Date/Time: 08-18-2018 15:00 EDT
Spread: Connecticut Sun -11.5
Two teams sitting on opposite sides of their respective conference are clashing today, when the 2nd in the East Connecticut Sun (18-8), are hosting the team with the worse record currently in the West, the Dallas Wings (9-17), with both teams having won their last two and three games respectively and looking to extend their winning streaks.
Connecticut Sun have an 18-8 record (10-16 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the second place of the Eastern Conference. They have back-to-back wins and in their last game they won at home against Seattle with a 79-78 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Jonquel Jones with 14.8 ppg, adding a team high 10.3 boards per game. She is followed by Courtney Williams with 11.7 ppg, 5.2 boards and 3.4 dimes per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersDallas Wings have a 9-17 record (14-12 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the last place of the Western Conference. They have three consecutive wins and in their last game they won at home against New York with an 83-77 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Arike Ogunbowale with 16.3 ppg, while Kayla Thornton follows with 10.8 ppg and 5.5 boards per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Wings won at home with a 74-73 score. Sun are 12-1 at home so far season, while the Wings are 1-11 on the road. Sun are better offensively, scoring 78.6 ppg to Wings’ second-worse of 70.8, while Wings are better defensively, allowing 75 ppg to Sun’s 75.9. Sun have better percentages both in field goals (41.1% to 38.7%) and in 3-pointers (34.6% to 31.7%). They are also better in dimes made (18.8 to 15.6), in turnovers committed (14.3 to 15.3) and in boards grabbed (36.7 to 35.4). Bookmakers give the Sun a -11.5 spread but don’t expect them to beat the odds as the guests will surely force a closer game than that.
Dallas Wings vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Dallas Wings +11.5 (-111)