Connecticut Sun (5-0) vs. Atlanta Dream (2-3)
|Date & Time||Tuesday June 5, 2018, 8:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Atlanta Dream +4.5 -- Over/Under: 166
LEAGUE PASS, FOX SPORTS SOUTH, NBCSB
The Connecticut Sun and Atlanta Dream meet Tuesday in WNBA action at the McCamish Pavilion.
The Connecticut Sun look to keep the balling rolling while building on their impressive 5-0 record. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 97.4 points on 50.8 percent shooting and allowing 74.4 points on 38.9 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 14.2 points and 2.4 assists while Jasmine Thomas is averaging 14 points and 2.4 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Chiney Ogwumike is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have split their last eight road games.
The Atlanta Dream look for a statement victory here to get back to a .500 record. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 75.2 points on 37.5 percent shooting and allowing 78.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Tiffany Hayes is averaging 16.4 points and 2.2 assists while Angel McCoughtry is averaging 16.2 points and 6.4 rebounds. Renee Montgomery is the third double-digit scorer and Brittney Sykes is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 28 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost two of their last three home games.
The Sun are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Tuesday games, 13-4 ATS in their last 17 vs. Eastern Conference and 21-8 ATS in their last 29 road games. The Dream are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 Tuesday games, 2-7 ATS in their last 9 home games and 4-13 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The under is 6-1 in Dream last 7 overall and the over is 4-1 in Sun last 5 overall.
The Connecticut Sun are lighting teams on fire out of the gate and have been easily the most impressive team in the league so far. The Sun are getting whatever they want offensively, averaging almost 100 points on the season while holding teams under 40 percent shooting on defense. The Atlanta Dream have serious issues scoring the basketball and playing at home hasn't helped much. How can you not lay the reasonable chalk with the Connecticut Sun here?