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Connecticut Sun vs. Atlanta Dream - 7/19/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Atlanta Dream at Connecticut Sun
Date & Time Friday July 19, 2019, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, Connecticut
The Line
The Line: Connecticut Sun -8 -- Over/Under: 148
TV Channel
NBA TV, NESN+, WSB NOW, SN1
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The Atlanta Dream and Connecticut Sun meet Friday in WNBA action at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

The Atlanta Dream could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 70.2 points on 36.7 percent shooting and allowing 76.6 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Tiffany Hayes is averaging 13.5 points and 3.2 rebounds while Brittney Sykes is averaging 10.7 points and 2.6 assists. Renee Montgomery is dishing 3.1 assists and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 28.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have lost six of their last seven road games.

The Connecticut Sun look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 77.6 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 75.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 15.7 points and 10.3 rebounds while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 11.6 points and 3.1 assists. Jasmine Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Courtney Williams is dishing 3.2 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 28 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.9 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won seven of their last eight home games.

The Dream are 40-18-1 ATS in their last 59 games playing on 1 days rest, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Sun are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games, 3-12 ATS in their last 15 Friday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Dream are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Connecticut and 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The under is 4-1-1 in Dream last 6 overall. The under is 5-1 in Sun last 6 overall.

The Atlanta Dream did just beat the Sun last week as 5.5-point underdogs, but they're also losing on the road this season by an average of 7.1 points while shooting just 38 percent from the field. The Connecticut Sun may have been up and down these past two weeks, but they win at home by an average of 10.2 points while shooting 44.9 percent from the field and have covered six of their last eight tries. If there was one game the Sun could use to get back on track, it would be this one.

Pick:
Connecticut Sun -8

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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