Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever - 8/18/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Indiana Fever vs. Connecticut Sun
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Connecticut Sun -4.5 -- Over/Under: 164.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Indiana Fever and Connecticut Sun meet Tuesday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Indiana Fever need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 83.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 87.8 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 19.6 points and 2.6 assists while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 14.2 points and four rebounds. Candice Dupree is the third double-digit scorer and Teaira McCowan is grabbing 7.6 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 83.2 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game.
The Connecticut Sun look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 79.4 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 82 points on 46.2 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 18.2 points and 3.2 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 14.5 points and 9.2 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Brionna Jones is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.7 rebounds per game.
The Fever are 5-16-1 ATS in their last 22 Tuesday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 2 days rest. The Sun are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games. The over is 4-1 in Fever last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in Sun last 5 games as a favorite. The Fever are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Connecticut and 2-9 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Indiana Fever are piling up the losses and aren't playing a lick of defense during this stretch. The Connecticut Sun have been disappointing and have had issues offensively, but they've played improved ball lately and are finding ways to finish games for once. Based on the form of both clubs, the Sun should be able to win and cover the reasonable number.