Liberty vs Sun WNBA Game Preview
New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Thursday when the Sun try to run the Liberty off the court at Mohegan Sun Arena in pro hoops action.
Supporters of the Liberty have seen them go 15-19 and 14-20 ATS so far this season, while the Sun are at 25-9 and 15-19 ATS. In totals betting, the Sun are 18-14-2, while the Liberty are 14-20.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Liberty before tip-off in this one will find them as 11-point underdogs, while the total sits at 155.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Connecticut's No. 6-rated squad against New York's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Connecticut rates No. 8 in the league with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 7 with 6 per outing.
Defensively, the Liberty feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.1 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, New York was a 91-74 winner at home against the Shock. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (165) was profitable news for OVER bettors. New York earned a 91-74 victory over Tulsa on Saturday, getting 19 points from Plenette Pierson at Prudential Center.
In their last action, Connecticut was a 92-72 winner at home against the Dream. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (164) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The battle between the Sun and Dream didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Atlanta was handed a 92-72 defeat on Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-6
Before playing Connecticut are 6-4
After playing Tulsa are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Liberty at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 5 games on the road
New York is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New York
Connecticut is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Connecticut is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing New York
Connecticut is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
New York home to Connecticut, Saturday, September 29
Connecticut at New York, Saturday, September 29