Connecticut Sun at Las Vegas Aces 9/13/22 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
Game two of the WNBA finals will take place Tuesday night at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The Connecticut Sun come into game two down 1-0 in the series following a three-point loss in game one. Offensively Connecticut struggled from the field completing only 37.8% of their shots and 31.3% from beyond the arc, while turning the ball over 10 times leading to the loss.
Alyssa Thomas led the way for the Connecticut offense pouring in a team high 19 points and 11 rebounds on 9 of 16 shooting in 36 minutes on the floor. Jonquel Jones added 15 points and nine boards, while Natisha Hiedeman scored ten points as the third Connecticut starter in double figures. Brionna Jones led the way off the bench with 12 points in 17 minutes.
The Las Vegas Aces continue their home stand in the finals following the game one victory. Despite offensive struggles in game one Vegas made 39.7% of their shots to score 67 points in the game including 21 in the third quarter to erase a four point halftime deficit.
A’Ja Wilson was dominate inside for Las Vegas scoring a game high 24 points to go along with 11 rebounds in 38 minutes on the floor. Chelsea Gray added 21 points on 9 of 17 shooting and Jackie Young scored eleven points in 36 minutes from the guard spot.
Both teams will play better offensively in game two after the game one jitters are over. Connecticut will fight for the entire game as going down to games to none will be a hard feat to overcome. Look for Connecticut to do enough on the road Tuesday night to hold Las Vegas down leading to their first win of the series. Final Score Prediction, Connecticut Sun win and covers 81-76.