Indiana Fever vs. Connecticut Sun - 7/18/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Connecticut Sun (7-6) vs. Indiana Fever (8-7)
WNBA Basketball: Saturday July 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Connecticut Sun -2.5 -- Over/Under: 154 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Indiana Fever and Connecticut Sun meet Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Indiana Fever look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 77.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting and are allowing 78.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Marissa Coleman is averaging 13 points and four rebounds while Tamika Catchings is averaging 12.2 points and 7.3 rebounds. Shenise Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Natalie Achonwa is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are coming off a Friday loss against the Washington Mystics in which they shot just 31.6 percent from the field. Still, the Fever have topped 80 points in four of their last six games and are playing some of their best ball as of late. The Fever are 3-3 SU on the road this season.
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The Connecticut Sun need a win to snap a five-game losing streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 75.9 points on 41.4 percent shooting and are allowing 74.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 17.1 points and 1.8 assists while Kelsey Bone is averaging 14.7 points and 6.3 rebounds. Camille Little is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Chelsea Gray is dishing 2.5 assists. The Connecticut Sun have allowed 77 or more points in four of their last five games and are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep. The Sun have struggled massively on the defensive end, which is the reason for their losing stretch. The Sun are 3-4 SU on the road this season and have lost three straight.
The Fever are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sun are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference. The Fever are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Connecticut and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Connecticut Sun are too good of a team to continue losing like this. At home, against a Fever team that played Friday and looked flat out horrible, I expect Connecticut to get the job done and cover the tiny chalk.