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Atlanta Dream vs Connecticut Sun Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Atlanta when they hit take on the Sun on Sunday in pro hoops betting action.
Supporters of the Dream have seen them go 8-9 and 6-10-1 ATS so far this season, while the Sun are at 10-6 and 8-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Sun are 7-9, while the Dream are 8-9.
Sportsbooks have set the Sun as 5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 159.5, but may be on the move.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Connecticut's No. 5-rated squad against Atlanta's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Connecticut rates No. 5 in the league with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 12 with 2.2 per outing.
Defensively, the Dream feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.9 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
Atlanta won its last outing, an 89-80 result against the Sparks on July 28. The Dream covered in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 169 combined points took the game OVER the total. Los Angeles was victimized for 22 points and 11 rebounds by Angel McCoughtry as the Dream defeated the Sparks 89-80 in WNBA action on Thursday.
The Sun were a 69-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Fever. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (127) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Sun endured a 69-58 loss at the hands of the Fever on Thursday, despite a 13-point effort from Tina Charles at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Atlanta Dream Trends:
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 3-3
After a win are 6-4
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-1
Before playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4
A few Dream at Sun trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Connecticut
Atlanta is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games on the road
Connecticut is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Connecticut is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games at home
Atlanta home to New York, Tuesday, August 2
Connecticut at Los Angeles, Wednesday, August 3