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New York Liberty vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/4/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Connecticut Sun at New York Liberty
Date & Time Sunday August 4, 2019, 3:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Westchester County Center
White Plains, New York
The Line
The Line: New York Liberty +5.5 -- Over/Under: 158.5
TV Channel
NBA TV, YES, WTIC, NBA TV CANADA
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The Connecticut Sun and New York Liberty meet Sunday in WNBA action at the Westchester County Center.

The Connecticut Sun look for another win to build on their six-game winning streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 78.8 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 74.7 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 15.9 points and 10.4 rebounds while Jasmine Thomas is averaging 12 points and 5.5 assists. Courtney Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Alyssa Thomas is dishing 3.1 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 28.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.5 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have lost four of their last five road games.

The New York Liberty could use a win after losing five of their last six games. The New York Liberty are averaging 76.7 points on 40.5 percent shooting and allowing 82.7 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 16.7 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kia Nurse is averaging 15.3 points and 2.1 assists. Asia Durr is the third double-digit scorer and Amanda Zahui B. is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won four of their last six home games.

The Sun are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games, 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Liberty are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest, 3-9 ATS in their last 12 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up loss. The Sun are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the over is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings. The under is 7-3 in Sun last 10 overall. The under is 4-0 in Liberty last 4 Sunday games.

The New York Liberty are losing their last five games by an average of 10 points while shooting just 38.1 percent from the field. The Connecticut Sun aren't the same team on the road as they are at home, but they're winning by an average of 12.2 points while allowing 38.9 percent shooting during their six-game winning streak. Give me the road team.

Pick:
Connecticut Sun -5.5

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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