New York Liberty vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/29/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Connecticut Sun (12-16) vs. New York Liberty (19-8)
WNBA Basketball: Saturday August 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Connecticut Sun +6 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The New York Liberty and Connecticut Sun meet Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The New York Liberty look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The New York Liberty are averaging 74.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 69.9 points on 38 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17.9 points and 8.9 rebounds while Epiphanny Prince is averaging 15.3 points and 3.7 assists. Sugar Rodgers is grabbing 2.6 rebounds and Tanisha Wright is dishing 3.5 assists. The New York Liberty are coming off a Friday win over the Minnesota Lynx, a win that clinched them a playoff spot. The Liberty are 8-0 SU when scoring at least 80 points. The Liberty are 9-5 SU on the road and have won six of their last eight.
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The Connecticut Sun need a win to snap a six-game losing streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 76.2 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 76.8 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Kelsey Bone is averaging 14 points and 6.2 rebounds while Shekinna Stricklen is averaging 8.4 points and 1.9 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is dishing 3.8 assists and Camille Little is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun have allowed 80-plus points in six of their last eight games. The Sun pretty much have to win out in order to clinch a playoff spot. The Sun are 7-8 SU on their home court and have lost three straight.
The Liberty are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 Saturday games. The Sun are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
New York just beat the breaks off of the Sun a couple of weeks ago, and now Connercticut is banged up and missing key players. Hard not to pick the Liberty here and the reasonable chalk.