New York Liberty vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/30/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

New York Liberty vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/30/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Connecticut Sun at New York Liberty

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 6:30 PM (Westchester County Center)

The Line: New York Liberty +9 -- Over/Under: 161 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Connecticut Sun and New York Liberty meet Friday in WNBA action at the Westchester County Center.

The Connecticut Sun look to stay hot after winning 12 of their last 15 games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 79.1 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 14.4 points and 10.1 rebounds while Courtney Williams is averaging 12.7 points and 3.5 assists. Alyssa Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Jasmine Thomas is dishing 5.3 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 29.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.8 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have split their last eight road games.

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The New York Liberty could use a win after losing 11 of their last 12 games. The New York Liberty are averaging 77.3 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 84.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17.6 points and 7.9 rebounds while Kia Nurse is averaging 13.9 points and 2.1 assists. Bria Hartley is the third double-digit scorer and Asia Durr is dishing 1.7 assists. The New York Liberty are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have lost their last five home games.

The Sun are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 Friday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest. The Liberty are 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 home games, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest and 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Sun are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings. The over is 3-0-1 in Liberty last 4 overall. The under is 5-2 in Sun last 7 games playing on 2 days rest.

The Connecticut Sun smoked the Liberty earlier this month, but they're also not nearly as good on the road as they are at home. The Connecticut Sun lose at home by an average of 3.6 points while shooting 39.6 percent from the field. However, the New York Liberty aren't good anywhere and have nothing to play for at this point. The Sun are battling for the top seed in the league. The Liberty get blown out often and are losing at home by an average of 6.8 points. I'll lay the chalk. 

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Randy’s Pick Connecticut Sun -9

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.