Dallas Wings vs. Connecticut Sun - 9/16/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sun vs. Wings
WNBA Basketball: Friday September 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Sun -5 -- Over/Under: 172.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass
The Dallas Wings and Connecticut Sun meet early Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Dallas Wings look to win three straight games for the first time since mid-June. The Dallas Wings are averaging 83.6 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 87.8 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.6 points and 3.8 assists while Karima Christmas is averaging 12.5 points and six rebounds. Skylar Diggins is the third double-digit scorer and Glory Johnson is grabbing 8.9 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line. The Wings are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The Connecticut Sun look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 82.1 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 84.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 12.9 points and 2.5 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 11 points and 5.9 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is dishing 4.9 assists and Camille Little is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won six of their last nine home games.
The Wings are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Sun are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games overall. The Wings are 11-5-1 ATS in the last 17 meetings in Connecticut and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
We have two teams eliminated from the playoffs, so this game is all about pride. The Sun have been the more consistent team all year while the Wings have just remembered how to win recently. Connecticut has also beaten Dallas in four of the last five meetings. Give me the home team and reasonable line.