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Tulsa Shock vs Connecticut Sun Odds
The Sun hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Tuesday as the Shock pay a visit to Mohegan Sun Arena in WNBA betting action.
Connecticut battles the Shock, currently with a 3-10 mark (8-5 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 2-6-1 for the Sun and 6-6-1 for the Shock.
Sportsbooks have set the Sun as 10-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 149, but may be on the move.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 11-ranked offense (71.8 PPG) against a Shock defense that ranks No. 11 at 83.4 PPG. The Sun have averaged 38.4% from the field per game, less than the Shock have managed so far this season (38.8% on average).
Defensively, the Shock feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.8 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.
The Shock were an 84-61 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mystics. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (145) made winners of UNDER bettors. Tulsa was run off the court by the Mystics on Sunday as Washington blasted them 84-61 at Verizon Center.
In their last action, Connecticut was an 89-70 loser at home against the Mercury. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (159) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Connecticut got 25 points and 13 rebounds from Tina Charles in a losing cause in an 89-70 loss to Phoenix on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-2
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Shock at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games
Tulsa is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Tulsa is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games
Tulsa is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Connecticut's last 7 games
Connecticut is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tulsa
Connecticut is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Tulsa
Connecticut is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Tulsa home to Los Angeles, Thursday, July 11
Connecticut at Indiana, Saturday, July 6