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Atlanta Defeats Connecticut 78-77 - Recap

Atlanta Defeats Connecticut 78-77 - Recap

Connecticut was victimized by Angel McCoughtry for 34 points as the Dream defeated the Sun 78-77 in WNBA action on Sunday.

The Dream won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 4.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.

Atlanta got 9 points from Alex Bentley and another 7 points from Jasmine Thomas. Angel McCoughtry contributed 2 assists, while Le'Coe Willingham cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Connecticut got 19 points from Tina Charles in a losing cause and another 16 points from Kelsey Griffin. Allison Hightower contributed 5 assists for the Sun, while Tina Charles had 12 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 45-37 at the break.

Connecticut won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-31.

Atlanta heads into a battle against the Fever. Connecticut, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.