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Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics - 6/11/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Washington Mystics at Connecticut Sun
Date & Time Tuesday June 11, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, Connecticut
The Line
The Line: Connecticut Sun -5 -- Over/Under: 164.5
TV Channel
CBS SPORTS NETWORK, NESN+, MONUMENTAL
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The Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun meet Tuesday in WNBA action at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

The Washington Mystics look for another victory to build on their four-game winning streak. The Washington Mystics are averaging 89.6 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 78.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 14.3 points and 7.8 rebounds while Kristi Toliver is averaging 13.4 points and five assists. Emma Meesseman is the third double-digit scorer and Natasha Cloud is dishing 5.6 assists. The Washington Mystics are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 85 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 28.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have won five of their last seven road games.

The Connecticut Sun look for a statement how win to build on their 5-1 start to the season. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 79.3 points on 37.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.2 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 17 points and 13 rebounds while Courtney Williams is averaging 13.3 points and 3.3 assists. Jasmine Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Alyssa Thomas is grabbing 8.7 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 25.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won each of their last 10 home games.

The Mystics are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games. The Sun are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games, 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mystics are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Connecticut and 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings. The over is 5-1 in Sun last 6 home games. The over is 4-1 in Mystics last 5 overall.

The Connecticut Sun are really good at home and are winning games despite not shooting their best from the field yet. With that said, the Washington Mystics are arguably the most explosive offensive team in the league and has been beating teams over the head since the return of Elena Delle Donne. This is going to be a high scoring game and you can argue the Mystics are the better team anyway. I'll take my free points. 

Pick:
Washington Mystics +5

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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