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Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun - 6/26/18 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Connecticut Sun (8-5) vs. Washington Mystics (8-5)
Date & Time Tuesday June 26, 2018, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location Unknown Location Unknown Address
The Line
The Line: Washington Mystics -2.5 -- Over/Under: 171.5
TV Channel
LEAGUE PASS, NBCSWA, NBCSB
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The Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics meet Tuesday in WNBA action at the Capital One Arena.

The Connecticut Sun look for a big road victory after losing four of their last five games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 88.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 81.2 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Chiney Ogwumike is averaging 15.2 points and 7.8 rebounds while Jasmine Thomas is averaging 14.1 points and 4.7 assists. Courtney Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Alyssa Thomas is grabbing 9.9 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have lost four of their last six road games.

The Washington Mystics look for a spark of consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 84.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 82.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 19.1 points and 6.8 rebounds while Kristi Toliver is averaging 14.8 points and 4.2 assists. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Tianna Hawkins is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.2 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have split their last six home games.

The Sun are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mystics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference, 9-3 ATS in their last 12 Tuesday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games. The Sun are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Washington, 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the under is 23-9 in the last 32 meetings in Washington.

The Connecticut Sun aren't the same team they were to start the season and have been awful on the road this season. It also doesn't help the Sun are likely once again without on their best players in Alyssa Thomas. The Washington Mystics have been hit or miss this season, but they have the offense that makes them worthy of betting on whenever getting points or laying a small line. At home against a slumping Connecticut squad, and I'm backing the Mystics.

Pick:
Washington Mystics -2.5

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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