With both teams winning one game apiece and being tied 1-1 wins, the series moves to Connecticut for Game 3 of the 2019 WNBA Finals, when the second-seeded Sun (23-11), who tied the series with a road win in the second game, are hosting the top-seeded Washington Mystics (26-8), who are looking to bounce back today.
Date/Time: 10-06-2019 15:30 EDT
Spread: Connecticut Sun 0
Connecticut Sun finished the regular season with a 23-11 record (14-19-1 ATS) and were placed 2nd in the league. They have won four of their last five matches and in their last game they won on the road against Washington in Game 2 of the finals with a 99-87 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Courtney Williams with 21 ppg, adding 6.8 boards and 5.2 dimes per game. She is followed by Jonquel Jones with 18.2 ppg and a team high 10.4 boards per game.
Washington Mystics finished the regular season with a 26-8 record (20-13 ATS) in the regular season and finished first in the WNBA. In their last game they saw a two-game winning streak getting snapped by losing at home against Connecticut in Game 2 of the finals with an 87-99 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Emma Meesseman with 19.8 ppg, adding 6 boards per game. She is followed by Elena Delle Donne with 17.8 ppg, adding a team high 6.5 boards per game.
In their five previous meetings so far this season the Sun lead the Mystics 3-2 wins, having won both home games by an average of 11.5 points. Sun are 17-2 at home so far season, while the Mystics are 13-6 on the road. Mystics have the best offense in the league with 89.6 ppg to Sun’s 81.8, while Sun have a better defense, allowing 77.7 ppg to Mystics’ 79.5. Mystics have better percentages both in field goals (47% to 42.8%) and in 3-pointers (36.9% to 35.7%). Mystics are better both in dimes made (22.7 to 21.8) and in turnovers committed (8.8 to 12), while Sun are better in boards grabbed (38.4 to 28.3). Bookmakers give a 0 spread for this game and expect the hosts to beat the odds and get away with the home victory.
Washington Mystics vs Connecticut Sun Game 3 Prediction: Connecticut Sun 0 (-106)
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