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New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun in WNBA odds tilt

Connecticut SunNew York Liberty
Aug 16, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Odds

15-4TEAM RECORD6-12

A key WNBA battle sees the visiting Sun travelling to New York Thursday to face the Liberty on Thursday.

The Liberty currently sports a record of 6-12, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-11 ATS. The Sun are 15-4 and 9-10 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Liberty post a 8-10 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sun have gone 10-8-1 against the number.

View Connecticut vs New York Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Liberty sat as 5.5-point underdogs. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 152.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 71.1 PPG, against a Sun defense that ranks No. 8 at 77.8 PPG. The Liberty field goal percentage has averaged 41.1% so far, less than the Sun shooters have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.

Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.6 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Connecticut was an 80-78 winner on the road against the Sky. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (158) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Connecticut got 25 points and 13 rebounds from Tina Charles en route to an 80-78 victory over Chicago on Friday at Allstate Arena.

The Liberty were a 70-53 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Mystics. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (123) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Liberty endured a 70-53 loss at the hands of the Mystics on Friday, despite a 22-point effort from Cappie Pondexter at Prudential Center.

Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-4
Before playing New York are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Connecticut are 6-4
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Sun at Liberty trends to consider:
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Connecticut's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New York's last 12 games when playing at home against Connecticut
New York is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New York's last 10 games

Next up:
Connecticut home to New York, Saturday, August 18
New York at Connecticut, Saturday, August 18

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