Connecticut Sun vs. Atlanta Dream - 9/11/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Atlanta Dream vs. Connecticut Sun
Friday, September 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Connecticut Sun -1 -- Over/Under: 165.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Atlanta Dream and Connecticut Sun meet Friday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Atlanta Dream need a win after losing 11 of their last 15 games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 80.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 88.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Chennedy Carter is averaging 16.5 points and 2.2 rebounds while Betnijah Laney is averaging 16.5 points and 4.1 assists. Courtney Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game.
The Connecticut Sun look for a win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 78.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 79.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting. DeWanna Bonner is averaging 19.3 points and 3.1 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 15.7 points and 8.6 rebounds. Brionna Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Jasmine Thomas is grabbing 1.7 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game.
The Dream are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest, 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sun are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite. The under is 5-1 in Sun last 6 games as a favorite. The Dream are 5-11 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Connecticut and 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Atlanta Dream are covering games lately, but this line suggests they can win, and I'm just not there with this team. The Connecticut Sun have played their best ball over these last two weeks and ae far more trustworthy on the defensive side of the ball. In a new pick em, I'll take my chances with the Sun.