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Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever WNBA Pick, Odds, Prediction - 5/29/14

Connecticut Sun (1-3) at Indiana Fever (1-3)

WNBA Basketball: Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

The Line: Indiana Fever -5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 See the Latest Odds

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The Connecticut Sun and Indiana Fever will play Thursday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Sun head into this matchup with a 1-3 record and have proven to be one of the worst offensive teams in the league. Besides Chiney Ogwumike and Allison Hightower, a duo that combines for 29.5 points, the Sun struggle to put the ball in the hoop. This season, the Sun average 70 points on 39.4 percent shooting and allow 75.5 points on 45.6 percent shooting. The Sun shoot just 20.8 percent from downtown and have lost two of their three games by double digits due to their offensive issues. The Connecticut Sun are 2-2 ATS overall and 1-1 ATS on the road.

Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever WNBA Pick, Odds, Prediction - 5/29/14

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The Indiana Fever are also 1-3 on the season but a lot of their concerns come on the defensive end. The Fever have three players averaging double-digit points with Natasha Howard, Briann January and Erlana Larkins leading the way. On the season, the Fever average 76 points on 40.3 percent shooting and allow 80 points on 44.9 percent shooting. One of the reasons two of the Fever’s three losses have been decided by one bucket is because they shoot 34 percent beyond the arc, which is close to two percent above the league average. The Indiana Fever are 3-1 ATS overall and 1-1 ATS at home. 

The Sun are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Fever are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Sun are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings against the Fever. 

Although the Sun have owned this matchup in the past, the Fever have looked like the better team so far and could easily have a winning record if a couple of bounces went their way. I'll take the Fever and the chalk on their home court. 

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Indiana Fever -5

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