Sun vs Mercury Picks and Prediction – 8/11/2023

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 08/09/2023 at 9:09 PM ET

Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury 08/10/23 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 8/11/2023, 2:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: CONN 7.83333 (-399); O/U 160.5

The Connecticut Sun remain on the road Thursday night will the trip out west in Phoenix against the Phoenix Mercury. Connecticut is one of the better teams in the WNBA 14 games above .500 after winning four of the last five including two in a row. For all of the WNBA action check it out here WNBA Picks. Offensively Connecticut has averaged 83.9 points per game on 44.8% shooting from the floor. During their recent tear Connecticut has scored 84.8 points per game over the last five resulting in four victories.

 DeWanna Bonner is the anchor in the Connecticut offense averaging 19 points per game to lead the team. Brionna Jones is second on the team averaging 15.9 points and Tiffany Hayes averages a fourth best 11.8 points. Alyssa Thomas is the swiss army knife in the Connecticut lineup averaging 14.8 points, while leading the team with 10.1 rebounds and 8.2 assists per game.

The Phoenix Mercury have struggled all season currently sitting in 5th place in the Western Conference. The Mercury are twelve games below .500 after losing four the last five following a six point loss against the Seattle Storm. Phoenix is one of the worst offensive teams in the league averaging just 77.6 points per game on a mediocre 44.4% shooting from the floor. Defensively Phoenix has allowed 83.5 points per game but has given up 84.4 points over the last five games.

Britney Griner leads the Phoenix offense this season averaging 18 points per game to go along with a team high 6.7 rebounds. Diana Taurasi has returned to form averaging 17.8 points per game to go along with a team high 4.7 assists, while Sophie Cunningham is the third player in double figures averaging 10.6 points through 25 games played. Mariah Jefferson averages 8.7 points per game and is a defensive anchor for Phoenix leading the team averaging 1.1 steals.

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Connecticut is one of the best teams in the entire league and will look to take advantage of a lackluster Phoenix team on Thursday. Expect Connecticut to control this game on both sides of the floor as their depth and talent will be too much. Take Connecticut to continue to roll as they inch closer to the top spot in the east with a wind and cover in Phoenix. Final Score Prediction, Connecticut Sun win and cover 85-73.

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