WNBA Fantasy and Betting Tips for Friday

Each day of the WNBA season, our team of fantasy and betting experts breaks down every game on the roster, taking note of everything from injuries and lineup changes to recent trends and more.

All possibilities are provided by Caesars Sportsbook. The times are Eastern time.

Here’s what to look for during today’s menu:


Seattle Storm in Connecticut Sun
7:00, Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.

Line: Sun (-7.5)
money line: Sun (-350), Storm (+265)
the total: 159.5 points
BPI % win: Shams (68.7%)

Doubtful: So Bird (disease other than COVID)

Fiction needs to know: So Bird It was listed as a game time decision tonight after missing Tuesday’s game due to a non-COVID illness. Brian January (96.0% available) He started instead of Bird on Tuesday but scored only three points with four assists added, one steal and one 3-pointer making. It averaged 8.7 PPG, 3.7 APG, 2.0 3PG, 1.7 RPG, at 29.0 mpg while starting for over three games at the end of May and beginning of June. Gabe Williams (74.4% available) is nearing a double performance (10 rebounds, eight assists) two games after receiving a season-high with nine assists in a win over the Wings last Saturday. Its mass production in this period deserves some fanciful attention. Courtney Williams (21.1% available) fell off an all-season high by 20 points in just 24 minutes in her last game against Dream. It has shown an upward trend, despite a statistically slow start with the sun. Williams averaged 16.5 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 4.0 APG and 1.2 3PG during the 2021 season, so games like Wednesday Night are definitely in their repertoire.

Best Bet: The Sun -7.5. The Sun has won four of its last five home games, with an average scoring margin of +13.4 PPG. During that time period, they played Storm in Seattle and won seven. While The Storm plays well, winning four in a row and eight out of the last 10, Sun is a handful in Connecticut. – Andre Snellings


Atlanta Dream in Chicago Sky
8 p.m., Winterstack Arena, Chicago

Line: Sky (-9.5)
money line: Sky (-500), Dream (+400)
the total: 155.5 points
BPI % win: Sky (73.1%)

Doubtful: nia coffee (knee)

exclude: Erica Wheeler (Foot), Kia Phone (Health and safety),

Fiction needs to know: Erica Wheeler She will miss her third game in a row due to a foot injury. Ari MacDonald (available in 71.6% of leagues) She started her last two games and averaged 16.0 PPG, 4.5 APG, 2.5 RPG, 2.5 SPG and 1.0 3PG at 36.5 mpg. nia coffee Doubtful with a knee injury after starting every game for Dream this season. if you sit down, Monique Billings (29.6% available) Worth following. Candice Parker She played 21 minutes low of the season and scored four points low of the season on her last outing. You can look forward to recovery with a big match against the dream. Emma Messeman delivers a solid back-to-back performance with an average of 23 PPG, 8 RPG, 4.5 APG and Ally Quigley (33.5% available) scored a season high of 16 points on her last outing. Quigley is slowly making her way out of her early season slump and has seven three-pointers in her last four games.

Best Bet: Sky -9.5. The Dream has lost three consecutive games with an average of nine points and lost four of the last five while Sky has won five of the last six and beat Dream by eight points two weeks ago in Atlanta. – snoring


Phoenix Mercury in Dallas Suites
8 p.m., College Park Centre, Arlington

Line: wings (-4)
money line: Wings (-180), Mercury (+155)
the total: 169.5 points
BPI % win: wings (58.7%)

exclude: Sophie Cunningham (elbow), Sato Sabali (knee)

Fiction needs to know: Both Wings and Mercury have seen ups and downs this season. Dallas averaged 80.8 PPG and 35.9 RPG while firing 41.1% from the field. The wings ranked fourth in offensive rating (102.4), seventh in points allowed per match (81.3), 11th in FG opponent percentage (45.9%) and eighth in defensive rating (102.4). Mercury was ranked fifth in the PPG (81.7), sixth in the RPG (20.4), seventh in the offensive rating (99.9) and ninth in the defensive rating (104.5). Eric Ogunpoel And the Alisha Gray The players were the most consistent on the flanks and a must-have choice. Kayla Thornton (72.7% available) and Isabel Harrison (50.2% available) are viable fantasy films. Skylar Diggins SmithAnd the Tina CharlesAnd the Diana TaurasiAnd the Diamond DeShields And the Brianna Turner They should all be in line. don’t forget something in my hand (92% available) if you need a streaming device. You have scored 18 or more Fantasia points in over 20 minutes in four of your last five games. – Eric Moody

Best Bet: Over 169.5. While Wings prefer to play at a slower pace than Mercury, this should be a high-scoring competition. Overall results have fallen in four of Dallas’ past six home games and three of Mercury’s past five games. — Moody

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