Recap - Dream Defeat Connecticut 85-74
|Recap - Dream Defeat Connecticut 85-74|
Connecticut was victimized by Angel McCoughtry for 35 points as the Dream defeated the Sun 85-74 in WNBA action on Tuesday.
Atlanta won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 167.5.
Sancho Lyttle had 12 points for Atlanta and Iziane Castro Marques chipped in with 11 points. Lindsey Harding had 8 assists for the Dream, while Sancho Lyttle was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Connecticut got 17 points from Tina Charles in a losing cause and another 16 points from Renee Montgomery. Renee Montgomery contributed 7 assists for the Sun, while Tina Charles had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 48-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 47 boards, while Connecticut only had 37.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Fever. The Sun will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.