Sun vs Silver Stars WNBA Game Preview
Connecticut Sun vs San Antonio Silver Stars Odds
The Silver Stars hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Saturday as the Sun pay a visit to AT&T Center in WNBA betting action.
The Silver Stars are 4-12 so far on the season, and 6-10 ATS vs. the number. The Sun, meanwhile, are 4-10 and 4-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Antonio go 6-10 and the Sun go 4-9-1 on the totals.
Sportsbooks had the Silver Stars installed as 2-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 159.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Antonio's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 73.2 PPG, against a Sun defense that ranks No. 7 at 76.6 PPG. The Silver Stars field goal percentage has averaged 39.9% so far, more than the Sun shooters have achieved on the year, 39.6% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Sun own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 76.2 points per game when on the road. San Antonio, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in home scoring.
Connecticut lost its last outing, a 64-58 result against the Shock on July 19. The Sun failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 122 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Connecticut suffered a 64-58 loss against Tulsa on Friday, getting 14 points from Allison Hightower in a losing effort at BOK Center.
Last time out for San Antonio, they were an 87-71 loser as they battled the Lynx at home. The Silver Stars failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point underdog, while 158 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. San Antonio suffered an 87-71 loss against Minnesota on Friday, getting 13 points from Danielle Adams in a losing effort at AT&T Center.
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Tulsa are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
San Antonio Silver Stars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sun at Silver Stars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Connecticut's last 7 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Connecticut's last 12 games
Connecticut is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio's last 7 games when playing at home against Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
San Antonio is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Connecticut
Connecticut at Atlanta, Wednesday, July 24
San Antonio home to New York, Thursday, July 25