Date/Time: 06-25-2018 20:00 EDT
Spread: Dallas Wings +8.5
Two squads sitting on mirror sides of the Western Conference are clashing tonight, when the last Dallas Wings (2-6), are hosting the team with the best record in the whole WNBA, the Connecticut Sun (9-2), with both teams coming off single defeats and are looking to bounce back in this game.
Connecticut have a 9-2 record (6-5 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the first place of the whole league. In their last game they saw a seven-game winning streak getting snapped by losing on the road against Chicago with a 75-93 score, not beating the odds. Dallas have a 2-6 record (4-4 ATS) so far this season and are currently tied with Phoenix in the last place of the West. In their last game they saw a two-game winning streak getting snapped by losing on the road against Las Vegas with a 68-86 score, not beating the odds.
Top Basketball BookmakersSun are led in scoring by Jonquel Jones with 16.7 ppg, adding a team high 11.5 boards per game. She is followed by Courtney Williams with 12.3 ppg, 5.4 boards and 3.5 dimes per game. Wings are led in scoring by Arike Ogunbowale with 11.4 ppg, while Kayla Thornton follows with 10.8 ppg and a team high 6.9 boards per game.
Connecticut won all three meetings against Dallas last season, winning both road games by an average of 13 points. Wings are 2-2 at home so far season, while the Sun are 3-2 on the road. Sun are better offensively, scoring 80.5 ppg to Wings’ league-low of 68.1, while Wings are better defensively, allowing 73.5 ppg to Sun’s 75. Sun have better percentages both in field goals (41.4% to 36.5%) and in 3-pointers (36.1% to 24.5%). They are also better in dimes made (18.6 to 15), in turnovers committed (14 to 15.4) and in boards grabbed (38.4 to 37.6). Bookmakers give the Sun a -8.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the road victory.
Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings Prediction: Connecticut Sun -8.5 (-116)