Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics
June 29, 2021 7:00 pm EDT
The Washington Mystics and Connecticut Sun face off on Tuesday in a WNBA basketball showdown at the Entertainment & Sports Center. When these two teams faced off earlier this year, it was the Sun that were able to win 86-61.
The Connecticut Sun come into this game with a 10-5 record overall which puts them in 1st place in the Eastern Conference. Coming into this game, the Sun have won two games in a row In the last game against the Chicago Sky, the defense was strong giving up only 58 points, and that led to the blowout victory. On the season, Connecticut is averaging 79.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 74.3 points per game. Jonquel Jones is back for the Sun and he is averaging 21.6 points while shooting 56.8 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Washington Mystics who sit with a 7-8 record overall which puts them in 4th place in the Eastern Conference. The Washington Mystics are struggling coming into this game having lost two games in a row. In the last game against the Dallas Wings the offense only managed 74 points and that led to the 11 point defeat. The Washington Mystics on the season are averaging 82.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 83.5 points per game. Tina Charles has been the best player for Washington averaging 25.4 points per game while shooting 48,3 percent from the field and 36.5 percent from behind the three point line.
The Sun were playing well coming into this game and they didn’t even have Jones. With Jones back, the Sun are going to have even more success, Look for the Sun to come away with a cover of the spread.