Connecticut Sun vs. Atlanta Dream: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 2, 2024

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Jun 2, 2024 8:10 AM
The undefeated Connecticut Sun, led by Jones' impressive 22-point performance, travel to the Gateway Center to take on the Atlanta Dream on Sunday, June 2 at 3:00 PM. The Sun look to extend their perfect 7-0 record, while the Dream aim to protect their 2-1 home record. This WNBA Commissioner's Cup matchup promises to be a thrilling contest between two strong Eastern Conference teams.
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Connecticut Sun
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Sun vs Dream statistics

Stat Sun Dream
Streak W7 W2
Last Ten Games 7-0 4-2
Points Per Game 82.4 81.7
Rebounds Per Game 32.3 34.8
Assists Per Game 18.6 19.5
Blocks Per Game 2.9 4.0
Steals Per Game 9.3 8.0
Field Goal % 43.8 42.9
Three Point % 27.0 37.2
Points Against 73.6 80.0

Atlanta Dream recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/31/24 vs Las Vegas Aces W 78-74
5/29/24 @ Washington Mystics W 73-67
5/26/24 vs Minnesota Lynx L 92-79
5/21/24 vs Dallas Wings W 83-78
5/18/24 @ Phoenix Mercury L 88-85

Connecticut Sun recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/31/24 vs Dallas Wings W 74-72
5/28/24 vs Phoenix Mercury W 70-47
5/25/24 @ Chicago Sky W 86-82
5/23/24 vs Minnesota Lynx W 83-82 OT
5/20/24 @ Indiana Fever W 88-84

Sun vs Dream predictions

When the Connecticut Sun take the court against the Atlanta Dream, all eyes will likely be on DeWanna Bonner and Alyssa Thomas, given their impressive start to the season. Bonner, who's been a scoring machine with an average of 19.1 points per game, seems poised to deliver another strong performance especially coming off the momentum of recent games. Similarly, Thomas, not just a facilitator with her average of 8.7 assists but also a force in the rebounds department, could dominate both facets of the game. With these two in sync, the Sun's prospects look bright for the upcoming matchup.

Switching focus to the Atlanta Dream, Rhyne Howard and Tina Charles are pivotal pieces in their lineup. Howard, bringing her A-game with an average of 18.5 points, will need to exploit every opportunity against the Sun's defense to keep the Dream competitive. Meanwhile, Charles, a consistent performer under the hoop with an average of 9.2 rebounds per game, might find herself in a key role to control the pace and flow of the game by securing those crucial boards and providing second-chance opportunities.

Looking at the dynamics and key players on both teams, this game is shaping up to be a compelling contest. However, with the Connecticut Sun's current undefeated streak and the consistent high-level play from their leaders, they might just have the edge over the Atlanta Dream in this encounter. Expect a fierce competition, but the Sun could likely extend their winning run, given their form and depth.

Atlanta Dream injuries

  • Jordin Canada (G): Out

Sun vs Dream game info

Venue Gateway Center
Location College Park, GA
Tip-off Sun 3:00 PM

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