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Sun vs Wings Prediction, Odds & Betting Insights for WNBA Playoffs Game 3 on FanDuel Sportsbook

Devon Platana
Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings prediction, odds and betting insights for WNBA playoff game on Wednesday, August 24.
Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings prediction, odds and betting insights for WNBA playoff game on Wednesday, August 24. / AP Photo/LM Otero
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Sun vs Wings Game 3 Info

2022 WNBA Playoffs — Round 1 Game 3 (Series Tied 1-1)
Connecticut Sun (25-11, 12-6 Away) vs. Dallas Wings (18-18, 8-10 Home)
Date: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2021
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Venue: College Park Center — Arlington, TX
Coverage: ESPN

After being embarrassed in Game 1, the Dallas Wings stormed back with an impressive 89-79 victory over the Connecticut Sun in Game 2. The Wings' win was quite the effort, highlighted by Kayla Thornton's team-high 20 points, as well as Teaira McCowan's 17-point, 11-rebound double-double off the bench.

Meanwhile, the Sun came away as losers due to a slow start, getting outscored 22-7 in the first quarter. Outside of Jonquel Jones and Brionna Jones each scoring 20 points apiece, there wasn't much to like from Connecticut's performance. A stronger showing is needed on the road this Wednesday.

Sun vs Wings Odds & Spread

All WNBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: CONN: (-265) | DAL: (+210)
Spread: CONN: -6.5 (-105) | DAL: +6.5 (-115)
Total: 164.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Odds to Win WNBA Championship: CONN: (+350) | DAL: (+4200)

The Sun enter this contest as the clear-cut favorite on the moneyline and the spread. This 9 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 164.5, which is slightly above the projected total of 161.5 from Game 2.

Sun vs Wings Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to FiveThirtyEight.
Prediction: Connecticut Sun win (56%)

FiveThirtyEight projects the Sun to bounce back with a Game 3 victory here. While Sunday's effort was hardly impressive, Connecticut did outscore Dallas, 72-67 in the final three frames. In fact, the Sun's 32-point fourth-quarter performance is exactly what they need right out of the gate on Wednesday.

I think that the Sun underestimated the Wings in Game 2 and that's something that won't happen again. If Connecticut can shoot better from three-point range and take advantage of their opponent's discipline issues (Wings had 20 fouls on Sunday), the Sun's chances of victory will increase.

As great as the Wings are feeling after their upset win, I expect the Sun to put them in their place.

Final Score Prediction: Sun: 88 | Wings: 79

Sun vs Wings Betting Trends

- Connecticut is 6-1 straight up in its last seven road games.
- Dallas is 5-11 against the spread (ATS) in its last 16 games against Connecticut.
- The total has hit the under in 10 of Connecticut's last 14 games against Dallas.
- The total has hit the over in six of Dallas' last seven games.

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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