Wings vs Sun Picks and Prediction – 8/18/2023

By: David Anicetti |

Last Updated: 08/17/2023 at 9:02 PM ET

Dallas Wings at Connecticut Sun 08/18/23 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 8/18/2023, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: N/A

The Dallas Wings look for their second consecutive victory when visiting the Connecticut Sun on Friday. Dallas improved to 16-14 following its 91-81 victory over the Sun on Saturday. Satou Sabally was the leading scorer for Dallas with 28 points while Arike Ogunbowale scored 23. Dallas is 4th in the WNBA playoff standings, 1 ½ games ahead of fifth place Atlanta. Keep up with the WNBA, with our free WNBA picks.

Arike Ogunbowale is leading Dallas in scoring and assists with averages of 20.9 points and 4.4 assists per game, while Satou Sabally is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with averages of 18.4 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Dallas has four players averaging double figures in scoring and as a team, the Wings are scoring an average of 86.4 points per game.

The Connecticut Sun look to snap a two-game losing streak with a victory at home on Friday when hosting Dallas. The Sun dropped to 21-9 following its 10-point loss on Tuesday to Dallas. The leading scorer for Connecticut was Alyssa Thomas with 26 points. The Sun shot 45.2% overall. Connecticut is third in the playoff standings, three games behind second place New York and six games behind first place in Las Vegas.

DeWanna Bonner is the leading scorer for Connecticut with an average of 17.8 points per game, while Alyssa Thomas is the leading rebounder and the leader in assists with averages of 10.1 rebounds and 8.1 assists per game. Brionna Jones is the second leading scorer with an average of 15.9 points per game and one of four players for Connecticut averaging double figures in scoring. The Sun scores an average of 83.8.

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Connecticut was defeated earlier this week by Dallas on the road but the Sun will be at home on Friday and have covered the number in four of the last six overall. Dallas has failed to cover the number in three of its last five. The Sun with a strong offense led by DeWanna Bonner, Brionna Jones and Alyssa Thomas, will control that end of the court and make enough stops at the other end to win. Final Score Prediction, Connecticut Sun wins and covers ATS 92-80.

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