Wings vs Sun Prediction - WNBA Picks 8/18/23

Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings

WNBA: Friday, August 18th at 7:00 PM ET

Betting Odds: Sun -3.5 -- Over/Under: 168.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Dallas Wings and Connecticut Sun face off on Friday in a WNBA showdown at Mohegan Sun Arena. These two teams faced off on Saturday and it was the Wings that were able to secure the 91-81 victory. 

Wings Betting Preview

The Wings come into this game with a 16-14 record overall and they are coming off a big victory in the last game. The Wings scored 91 points and that led to the 10 point victory over the Sun. Satou Sabally had a strong game finishing with 28 points, eight rebounds, and five assists. Arike Ogunbowale also was quite impressive finishing with 23 points and six rebounds. The Wings are averaging 86.4 points while their defense is giving up 84.1 points per game. The offense is ranked 3rd while the defense is ranked 9th. The defense hasn’t been good enough when this team has struggled this season. Ogunbowale is averaging 20.9 points while shooting 39 percent from the field. 

Sun Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is the Sun who sit with a 21-9 record overall but they have lost two games in a row. The defense gave up at least 90 points in each of those two games and that led to the defeat. The Sun were led by Alyssa Thomas in the last game and she finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists. The Sun are averaging 83.8 points while their defense is giving up 78.8 points per game. The offense is ranked 4th while the defense is ranked 1st. In this game the defense needs to find a way to lockdown again. DeWanna Bonner has been the top player for the Sun averaging 17.8 points while shooting 42.6 percent from the field and 32.8 percent from behind the three point line. 

Shane’s Free Pick

The Sun’s defense has been an issue the last couple of games, and that is going to be a problem again here. The Wings put up 91 points against the Sun in the last game, and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. The Wings offense is ranked 3rd in the WNBA and they are going to score at least 90 points again here. The Sun again are going to have no answer, and this will be a victory for Dallas. Back the Wings to win this game and cover the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Dallas +3.5

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