Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm Prediction WNBA 7/6

Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm Prediction WNBA 7/6

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Seattle Storm vs. Connecticut Sun: WNBA Predictions and Picks for Today

 

Introduction

The Seattle Storm (4-12) will face off against the Connecticut Sun (12-5) in an exciting WNBA matchup at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Both teams have had their share of ups and downs this season, but they will be looking to secure a victory in this game. As an avid WNBA fan, you can stay updated with all the latest predictions and picks for today's game by downloading the KingPin.pro iOS and Android app.

 

Team Analysis

Seattle Storm

The Seattle Storm have struggled this season, currently sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference. Their offense has been inconsistent, averaging 79.4 points per game, while their defense has allowed an average of 86.0 points per game. However, Jewel Loyd has been a standout performer for the Storm, leading the team with 25.8 points per game. Despite their recent three-game losing streak, the Storm have the potential to turn things around.

 

Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun, on the other hand, have been enjoying a successful season, currently sitting in second place in the Eastern Conference. They boast a strong offense, averaging 83.9 points per game, and a solid defense, allowing only 79.6 points per game. The Sun are led by DeWanna Bonner, who is averaging 17.7 points per game. With a home record of 5-3, the Sun have been formidable opponents on their home court.

 

Injury Updates

Both teams have been relatively healthy and have no major injury concerns heading into this game. This allows them to field their best players and compete at their highest level.

 

Offensive Matchup

When it comes to offense, the Connecticut Sun have the edge. They have been scoring an average of 83.9 points per game, thanks to the contributions of DeWanna Bonner and their overall balanced scoring attack. The Seattle Storm, on the other hand, have struggled offensively, averaging just 79.4 points per game. However, Jewel Loyd has been a bright spot for the Storm and will look to lead the team in scoring once again.

Defensive Matchup

Both teams have had their struggles defensively. The Storm have allowed an average of 86.0 points per game, while the Sun have allowed 79.6 points per game. With both teams struggling defensively, there is a high likelihood of a high-scoring game.

 

Prediction

Considering the offensive capabilities of both teams and their defensive struggles, the over of 164.5 points becomes an appealing betting option. Both teams have shown the ability to score points, and with their defenses giving up points, this game has the potential to be a high-scoring affair. Expect an up-tempo game with plenty of scoring opportunities for both teams.

Pick: Over 164.5 Points

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