Sun host Storm in basketball action
Seattle Storm vs Connecticut Sun Odds
Seattle pays a visit to Connecticut on Sunday, hoping to send the Sun to a loss while also covering the spread in WNBA action at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Sun bring a 2-4 record (2-4 ATS) to the battle against the 1-3 Storm, who are 1-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Connecticut go 1-4-1 so far and the Storm go 1-3.
Sportsbooks had the Sun installed as 8-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 142.5.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 8-ranked offense (72.2 PPG) against a Storm defense that ranks No. 9 at 77.2 PPG. The Sun have averaged 39.1% from the field per game, almost the same as the Storm have managed so far this season (39.1% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Storm own the league's No. 11-rated mark, allowing 85 points per game when on the road. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in home scoring.
Seattle was a 68-59 loser in its last match on the road against the Dream. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 127 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Tina Thompson scored 11 points in a failed effort to lead the Storm to victory (they lost 68-59 to Atlanta at Philips Arena on Friday).
The Sun were a 78-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Liberty. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (146) made winners of UNDER bettors. Connecticut suffered a 78-68 loss against New York on Friday, getting 17 points from Allison Hightower in a losing effort at Prudential Center.
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing New York are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few Storm at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Connecticut
Seattle is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Connecticut
Seattle is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Connecticut is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games
Connecticut is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Connecticut is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Seattle
Seattle home to Washington, Tuesday, June 18
Connecticut home to Atlanta, Sunday, June 23