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Sun visit Dream in hoops battle

Connecticut SunAtlanta Dream
Aug 19, 7:30 PM | Philips Arena

Connecticut Sun vs Atlanta Dream Odds

16-9TEAM RECORD12-12

The Sun will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Dream in Atlanta at Philips Arena on Friday in WNBA action.

The Dream bring a 12-12 record (9-14-1 ATS) to the battle against the 16-9 Sun, who are 14-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Atlanta go 11-13 so far and the Sun go 13-12.

View Connecticut vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Sun are listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 164.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 80.7 PPG, against a Sun defense that ranks No. 7 at 77.1 PPG. The Dream field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Sun shooters have achieved on the year, 42.4% per game.

Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.5 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Connecticut was an 84-81 loser on the road against the Liberty. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (165) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Sun got a 29-point performance from Tina Charles, who added 14 rebounds, but New York still ran past Connecticut 84-81 on Thursday at Prudential Center.

The Dream were an 84-79 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sparks. They covered the 1–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (163) made winners of UNDER bettors. Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points leading the Dream to an 84-79 victory over Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Tuesday.

Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing New York are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-4
Before playing Connecticut are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 3-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Sun at Dream trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Connecticut is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 7 games
Connecticut is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Connecticut
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Connecticut

Next up:
Connecticut home to Atlanta, Sunday, August 21
Atlanta at Connecticut, Sunday, August 21

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