Connecticut Sun vs. Las Vegas Aces - 8/20/20 WNBA Picks and Prediction
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WNBA Basketball: Thursday, August 20th at 10:00 PM
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The Connecticut Sun and Las Vegas Aces face off in their 13th game of the WNBA season inside the bubble at IMG Academy on Thursday.
The Connecticut Sun come into this game finding success having won four of their last five games with the only loss being a blowout against the Seattle Storm, a game they really had no shot in from the beginning. The offense really struggled in that game and they need him to be better in this game. On the season the Sun are averaging 79.8 points while giving up 80.3 points per game. In the last game the Sun were impressive against the Indiana Fever putting up 84 points and that led to an 18 point victory.
The Sun’s best player this year has been DeWanna Bonner who comes into this game averaging 19 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Alyssa Thomas has also found a lot of success averaging 13.8 points while shooting 47.2 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Las Vegas Aces who had won seven games in a row before their last game against the Chicago Sky. In that last game the Aces put up 82 points against the Sky, but they gave up 84 points and that led to the loss. On the season the Aces are averaging 87.5 points while giving up 79.8 points. On the season the Aces are averaging 47.8 percent from the field and in this game the offense is going to need to be good early.
The Aces best player this season has been A’Ja Wilson who comes into this game averaging 19.6 points while shooting 45.9 percent from the field. Angel McCoughtry has also found a whole lot of success averaging 15.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.
These are both teams who are hot and they both have had no issue scoring plenty of runs. In this game look for the Aces and Sun to both play at a fast pace and this game will go well over the total.