Dallas Wings vs. Connecticut Sun: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 31, 2024

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May 31, 2024 8:10 AM
The Connecticut Sun, undefeated at 6-0, look to extend their perfect home record to 5-0 when they host the Dallas Wings on Friday, May 31st at 7:30 PM at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Wings, 3-2 overall and 2-1 on the road, aim to disrupt the Sun's momentum in this high-stakes matchup. Expect a thrilling contest between two strong teams vying for conference supremacy.
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Wings vs Sun statistics

Stat Wings Sun
Streak W2 W6
Last Ten Games 3-2 6-0
Points Per Game 86.0 83.8
Rebounds Per Game 39.8 33.0
Assists Per Game 19.0 18.0
Blocks Per Game 7.4 3.0
Steals Per Game 7.0 9.5
Field Goal % 43.6 43.1
Three Point % 32.1 27.7
Points Against 84.0 73.8

Connecticut Sun recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
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
5/17/24 vs Washington Mystics W 84-77

Dallas Wings recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/26/24 @ Los Angeles Sparks W 84-83
5/25/24 @ Phoenix Mercury W 107-92
5/21/24 @ Atlanta Dream L 83-78
5/18/24 vs Chicago Sky L 83-74
5/15/24 vs Chicago Sky W 87-79

Wings vs Sun predictions

When the Dallas Wings take the court against the Connecticut Sun, all eyes will be on Arike Ogunbowale, who's been nothing short of spectacular this season, averaging a whopping 28.8 points per game. Her agility and scoring prowess will be key in breaking through Connecticut's robust defense. Another player who might make significant waves is Teaira McCowan, given her impressive 8.8 rebounds per game. If she can dominate the boards and give Dallas those critical second-chance points, it could really swing the momentum in their favor.

On the flip side, Connecticut Sun's DeWanna Bonner has been a consistent scorer this season, averaging 20.3 points per game, and her performance will undoubtedly be a cornerstone for Connecticut's strategy. Meanwhile, Alyssa Thomas could be considered the heart of the team, leading in both assists and rebounds with 7.8 and 9.0 respectively. Thomas's ability to contribute across the board might just give her team the edge they need to control the game from start to finish.

Considering both teams' current form and standout players, it's gearing up to be an intense matchup. However, with Connecticut's undefeated track record and the home court advantage, they seem poised to maintain their winning streak. While the Wings have the firepower to make it competitive, the Sun's overall consistency and squad depth might just carry them through for their fifth straight home win. Expect a fiercely contested game but look for Connecticut to potentially come out on top.

Dallas Wings injuries

  • Jaelyn Brown (G): Out
  • Natasha Howard (F): Out
  • Satou Sabally (F): Out

Wings vs Sun game info

Venue Mohegan Sun Arena
Location Uncasville, CT
Tip-off Fri 7:30 PM

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