Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever - 8/2/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Fever (10-8) vs. Connecticut Sun (9-8)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday August 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Fever -6.5 -- Over/Under: 150 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Connecticut Sun and Indiana Fever square off Sunday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Connecticut Sun need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 75.7 points on 41.4 percent shooting and are allowing 74.9 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 15.1 points and 1.7 assists while Kelsey Bone is averaging 14.6 points and 6.3 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas is grabbing 5.5 rebounds and Camille Little is dishing 1.5 assists. The Connecticut Sun have won two of their last three games and are hoping to build on that to get back on track. However, the Sun’s defense has to improve, as they have allowed 75 or more points in six of their last nine games. The Sun have split their last six road games.
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The Indiana Fever look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 76.7 points on 42.6 percent shooting and are allowing 77.3 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 12.8 points and 6.9 rebounds while Marissa Coleman is averaging 11.8 points and 3.7 rebounds. Shenise Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Natalie Achonwa is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Indiana Fever have topped 80 points in five of their last nine games and are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc. The Fever are 9-3 SU this season when scoring 75 or more points. The Fever have won their last five home games.
The Sun are 20-6 ATS in their last 26 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Fever are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
Could the Sun possibly be finding a turning point in their season with wins in two of their last three games? Possibly. I like the Fever, but I feel like the Sun are going to find their groove sooner or later. I like the points here.