Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/7/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Connecticut Sun (10-9) vs. Washington Mystics (12-7)
WNBA Basketball: Friday August 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Connecticut Sun +2 -- Over/Under: 142 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun square off Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Washington Mystics look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 74.1 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Stefanie Dolson is averaging 12.9 points and seven rebounds while Ivory Latta is averaging 12.6 points and 2.1 assists. Emma Meesseman is the third double-digit scorer and Kia Vaughn is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Washington Mystics have scored 80 or more points in three of their last six games and are 7-2 SU when scoring at least 75 points. The Mystics are 5-4 SU on the road and have won two of their last three. Kara Lawson is questionable with a back injury.
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The Connecticut Sun look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 75.7 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 74.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Kelsey Bone is averaging 15.1 points and 6.4 rebounds while Alex Bentley is averaging 14.3 points and 2.2 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Jasmine Thomas is dishing 3.5 assists. The Connecticut Sun are trying to find their footing and are coming off a game in which they scored 82 points, their most since July 19th. The Sun are 8-4 SU when scoring at least 75 points. The Sun are 5-5 SU on their home court and have won their last two.
The Mystics are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. win and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Sun are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Mystics are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Connecticut and 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings overall.
Although Washington has beaten Connecticut twice this season, both games have been really close and decided by a combined 12 points. The Sun are starting to get thier groove back and have won two straight at home. I like the value of the home team and the free bucket.