Indiana Fever vs. Connecticut Sun - 9/5/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Indiana Fever vs. Connecticut Sun - 9/5/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever

Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM (IMG Academy)

The Line: Indiana Fever +6.5 -- Over/Under: 160.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Connecticut Sun and Indiana Fever meet Saturday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.

The Connecticut Sun look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 79.3 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.4 points on 45.2 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 17.8 points and 3.4 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 15.1 points and nine rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Brionna Jones is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.

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The Indiana Fever need a win after losing eight of their last nine games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 80.8 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 87.6 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 18.5 points and 2.8 assists while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 14 points and 3.8 rebounds. Candice Dupree is the third double-digit scorer and Teaira McCowan is grabbing seven rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81.5 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game.

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The Connecticut Sun aren't to the point where I'll lay anything with them against lesser teams, but there's no doubt they're playing the better basketball at the moment and they've been improved as of late. The Indiana Fever continue to pile up the losses and aren't covering these games either despite being big favorites. The Indiana Fever are 12th in points allowed per game and field goal percentage allowed per game. It's hard to trust the Fever when playing the better teams in the league or even average teams for that matter. The Connecticut Sun fall into that boat when playing to their potential.

I'll lay the chalk with the Connecticut Sun, even if its more of a fade from the Fever more than anything.

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Randy’s Pick Connecticut Sun -6.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.