The Sun are 9th in turnovers per game with 14.4. The Sun surrender 83.4 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 17.8 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun are 8th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game this season.
The Wings are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 106.2, and their offensive rating of 101.3 is ranked 3rd. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 79.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 11th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the WNBA. Dallas is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 8th in the WNBA.
Connecticut is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 5th in the WNBA. The Sun are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 102.4, and their offensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 6th. They are 6th in the WNBA in pace with 81.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 10th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the WNBA.
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Tony's Pick: Take Connecticut
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