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Atlanta Dream vs Connecticut Sun Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Atlanta when they hit take on the Sun on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.
This season the Sun are 8-23 overall and 13-18 ATS against the number, while the Dream are 17-14 and 16-15 ATS. As for the totals, Connecticut is 10-19-2 on the OU, and Atlanta is 14-17.
Oddsmakers opened the Sun as 6.5-point underdogs in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 149.5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Connecticut's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 70.9 PPG, against a Dream defense that ranks No. 5 at 74.2 PPG. The Sun field goal percentage has averaged 39.8% so far, less than the Dream shooters have achieved on the year, 42.4% per game.
Defensively, the Dream feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.1 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 79-71 result against the Mercury on September 8. The Dream failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 150 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Angel McCoughtry went off for 25 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Phoenix defeated Atlanta, 79-71 at Philips Arena.
Last time out for Connecticut, they were a 69-60 loser as they battled the Fever on the road. The Sun covered in the match as a 11.5-point underdog, while 129 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kelsey Griffin scored 14 points in a failed effort to lead the Sun to victory (they lost 69-60 to Indiana at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday).
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Dream at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Connecticut's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Connecticut is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Connecticut is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta at Chicago, Friday, September 13
Connecticut at Washington, Friday, September 13