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Indiana Fever vs Connecticut Sun Odds
Indiana travels to Connecticut on Thursday, hoping to boost its 8-9 mark with a victory over the Sun.
The Sun sit at 4-12 (5-11 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Fever are currently 8-9 (8-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Connecticut is 4-11-1 OU, and Indiana is 4-13 OU.
Bettors looking to side with the Sun in this one will find them as 1-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 142.5.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 10-ranked offense (70.7 PPG) against a Fever defense that ranks No. 1 at 68.8 PPG. The Sun have averaged 38.7% from the field per game, more than the Fever have managed so far this season (38.6% on average).
Defensively, the Fever feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.4 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Indiana was a 71-60 winner on the road against the Shock. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (131) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Indiana earned a 71-60 victory over Tulsa on Thursday, getting 23 points from Tamika Catchings at BOK Center.
The Sun were a 74-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Dream. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (139) made winners of UNDER bettors. Connecticut suffered a 74-65 loss against Atlanta on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Kalana Greene in a losing effort at Philips Arena.
Indiana Fever Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 4-6
After playing Tulsa are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
A few Fever at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games on the road
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Indiana's last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 8 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games
Connecticut is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Connecticut's last 8 games when playing at home against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 7 games when playing Indiana
Indiana home to Chicago, Saturday, August 3
Connecticut at New York, Saturday, August 3