Mystics visit Sun in hoops battle
Washington Mystics vs Connecticut Sun Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Friday when the Sun try to run the Mystics off the court at Mohegan Sun Arena in pro hoops action.
The Sun currently sports a record of 7-22, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 11-18 ATS. The Mystics are 14-15 and 16-12-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Sun post a 10-18-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Mystics have gone 14-15 against the number.
Connecticut opened as 1-point underdogs, while the WNBA total was set at 148.5 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Connecticut's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 71.1 PPG, against a Mystics defense that ranks No. 7 at 76.5 PPG. The Sun field goal percentage has averaged 39.6% so far, less than the Mystics shooters have achieved on the year, 41.6% per game.
Defensively, the Mystics feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.5 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
Washington was an 85-80 winner in its last match on the road against the Dream. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 165 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Washington earned an 85-80 victory over Atlanta on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Monique Currie at Philips Arena.
Connecticut lost its last outing, a 76-68 result against the Mercury on August 31. The Sun covered in that game as a 12.5-point underdog, while the 144 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Connecticut got 16 points from Tina Charles but lost anyway 76-68 against the Mercury on Saturday at US Airways Center.
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Chicago are 1-9
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Mystics at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Connecticut is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing Washington
Connecticut is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Washington home to Chicago, Sunday, September 8
Connecticut at Indiana, Saturday, September 7