New York Liberty vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/14/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Connecticut Sun (12-10) vs. New York Liberty (15-6)
WNBA Basketball: Friday August 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Connecticut Sun +4 -- Over/Under: 145 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access, MSG
The New York Liberty and Connecticut Sun square off Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The New York Liberty look to remain hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The New York Liberty are averaging 73.9 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 37.8 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17.2 points and 9.2 rebounds while Epiphanny Prince is averaging 15.4 points and 3.2 assists. Sugar Rodgers is grabbing three rebounds and Tanisha Wright is dishing 3.3 assists. The New York Liberty have allowed 63 or less points in three straight games and are 11-3 SU when allowing 75 or less points. The Liberty can really start pulling away in the East if they continue to win down the stretch. The Liberty are 7-4 SU on the road and have won six of their last eight.
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The Connecticut Sun look for a win after winning four of their last six games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 76.3 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.4 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Kelsey Bone is averaging 15 points and 6.5 rebounds while Alex Bentley is averaging 15 points and 1.8 assists. Camille Little is grabbing 3.8 rebounds and Jasmine Thomas is dishing 3.7 assists. The Connecticut Sun have scored 80 or more points in three of their last four games and are shooting 34.7 percent from deep on the season. The Sun are 7-5 SU on their home court and have won four straight. Alyssa Thomas and Elizabeth Williams are questionable with injuries.
The Liberty are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Friday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sun are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win and 11-4 ATS in their last 15 home games. The Liberty are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Connecticut.
New York has won the last three meetings against the Sun, including the matchup this season. The Sun are banged up and will have trouble scoring against New York's length. Give me the Liberty for the cover.