Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun - 6/14/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sun vs. Mystics
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday June 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Sun +1 -- Over/Under: 162 See the Latest Odds
The Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun meet early Tuesday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena on ESPN3.
The Washington Mystics need a nice road win to climb out of an early 4-7 hole. The Washington Mystics are averaging 78.5 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 86.1 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Tayler Hill is averaging 15 points and 2.8 assists while Emma Meesseman is averaging 14.8 points and 6.9 rebounds. Ivory Latta is the third double-digit scorer and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing five rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Mystics are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have won four of their last six road games.
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The Connecticut Sun are desperate for a victory after a brutal 2-8 start to the season. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 77.9 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 85.4 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Jasmine Thomas is averaging 11.7 points and 4.7 assists while Camille Little is averaging 10.7 points and 2.8 rebounds. Alex Bentley is the third double-digit scorer and Kelsey Bone is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 67.9 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have lost four of their last five home games.
The Mystics are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games. The Sun are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mystics are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Connecticut and 12-5 ATS in the last 17 meetings overall.
The Mystics have beaten the Sun in five of the last six meetings and are simply the better team here overall. So, in a toss-up game, I'm siding with Washington on the road. The Sun may be the worst basketball team in the WNBA and have shown little signs of turning things around.