Mercury visit Sun in WNBA clash
Phoenix Mercury vs Connecticut Sun Odds
The Sun will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Mercury at Mohegan Sun Arena in WNBA wagering action.
The Sun sport records of 2-6 and 3-5 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Mercury sit at 6-4 and 4-6 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-5-1 for the Sun and 6-4 for the Mercury.
The Sun are listed as 2.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 167.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Connecticut's No. 4-rated squad against Phoenix's No. 6-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Connecticut rates No. 5 in the league with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 2 with 5.6 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Mercury own the league's No. 11-rated mark, allowing 86.3 points per game when on the road. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in home scoring.
The Mercury were a 101-97 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mystics. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (198) made winners of OVER bettors. Phoenix went on a scoring spree on Thursday at Verizon Center, running up a big 101-97 victory over the Washington Mystics in WNBA betting action.
Connecticut lost its last outing, a 78-77 result against the Dream on June 23. The Sun covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 155 combined points took the game OVER the total. Connecticut suffered a 78-77 loss against Atlanta on Sunday, getting 19 points from Tina Charles in a losing effort at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Tulsa are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Mercury at Sun trends to consider:
Phoenix is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 7 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games
Connecticut is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 7 games when playing at home against Phoenix
Phoenix home to New York, Tuesday, July 2
Connecticut home to Tulsa, Tuesday, July 2