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.