Connecticut Sun vs. Phoenix Mercury - 6/29/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mercury vs. Sun
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday June 28, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line Mercury -12.5 -- Over/Under: 177 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSAZ
The Connecticut Sun and Phoenix Mercury meet late Wednesday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena on NBATV.
The Connecticut Sun are desperate for a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 80.3 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 87.4 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 13.3 points and 2.3 assists while Jasmine Thomas is averaging 11.5 points and 4.9 rebounds. Kelsey Bone is the third double-digit scorer and Alyssa Thomas is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 28.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have lost five straight road games.
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The Phoenix Mercury look for some consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 88.3 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 88.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Diana Taurasi is averaging 20.5 points and 4.3 assists while DeWanna Bonner is averaging 14.5 points and 5.2 rebounds. Penny Taylor is the third double-digit scorer and Brittney Griner is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 83.8 percent from the free throw line. The Mercury are allowing percent 38 shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Mercury have won four of their last five home games.
The Mercury play their best ball at home, but they're still a very incosnsitent team considering all of the talent they have on the roster. Also, he last three meetings between these clubs were decided by nine or less points, which includes a one-point Phoenix victory and an overtime game that the Sun won.
Give me the points.