Las Vegas Aces vs Connecticut Sun Prediction, 9/3/2020 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Las Vegas Aces vs Connecticut Sun
Date: Thursday, September 3, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
Danielle Robinson and the Las Vegas Aces (12-4, 3rd in the Western Conference) go to IMG Academy on Thursday where they'll meet the Connecticut Sun (8-9, 2nd in the Eastern Conference).
Danielle Robinson comes into this game averaging 7.4 points per contest while being on the court 22.0 minutes per night so far this year for the Aces. She grabs 2.2 rebounds per contest and hands out 3.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 48% while her free throw percentage is currently at 86%. A'ja Wilson averages 20.1 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.8 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Las Vegas. Her field goal percentage is 46% for the year while her free throw percentage is 80%.
Alyssa Thomas averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year for the Sun. She grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 51% and her free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Brionna Jones averages 10.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 26.1 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 57% and her free throw percentage is 68%.
Las Vegas averages 87.8 points per game this season, which ranks them 2nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They average 38.0 rebounds per contest and 19.4 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 12.7 per game. The Aces allow 79.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Connecticut is 11th in the league with 78.8 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.2. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 34.1 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 18.6. The Sun are 10th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Sun surrender 78.6 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 17.9 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun are 10th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game this season.
The Aces are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 98.2, and their offensive rating of 107.9 is ranked 11th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 81.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 7th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 16% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the WNBA. Las Vegas is 11th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 10th in the WNBA.
Connecticut is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 7th in the WNBA. The Sun are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 99.9, and their offensive rating of 100.1 is ranked 9th. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 78.7 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 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Las Vegas
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