Connecticut Sun vs. Las Vegas Aces
Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 10:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Las Vegas Aces -7 -- Over/Under: 163 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Connecticut Sun and Las Vegas Aces meet Thursday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Connecticut Sun look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 79.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 80.3 points on 45.6 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 19 points and 3.2 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 13.8 points and 9.3 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Brionna Jones is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 31.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.2 rebounds per game.
The Las Vegas Aces look for a win after winning seven of their last eight games. The Las Vegas Aces are averaging 87.5 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 79.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting. A'ja Wilson is averaging 19.5 points and 8.5 rebounds while Angel McCoughtry is averaging 15.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. Dearica Hamby is the third double-digit scorer and Kayla McBride is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Las Vegas Aces are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The Las Vegas Aces are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game.
The Sun are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Aces are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. Eastern Conference, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The under is 5-1-1 in Aces last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The Sun are 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Las Vegas and 10-4-1 ATS in the last 15 meetings.
The Connecticut Sun appear to have turned their season around over the last week, but they're still one fo the worst offenses in the league and are hard to trust against better teams in this league. The Las Vegas Aces are one of the hotter teams in the league with a balanced attack, and they've been profitable for bettors while these outright wins pile up. The Sun need a big performance here for me to trust them. Until then, I'll lay the number with the Aces.