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Connecticut SunSan Antonio Silver Stars
Aug 30, 8:00 PM | AT&T Center

Connecticut Sun vs San Antonio Silver Stars Odds


The San Antonio Silver Stars host Connecticut on Thursday, looking to build on their 17-7 mark against the 18-6 Sun in WNBA action at AT&T Center.

The Silver Stars sport records of 17-7 and 18-6 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Sun sit at 18-6 and 11-13 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 17-7 for the Silver Stars and 12-10-2 for the Sun.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Silver Stars as 7-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 160.5, but may be on the move.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features San Antonio's No. 7-rated squad against Connecticut's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, San Antonio rates No. 2 in the league with 7.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 10 with 5.1 per outing.

Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.4 points per game. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.

Connecticut won its last outing, an 83-72 result against the Sky on August 28. The Sun covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 155 combined points took the game OVER the total. Tina Charles scored 24 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Connecticut over Chicago, 83-72, on Tuesday at Allstate Arena.

In their last action, San Antonio was a 96-84 loser on the road against the Lynx. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (180) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Silver Stars endured a 96-84 loss at the hands of the Lynx on Tuesday, despite a 19-point effort from Sophia Young at Target Center.

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

San Antonio Silver Stars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Sun at Silver Stars trends to consider:
Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
Connecticut is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Connecticut's last 15 games on the road
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Antonio is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio's last 6 games when playing at home against Connecticut
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Connecticut

Next up:
Connecticut at Atlanta, Sunday, September 2
San Antonio at Phoenix, Saturday, September 1