WNBA odds preview - Dream vs. Sun
Atlanta Dream vs Connecticut Sun Odds
The Sun will try to pay off for their supporters on Sunday when they play host to the Dream at Mohegan Sun Arena in WNBA wagering action.
This season the Sun are 2-5 overall and 2-5 ATS against the number, while the Dream are 6-1 and 6-1 ATS. As for the totals, Connecticut is 1-5-1 on the OU, and Atlanta is 3-4.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Dream before tip-off in this one will find them as 2-point favorites, while the total sits at 153.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 11-ranked offense (71.3 PPG) against a Dream defense that ranks No. 1 at 69.4 PPG. The Sun have averaged 39.3% from the field per game, less than the Dream have managed so far this season (44% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Dream own the league's No. 2-rated mark, allowing 72 points per game when on the road. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in home scoring.
Atlanta won its last outing, an 88-74 result against the Sky on June 16. The Dream covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 162 combined points took the game OVER the total. Atlanta earned an 88-74 victory over Chicago on Sunday, getting 23 points from Angel McCoughtry at Philips Arena.
The Sun were a 78-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Storm. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score (144) made winners of UNDER bettors. Allison Hightower scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Sun to victory (they lost 78-66 to Seattle at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday).
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-4
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Dream at Sun trends to consider:
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 5 games
Connecticut is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Connecticut is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Atlanta home to Indiana, Tuesday, June 25
Connecticut home to Phoenix, Saturday, June 29