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Phoenix Mercury at Connecticut Sun 8/4/22 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

Connecticut Sun vs Phoenix Mercury Odds & Info

Game Connecticut Sun vs Phoenix Mercury
Date & Time Thursday August 4, 2022, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Mohegan Sun Arena Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, USA
Latest odds
CONN -10.5 ; O/U 165.5
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The Phoenix Mercury will visit Uncasville, CT Thursday night for a match up with the Connecticut Sun. Phoenix comes into Thursday struggling this season five games below .500 following a 20 point loss to New York in their last game. Offensively Phoenix was terrible from the floor making only 37.5% of their shots and 24% from beyond the arc, while turning the ball over 13 times leading to the loss.

Sophie Cunningham led the way for the Mercury pouring in a team high 21 points as one of five starters in double figures. Skylar Diggins- Smith and Shey Peddy scored 13 points each, while Diana Taurasi added twelve points in 31 minutes on the floor.

The Connecticut Sun continue a homestand on Thursday 11 games above .500 on the season following a 3 point overtime loss to Chicago that ended a long win streak. Defensively Connecticut struggled as Chicago made 55.2% of their shots to score 95 points in the game including 45 in the first half.

DeWanna Bonner carried the offensive load for Connecticut with 23 points and a team high 9 rebounds in 37 minutes on floor Alyssa Williams scored 22 points and Courtney Williams added 16 points and eight rebounds for Connecticut as well.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Mercury are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 Thursday games.
  • Mercury are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
  • Mercury are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference.
  • Sun are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Sun are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest.

Free WNBA Pick:

Connecticut Sun -10.5

The Phoenix Mercury come into Thursday struggling immensely on the year and will continue that trend in Connecticut. Look for the Sun to control this game from the opening tip as they will coast to an easy home win. Take Connecticut Thursday night to get an easy win and cover against a below average team. Final Score Prediction, Connecticut Sun win and cover 91-73.

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