Seattle Storm vs Connecticut Sun Prediction WNBA Picks 8/8

Seattle Storm vs Connecticut Sun Prediction WNBA Picks 8/8

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WNBA Predictions: Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm

The WNBA season is in full swing and the upcoming face-off between the Connecticut Sun and the Seattle Storm is highly anticipated. As Seattle looks to leverage Jewell Loyd's 32-point performance in their recent victory, our analysis leans towards the Connecticut Sun's dominance on the road. Here's a comprehensive breakdown.

 

Connecticut Sun: Eastern Conference Powerhouse

Impressive Away Record

The Sun's road performance speaks volumes about their confidence and preparation. Boasting an 11-3 away game record, they've demonstrated resilience and adaptability in unfamiliar territories.

Paint Dominance

With an average of 39.9 points in the paint, Connecticut's offense is versatile and dynamic. DeWanna Bonner, averaging 20.9 points in recent games, is a significant contributor, proving to be a consistent threat to opposing defenses.

Consistent Performance

The Sun's last ten games, where they went 8-2, highlight their form and momentum. Scoring an average of 84.1 points and shooting 45.9% from the field, Connecticut's offensive unit seems unstoppable.

 

Seattle Storm: Underdogs with Potential

Home Ground Concerns

Seattle's home record of 2-12 indicates a challenge they've been facing this season. However, every game is a new opportunity, and with Loyd's recent performance, a turnaround isn't out of the question.

Loyd's Brilliance

Jewell Loyd's 24.9 points average showcases her skills and importance to the Storm's offense. Her recent 32-point game might be the spark Seattle needs to challenge the formidable Sun.

Team Dynamics

While Seattle's recent ten-game average of 78.7 points falls short compared to Connecticut's, the potential for an upset, especially in home games, remains a genuine possibility.

 

Prediction

Considering the Sun's impressive road record and consistent scoring, coupled with the Storm's struggles at home, the prediction leans in favor of the Connecticut Sun. However, the unpredictable nature of sports combined with Loyd's recent form adds a layer of intrigue to this matchup.

Our prediction: The Connecticut Sun to clinch a victory, but expect a spirited challenge from the Seattle Storm, making the over of 158.5 points an enticing bet.

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Pick: Over 158.5 (-110)

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