Wings vs Sun Prediction: Will Dallas Wings Defeat the Mighty Connecticut Sun?
Wings vs Sun Prediction: As per the latest Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings Prediction, Connecticut Sun is predicted to win tonight’s game.
The playoff is upon us as the first round of the postseason unraveled this week. The Connecticut Sun consolidated their playoff berth comfortably after finishing in the top 2 whereas the Dallas Wings were the best mid-table team in the Western Conference.
They are set to face each other in a best of 3 contest that is set to begin on the 18th of August at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The predictions are expecting the Connecticut club to make it to the semifinals but the Dallas is known to pull off upsets.
Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings Prediction
Wings vs Sun Prediction: Recent form
The Connecticut Sun have maintained the favorite tag throughout the season and rightly so, as they ended up with a superior success rate of close to 70% after 36 games. Not only did they have a positive conference record, but they also built a fortress at home with 13 wins in 18 appearances besides being a strong side on the road. They are on a 3-match winning streak currently and are hopeful of closing the first-round games inside two matches.
On the other hand, the Dallas Wings have made a route for themselves to the postseason after warding off the initial struggle. They ended up with 18 wins in 36 games with the eye-catcher being their impressive away record of 10-8, which enabled them to stay in 3rd spot. In their recent outing against Sparks, they showcased their class and range, as they thwarted the opposition in disdain. Given that they have beaten Sun in the last meeting, they would be looking to do it once again here.
Wings vs Sun Prediction: Head-to-head: (Last 3 years)
Matches: 8: Sun: 6 Wings: 2
Last Meeting: Wings won 82-71 against Sun on 6th July 2022.
Wings vs Sun Prediction: Players to watch
Natisha Hiedeman’s consistency is heavily underrated as she once again came up with 15 points and 5 rebounds while her 3-point conversion is hovering around the 41% mark.
Jonquel Jones’ has returned to her best after amassing 1.8 assists with a field goal percentage of 51.3. Courtney Williams who will be the shooting guard has averaged 11.1 points in every outing and must step up in the coming games for the side to succeed.
Alyssa Thomas has silently gone on with her business as she emerged as the highest scorer against Lynx.
Teaira McCowan has given out 11 points per season in addition to a field goal percentage of 60.2 but a little more is expected from the Center player.
Tyasha Harris put up a brave front in a loss as she fetched 18 points and 11 assists against Sparks. The point guard Allisha Gray has been helpful for the side with 1.2 steals and 0.8 blocks but needs to improve her attacking game.
Marina Mabrey was the best player on the pitch for the side with 17 points and 4 rebounds.
Wings vs Sun Prediction: Predicted Winner
The post-season contest between Sun and Wings gives way to a hot favorite side play the clear dark horses. The Connecticut Sun is set to take an early lead while there is little pressure on the other side to deliver. Even though the disparity in odds says otherwise, there is every chance of this going to 3rd game.
It is a no-brainer that Sun holds all the aces going into this clash. According to Oddspedia, the Sun are the clear favorites with odds of 1.23 whereas the Dallas Wings are behind with odds of 5.15. The premium website FiveThirtyEight has gone on to give an 86% chance for the home team with the Dallas team needing to do little extra work on Thursday night.