New York Liberty vs. Connecticut Sun Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – June 8

The New York Liberty (9-2) will aim to build on a five-game winning run when they visit the Connecticut Sun (9-0) on June 8, 2024. The Sun have taken nine games in a row.

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Spread: Sun (+1.5) to Cover

  • While DraftKings has the Liberty winning by 1.5, the model has the Sun taking home the victory, with a considerable margin between the two spreads (5.3 points). Take the Sun.
  • The Sun have a 4-5-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Liberty are 4-7-0 against the spread this season.
  • New York is 4-7 against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.

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Total: Under 157

  • The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just two points highter than the model projection.
  • Of 11 games thus far this season, the Liberty have played eight with over 157 points scored, their current matchup’s over/under.
  • This season, five of Connecticut’s nine games have had a combined total higher than 157 points scored.
  • The Liberty have gone over in five of their nine games with a set total (55.6%).
  • Sun games have gone over the point total in four out of nine opportunities (44.4%).

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Moneyline Winner: Sun (+100)

  • Prediction: Sun 79, Liberty 76
  • Connecticut will play as the underdog for the first time this season.

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Liberty Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Liberty is Breanna Stewart, who puts up 19.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game.
  • Sabrina Ionescu leads New York in assists, averaging 5.3 per game while also scoring 17.2 points per contest.
  • The Liberty get the most three-point shooting production out of Ionescu, who makes 2.5 threes per game.
  • The New York steals leader is Stewart, who averages 1.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Jonquel Jones, who compiles 1.4 rejections per contest.

Sun Leaders

  • Alyssa Thomas racks up 9.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game, placing her atop the Sun’s rebound and assists leaderboards.
  • DeWanna Bonner scores 19.1 points per game, putting her at the top of the Connecticut scoring leaderboard. She also grabs 5.7 rebounds and averages two assists per game.
  • Tyasha Harris is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Sun, hitting 1.8 threes per game.
  • Connecticut’s leader in steals is Brionna Jones with 1.8 per game, and its leader in blocks is Thomas with 0.7 per game.

All stats in this article refer to the 2024 regular season.

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