Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/30/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun - 8/30/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics

Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 4:00 PM (IMG Academy)

The Line: Washington Mystics +5.5 -- Over/Under: 162 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics meet Sunday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.

The Connecticut Sun look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 79.5 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 80.5 points on 46 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 17.7 points and 3.3 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 15 points and 8.9 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Brionna Jones is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 30.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.

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The Washington Mystics need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 80.8 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 84.5 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Aerial Powers is averaging 16.3 points and 2.5 assists while Myisha Hines-Allen is averaging 16 points and 8.2 rebounds. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Emma Meesseman is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 39.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game.

The Sun are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games, 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite. The Mystics are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Sunday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog and 1-9-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Sun last 7 overall. The over is 4-0 in Mystics last 4 Sunday games. The Sun are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Washington and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Washington Mystics continue to pile up the losses and failed covers, and at this point they're automatic fade material. The Connecticut Sun have played their best basketball over the last couple of weeks and the offense is starting to come along. These teams are heading in completely different directions. I'll lay the chalk with the Sun.

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Randy’s Pick Connecticut Sun -5.5

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