Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: Sun to Win


Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: The Connecticut Sun will start as favorites to win their upcoming game against the New York Liberty as per the latest odds.

The teams at the bottom half of the table have very less margin of error in the upcoming games to look strong in the playoff contention. The New York Liberty will face a formidable challenge against the Connecticut Sun at the Mohegan Sun Arena tonight. Connecticut has played a top brand of basketball this season. However, they are coming off a defeat against the Mystics in the last game.

The Sun can blame only themselves as their shooting looked below par in that game and the field goal % dipped to 36.7%. Jonquel Jones was the only player who could score in double digits (15 points). She also added 16 rebounds to her name. The Sun will look to bounce back firmly in the next home fixture against the Liberty.

The New York Liberty needs a consistent performance in the upcoming games to improve their position in the Eastern Conference. They looked very good against the Mystics but lost the last fixture against the Storm. Marine Johannes was the top scorer in that game with 23 points. Sabrina Ionescu scored 12 points with 10 assists.

It was the comeback game of DiDi Richards as well who was in action after a long break due to a hamstring injury. She added 4 rebounds in 13 minutes. The Liberty has a mammoth task to avoid another loss when they meet the Sun tonight.

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: Recent Form

The Connecticut Sun had a fantastic season so far. They are at 12-5 currently in the top position of the Eastern Conference. They have won 3 of the last 5 games. Connecticut has maintained a dominating record of 7-2 in the home fixtures as of now. The Sun will be hosting the New York Liberty after facing a 63-71 loss to the Washington Mystics in the last clash.

The New York Liberty is having another disappointing season this time. They are at 6-10 currently and at the 5th position in the Eastern Conference. New York got 2 wins from the last 5 games. In the away games, they have been 2-4 till now. The Liberty will face the Connecticut Sun after losing their last fixture against the Seattle Storm with a score of 72-81.

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: Team Stats

Stats Connecticut Sun New York Liberty
Points Per Game 86.4 76.3
Rebounds Per Game 36.6 34.3
Assists Per Game 21.0 19.3

Sun vs Liberty Prediction: Injuries

Connecticut Sun: Kiara Smith (Guard)

New York Liberty: Rebecca Allen (Guard), Betnijah Laney (Forward), Jocelyn Willoughby (Guard)

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: Head to Head 

Both these teams have played 47 games against each other in the WNBA. The Connecticut Sun is ahead as they won 28 of them, while the New York Liberty won 19 games. If we talk about the last 5 matchups, 4 games were won by the Sun and only 1 by the Liberty. The previous meeting took place this season on 17 May 2022. The Sun won that game comfortably with a score of 92-65.

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: Predicted Lineup

Connecticut Sun: Guard- Natisha Hiedeman | Guard- Courtney Williams | Forward- Alyssa Thomas | Forward- DeWana Bonner | Center– Jonquel Jones

New York Liberty: Guard- Sabrina Ionescu | Guard- Crystal Dangerfield | Forward- Natasha Howard | Forward- Marine Johannes | Center- Stefanie Dolson

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Connecticut Sun:

Player Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Blocks Per Game
Jonquel Jones Center 15.1 9.4 1.1
Player Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Steals Per Game
DeWanna Bonner Forward 14.6 4.1 1.4
Player Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Steals Per Game
Alyssa Thomas Forward 12.9 8.0 1.4

New York Liberty:

Player Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Assists Per Game
Sabrina Ionescu Guard 16.7 6.4 6.1
Player Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Steals Per Game
Natisha Howard Forward 15.0 6.8 1.3
Player Position Points Per Game Assists Per Game Turnovers Per Game
Marine Johannes Forward 10.5 4.5 1.8

Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction: Winner 

The Connecticut Sun is one of the strongest sides to face defeat at its home. They will look to give no chance to the visitors tonight. On the other hand, New York Liberty desperately needs wins to get its campaign back on track. They will definitely try to give a spirited fight to the Sun. The predictions and betting platforms suggest a win for the Sun in this contest.

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Connecticut Sun vs New York Liberty Prediction



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