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Connecticut Sun vs Tulsa Shock Odds
The Tulsa Shock host Connecticut on Sunday, looking to build on their 2-25 mark against the 18-10 Sun in WNBA action at BOK Center.
The Shock currently sports a record of 2-25, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-14-1 ATS. The Sun are 18-10 and 15-12-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Shock post a 8-18-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sun have gone 16-12 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with the Shock in this one will find them as 8.5-point underdogs, while the total was sitting at 152.5.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tulsa's No. 12-ranked offense (67.7 PPG) against a Sun defense that ranks No. 8 at 78.6 PPG. The Shock have averaged 39.1% from the field per game, less than the Sun have managed so far this season (42.7% on average).
Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.5 points per game. Tulsa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.
The Sun were a 95-92 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mercury. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (187) made winners of OVER bettors. Connecticut earned a 95-92 victory over Phoenix on Friday, getting 17 points from Tina Charles at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Last time out for Tulsa, they were a 77-75 winner as they battled the Sparks on the road. The Shock covered in the match as a 12.5-point underdog, while 152 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles was victimized for 20 points and 11 rebounds by Tiffany Jackson as the Shock defeated the Sparks 77-75 in WNBA action on Friday.
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing San Antonio are 8-2
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Sun at Shock trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Connecticut's last 8 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tulsa's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tulsa's last 8 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games at home
Tulsa is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Connecticut
Connecticut at San Antonio, Tuesday, August 30
Tulsa home to Phoenix, Tuesday, August 30