New York Liberty at Connecticut Sun
|Date & Time||Wednesday July 24, 2019, 11:30 AM (EDT)|
Mohegan Sun Arena
The Line: Connecticut Sun -9.5 -- Over/Under: 159.5
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The New York Liberty and Connecticut Sun meet Wednesday in WNBA action at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The New York Liberty look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 78.2 points on 41.1 percent shooting and allowing 83.2 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17.4 points and 7.4 rebounds while Kia Nurse is averaging 16.2 points and 2.1 assists. Marine Johannes is the third double-digit scorer and Asia Durr is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.7 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.9 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have split their last six road games.
The Connecticut Sun also need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 78.7 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 74.9 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 15.5 points and 10.2 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 3.3 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 28.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.1 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won eight of their last nine home games.
The Liberty are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The Sun are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 20-8 ATS in their last 28 Wednesday games. The Liberty are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the over is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings. The under is 5-2 in Sun last 7 overall. The over is 6-1 in Liberty last 7 vs. Eastern Conference.
The Connecticut Sun have played their best ball at home where they win by an average of 12.3 points and shoot 45.3 percent from the field. The New York Liberty are also a team that's hard to trust and is no stranger to getting blown out. The problem is this is an extremely early game, and we usually see odd results or sloppy play when games are this early. It's usually wise to take the underdog in spots like this. Give me the points.