Sun take on Shock in hoops contest
Connecticut Sun vs Tulsa Shock Odds
Tulsa will look to improve on its 4-13 record on Friday when they host Connecticut in WNBA odds action at BOK Center.
Supporters of the Sun have seen them go 4-9 and 4-9 ATS so far this season, while the Shock are at 4-13 and 9-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Shock are 10-6-1, while the Sun are 4-8-1.
Bettors looking to side with the Shock in this one will find them as 1.5-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 156.5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulsa's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 77.8 PPG, against a Sun defense that ranks No. 9 at 77.6 PPG. The Shock field goal percentage has averaged 39.6% so far, less than the Sun shooters have achieved on the year, 40.5% per game.
Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.6 points per game. Tulsa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Connecticut was an 86-84 winner at home against the Silver Stars. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (170) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Connecticut got 23 points from Allison Hightower en route to an 86-84 victory over San Antonio on Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Last time out for Tulsa, they were an 86-59 winner as they battled the Storm on the road. The Shock covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 145 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle was run off the court by the Shock on Wednesday as Tulsa blasted the Storm 86-59 at KeyArena.
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing San Antonio are 6-4
After playing San Antonio are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Sun at Shock trends to consider:
Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Connecticut's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tulsa's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games when playing at home against Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tulsa's last 12 games when playing Connecticut
Connecticut at San Antonio, Saturday, July 20
Tulsa home to Atlanta, Sunday, July 21