Sun vs Liberty Betting Preview
New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun Odds
The Sun will hit the floor running against the visiting New York Liberty on Sunday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.
This season the Sun are 7-18 overall and 9-16 ATS against the number, while the Liberty are 10-16 and 12-14 ATS. As for the totals, Connecticut is 8-16-1 on the OU, and New York is 10-15-1.
Bettors looking to side with the Sun in this one will find them as 4-point favorites, while the total was sitting at 148.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Connecticut's No. 5-rated squad against New York's No. 2-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Connecticut rates No. 7 in the league with 4.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 10 with 3.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Liberty feature the league's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.2 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.
New York was an 82-64 loser in its last match on the road against the Sky. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 146 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Plenette Pierson went off for 25 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Chicago defeated New York, 82-64 at Allstate Arena.
In their last action, Connecticut was a 91-77 loser at home against the Lynx. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (168) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Tina Charles scored 22 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 91-77 against Minnesota in WNBA action at Mohegan Sun Arena.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Liberty at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 5 games
New York is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Connecticut
New York is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
New York is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New York
Connecticut is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Connecticut's last 23 games
Connecticut is 8-14-1 ATS in its last 23 games when playing at home against New York
New York home to Minnesota, Tuesday, August 27
Connecticut at Los Angeles, Tuesday, August 27