Connecticut Sun vs. Indiana Fever - 9/5/20 WNBA Picks and Prediction
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Fever vs. Sun
WNBA Basketball: Saturday, September 5th at 4:00 PM ET
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The Connecticut Sun and Indiana Fever face off in their 17th game of the WNBA season inside the bubble at IMG Academy on Saturday..
The Connecticut Sun have had some struggles at times inside the bubble but coming into this game they have won two of the last three games. In the Sun’s last game though, the defense let them down giving up 93 points while the offense could only manage 78 points. DeWanna Bonner was the best player in that game, putting up 22 points, four rebounds, and two assists. The Sun are averaging 78.7 points while shooting 42.4 percent from the field. On defense the Sun are giving up 79.4 points per game while letting opponents shoot 45.1 percent from the field. The best offensive player for the Sun has been Bonner who comes into this game averaging 18.6 points while shooting 41.2 percent from the field. Alyssa Thomas has also been strong averaging 15.1 points while shooting 50.8 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Indiana Fever who have struggled inside the bubble and coming into this game they have lost six games in a row. In the Fever’s last game against Phoenix, the offense scored 81 points, while the defense gave up 105 points and that led to the loss. The Fever’s defense has been an issue all season giving up 89.4 points per game while letting opponents shoot 47.1 percent from the field. On offense, the Fever are averaging 81.3 points per game while shooting 43.8 percent from the field. Kelsey Mitchell has been the best offensive player for the Fever averaging 17.6 points while shooting 44.6 percent from the field.
These are two teams who have struggled this season, but the Fever’s defense has been an issue and that will continue in this game. Look for the Sun’s offense to find enough success to come away with a victory.