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Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm Predictions, Head to Head, Betting Odds, Best Picks, Predicted Line-ups, Match Preview: WNBA

Connecticut Sun host the Western Conference powerhouse on Thursday.

Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm is another match lined up on Thursday.

With both the teams needing to earn just a few more points to make it to the Playoffs, there is little to none margin of error. Both the teams are on the 2nd position in their respective conferences.

This is going to be a very intense match.

The Sun have a strong record of 19-9 this season, while the Storm is at 18-10. Both the teams are very comparable, and very potent.

The Suns will host the Seattle Storm on Thursday in the Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm: Odds

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Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm: Recent Form

Both the teams have been at the top of their game recently, almost out-performing any team they are pitted against.

Coming off with a huge 82-72 win from Atlanta Dream, Seattle Storm are in splendid form. Their morale is high, their performance is on point and they seem very excited to take on the competition.

Tina Charles and Breanna Stewart both performed marvelously in the previous match, each of them scoring 27 and 23 points respectively. Both of them got good support from the team as well.

Connecticut Sun are playing with zeal as well. From fast-break to pick-and-rolls, this team is unstoppable. Going on a 19-9 season with a 9-4 home record, this team is one of the toughest teams out there.

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Their most recent match displayed the Aerial Powers and Nikolina Milić due going at it with the Minnesota Lynx. They won 86-79, where 31 points were scored by the duo alone.

Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm: Head to head

Out of the 31 matches Connecticut Sun have played with Seattle Storm, they have won 16 of them, while Storm have won just 9. The rest 6 remaining matches have been draws.

Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm previously this season.
Storm’s Breanna Stewart attempts to block Sun’s Jonquel Jones’ shot attempt.

Both the teams always display a splendid show of sportsmanship, hustle, and an intensity which makes basketball fun and captivating.

Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm: Best Picks

Jonquel Jones

Jones is a two-way scoring machine. Being lethal from inside and beyond the arc is a skill not a lot are familiar with. The 2021 WNBA MVP has incredible rebounding skills, displays excellent athleticism and is an aggressive 3-pt shooter.

Jonquel Jones during a game.
Jonquel Jones during a game.

This season she is averaging a whopping 8.8 rebounds and 14.8 points per game. She’s truly one of the finest shooters in the league right now.

Breanna Stewart

The 27 year old Breanna Stewart power forward is a gem in the Storm lineup. With fantastic 3-pt shooting skills, she’s also paired with an incredible defense. Stewart is talented with in-the-paint shooting as well and is able to score with deep hooks and layups.

Breanna Stewart during a game.
Breanna Stewart during a game.

The two-time WNBA champion is having a very consistent and productive season, averaging 21.2 points, 2.7 assists and 7.3 rebounds per game. With a 45.5% field goal percentage, she is one of the top picks of this matchup.

Sue Bird

Seattle Storm Point Guard Sue Bird is a very successful 3-pt facilitator. With her excellent playmaking abilities, she can weave through the opposition defense and set up assists for shots beyond the arc. Along with that, she’s an excellent outside scorer herself.

Sue Bird during a game.
Sue Bird during a game.

She’s averaging a solid 10 points per game, paired up with 5.8 assists and 1.7 rebounds this season.

Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm: Possible Lineup

Seattle Storm: Guard – Jewell Loyd | Guard – Sue Bird | Forward– Breanna Stewart | Forward – Gabby Williams | Center – Tina Charles

Connecticut Sun: Power Forward – Breanna Stewart | Shooting Guard – Jewell Loyd | Point Guard – Sue Bird | Center – Mercedes Russell | Center – Ezi Magbegor

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Connecticut Sun vs Seattle Storm: Winner

Provided the caliber of both the teams, it is tough to single out a winner. Both the teams feature a lethal offense paired with an impenetrable defense.

The Sun have been consistent with their performance, winning 4 out of their last 5 games BUT the Storm have just regained their momentum and area out for blood this time.

And Seattle might just come out on top here.

Varun Sharma
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Varun is a huge NBA and F1 fanatic, which is also the reason why he is here. Pursuing a career in cloud computing and DevOps, he's always keen and eager to learn new things.

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