Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics - 9/18/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Mystics vs. Sun
WNBA Basketball: Sunday September 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Mystics -2 -- Over/Under: 165 See the Latest Odds
The Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics end the regular season Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Center on ESPN3.
The Connecticut Sun look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 82.8 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 84.5 points on 46 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 13 points and 2.5 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 10.9 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 30.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.7 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have lost four of their last six road games.
The Washington Mystics could use a big win after losing 12 of their last 16 games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 80.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 82.1 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Tayler Hill is averaging 15.6 points and 2.9 assists while Emma Meesseman is averaging 15.2 points and 5.6 rebounds. Ivory Latta is dishing 1.9 assists and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 80.3 percent from the free throw line. The Mystics are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have lost five of their last six home games.
The Sun are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games and 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Mystics are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The Sun are 0-8 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Washington.
This is just a pride game with both teams bounced from the playoffs and the offseason just a few hours away. Who wants it? I would think the Mystics want to end the season on a high note and send their fans off with a victory. Give me Washington and the small line.