Date/Time: 07-14-2018 16:00 EDT
Spread: Indiana Fever +5
In this battle between two squads sitting on opposite sides of the East, the second-worse Indiana Fever (6-11), who have won only once in their last 7 games and are looking to bounce back, are hosting the first Connecticut Sun (10-6), who on the other hand want to turn their latest victory into a streak.
Indiana Fever have a 6-11 record (9-8 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the second to last place of the Eastern Conference. They have lost six of their last seven matches and in their last game they lost at home against Los Angeles with an 84-90 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Kelsey Mitchell with 14 ppg, followed by Erica Wheeler with 12.1 ppg and a team high 5.7 dimes per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersConnecticut Sun have a 10-6 record (7-9 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the first place of the Eastern Conference. In their last game they snapped a five-game losing streak by winning at home against Phoenix with a 79-64 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Jonquel Jones with 15.1 ppg, adding a team high 10.4 boards per game. She is followed by Alyssa Thomas with 12.2 ppg, 7.5 boards and 3.1 dimes per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Sun won at home with an 88-77 score. Fever are 2-6 at home so far season, while the Sun are 3-5 on the road. Both teams are almost equal offensively, scoring 77.9 and 77.7 ppg, while Sun are better defensively, allowing 76.1 ppg to Fever’s 78.9. Fever have better percentages both in field goals (42.7% to 40.8%) and in 3-pointers (35.4% to 34.2%). They are also better both in dimes made (17.9 to 16.6) and in boards grabbed (37.1 to 35.2), while Fever are better in turnovers committed (13.4 to 14.5). Bookmakers give the Sun a -5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the road win against an inferior Fever team.
Connecticut Sun vs Indiana Fever Prediction: Connecticut Sun -5 (-109)