Connecticut Sun is all set to lock horns against the mighty New York Liberty on June 19 at 8:30 in Mohegan Sun Arena. Both the teams are looking in good shape and promising to enjoy the proverbial cake. The Suns are among the top teams in the championship, winning 16 of their 24 encounters at a 66.7 percent victory rate. They are sitting third at the table. Although they have lost their previous match after winning two consecutive games, their morale is sky high to go nuts against the Liberty tomorrow.
Meanwhile, on the other hand, New York Liberty has shown staggering results in their previous encounters, losing 15 games out of 24 games. They are holding 11th position on the table with a victory rate of 37.5%. Albeit they have lost numerous games, they still can make a turnaround. Now, it will be worth watching how they capitalize on their skills tomorrow against New York Liberty.
What does their Last Encounter suggest?
The New York Liberty prevailed in the previous matchup at Mohegan Sun Arena with a score of 81-77. Thanks to Stefanie Dolson, Natasha Howard, and Sami Whitcomb, who put a combined score of 44 points on the board, scoring 16,14, and 14 points respectively. Stefanie Dolson led from the front with six rebounds and four assists. Considering, their previous record against the Sun. They might break their losing streak with nonchalance. But the Suns also had the firepower of Courtney Williams, who scored 16 points and made seven rebounds and three assists in that game.
Head to Head
Total played matches: 46
Connecticut Suns won: 26
New York Liberty won: 20
Who will win the Game?
Although the New York Liberty had won the previous encounter, the Suns hold the whip hand on morale and head-to-head results, and tomorrow they might enjoy the proverbial cake. The NY Liberty will need to go crazy to win tomorrow as the first quarter will define the winner. So, they need to get a big lead on the board. Nevertheless, the NY Liberty seem promising to break their losing streak, and they will not accept defeat easily.