Atlanta Dream vs. Connecticut Sun - 7/10/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sun vs. Dream
WNBA Basketball: Sunday July 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line Sun +2 -- Over/Under: 166.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass
The Atlanta Dream and Connecticut Sun meet early Sunday afternoon at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Atlanta Dream look to put together three straight impressive victories. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 83.1 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 85.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.9 points and 2.8 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 16.6 points and 3.6 rebounds. Elizabeth Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Layshia Clarendon is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 25.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.7 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost four straight road games.
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The Connecticut Sun also hope to string together three straight victories. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 81 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 87.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 14.9 points and 2.4 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 10.1 points and 5.7 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is dishing 4.8 assists and Camille Little is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have split their last six home games.
The Dream are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sun are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.. The Dream are 3-13 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Connecticut and 6-15 ATS in the last 21 meetings overall.
Both teams are starting to gain a little confidence with back-to-back wins. However, the Connecticut Sun have layed their best ball at home. So, in a toss-up contest, I'm siding with the home team and the free bucket.