Connecticut Sun vs Atlanta Dream Prediction, 6/11/2023 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Connecticut Sun vs Atlanta Dream
Date: Sunday, June 11, 2023
Location: Gateway Center in College Park, GA
TV: Youtube TV
The Connecticut Sun (7-2) travel to Gateway Center on Sunday where they'll take on the Atlanta Dream (2-3).
The Connecticut Sun played the Las Vegas Aces and took home the win by a score of 94-77 in their last contest. Connecticut finished having earned a 52.9% field goal percentage (37 out of 70) and converted 8 of their 14 3-point attempts. When they shot from the free throw line, the Sun knocked down 12 of their 16 shots for a rate of 75.0%. When discussing hauling in boards, they collected 34 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 28 assists for this contest as well as forcing the opposition into 16 turnovers and earning 12 steals. In regard to defense, Connecticut allowed the other team to shoot 46.7% from the field on 28 of 60 shooting. Las Vegas dished out 18 assists and had 8 steals for the game. In addition, Las Vegas had 26 rebounds (5 offensive, 21 defensive) and had 5 blocks. Las Vegas finished the game at 70.6% at the charity stripe by making 12 of their 17 attempts. They also knocked down 9 of their 21 shots from beyond the arc.
DeWanna Bonner is a player who had an impact in the game. She left the arena with 41 points on 16 out of 23 shooting. She was on the court for 32 minutes played and pulled down 7 boards. Bonner ended up going 69.6% from the field and dished out 1 assist.
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Connecticut comes into this game with a mark of 7-2 for the season. They lose possession by turning the ball over 13.0 times per game and as a team they commit 19.1 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Connecticut is collecting 36.4 rebounds per game and has accumulated 186 assists on the season, which is 1st in basketball in terms of passing. The Sun are hitting 34.4% on shots beyond the perimeter (62 of 180) and 75.1% from the free throw line. They are averaging 81.2 points per outing (6th in the WNBA) while hitting 42.4% from the floor. When they are on defense, the Sun are able to force 14.2 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 20.6 fouls. The Sun defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 42.4% (128 of 185) and they surrender 33.8 boards per contest as a team. They currently rank 12th in basketball in allowing assists to their opponents with 168 surrendered so far this season. They surrender 30.5% on shots from distance and they rank 3rd in the league in points per game allowed (77.8).
When they last stepped on the court, the Atlanta Dream took a loss by a final score of 92-87 when they played the Las Vegas Aces. The Dream earned 30 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 36 for the contest. They turned it over 15 times, while getting 5 steals in the matchup. The Aces were called for 13 personal fouls in the game which got the Dream to the free throw line for 10 tries. They were able to make 9 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 90.0%. In reference to 3-pointers, Atlanta converted 10 of 24 tries (41.7%). At the conclusion of this game, the Dream finished the game shooting 34 for 74 from the field which had them shooting 45.9%. The Dream permitted the Aces to make 33 out of their 70 attempts from the floor 0 47.1% for the game. They shot 28.6% from beyond the perimeter by hitting 6 of 21 and finished the game at 20 out of 25 at the charity stripe (80.0%). In regard to team rebounding, Atlanta permitted Las Vegas to snag 31 in all (5 on the offensive glass).
Cheyenne Parker ended up having an impact for the Dream for the matchup. She converted 10 out of 18 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 55.6%, and earned 11 rebounds. Parker earned 25 points in her 29 minutes of playing time, but wasn't able to get an assist.
Atlanta has a record of 2-3 so far this season. As an offense, the Dream are shooting 40.8% from the field, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Atlanta has accounted for 418 points this year (83.6 per contest) and they grab 36.8 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 19.2 times per contest (7th in the WNBA) and they turn it over 14.0 times per contest. The Dream are committing 17.6 fouls per contest and they shoot 83.3% from the charity stripe. The Dream defensively are ranked 6th in the WNBA in points per game surrendered with 81.8. They have allowed 17.8 assists and 38.2 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 2nd and 11th in the league. The Atlanta defense allows 31.7% on three-point shots (38 of 120) and opponents are making 79.8% of their foul shots. They are able to force 13.6 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 41.2% from the field (3rd in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta
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