Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics Player Props | June 4, 2024

Greetings, basketball fans. Welcome back to our WNBA coverage here at Total Apex Sports. One of the games on tap from today’s slate features the Connecticut Sun squaring off against the Washington Mystics.

This game features a pair of teams in opposite directions. The Connecticut Sun have posted wins in all eight of their games this season. Meanwhile, the Mystics have dropped all eight of their games. 

Here is a look at which player props you should watch in this matchup.

Connecticut Sun vs. Washington Mystics Preview

The Connecticut Sun look to extend their winning streak to nine games when they host the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night

Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner is the key player to watch for the home team. She currently has -115 odds of scoring more than 18.5 points and -115 odds of scoring less than 18.5 points.

Here is a look at how her numbers stack up against the projected points total for this matchup.

  • Through the first eight games of the season, Bonner is averaging 19.0 points per contest.
  • Bonner has suited up against Eastern Conference foes five times this season. In those contests, she has averaged 20.2 PPG.
  • In Connecticut’s five home games, Bonner has averaged 18.6 points per game.
  • Over her last five outings, Bonner is averaging 17.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per contest, exceeding the points total for this matchup once during that stretch.

Prediction: DeWanna Bonner OVER 18.5 points

Next, we will take a look at Alyssa Thomas’ projected rebounding numbers. At the time of this writing, she has -115 odds of grabbing 9.5 rebounds and -115 odds of finishing with less than 9.5 rebounds (via DraftKings).

  • On the season, Thomas is averaging 9.6 rebounds per contest.
  • Thomas has played against Eastern Conference opponents five times this season. In those games, she has averaged 11.0 rebounds per contest.
  • In the Sun’s five home games, Thomas has averaged 8.6 rebounds per outing.
  • Across her previous five outings, Thomas is averaging 8.4 rebounds per outing, exceeding the total for this matchup only once during that stretch. 

Prediction: Alyssa Thomas OVER 9.5 rebounds

On the other side of the equation, Ariel Atkins is the key player to watch for the Mystics.  She currently has -130 odds of scoring less than 13.5 points and +100 odds of finishing with less than 13.5 points. Will Atkins’ numbers favorably compare to the points total for this matchup? Let’s take a look at the tale of the tape to find out.

  • Atkins is averaging 13.8 PPG through the first eight contests.
  • In four matchups against Eastern Conference opponents, Atkins has averaged 16.0 points per game.
  • Although Atkins is averaging 20 points per game at home, that production dips to just 10.0 PPG in five road contests this season.
  • Over her last five outings, Atkins has averaged 12.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per contest, exceeding the points total for this matchup three times during that stretch.

Prediction: Ariel Atkins OVER 13.5 points

 

James Tillman’s Sun vs. Mystics Player Prop Picks 

  • Player Prop Bet #1: DeWanna Bonner OVER 18.5 points
  • Player Prop Bet #2: Alyssa Thomas OVER 9.5 rebounds
  • Player Prop Bet #3: Ariel Atkins OVER 13.5 points

About The Author

James Tillman III is an accounting professional, but sports writing is his passion. In addition to doing betting content for Total Apex Sports, James has over 15 years of experience publishing online sports content with multiple outlets, such as FanSided, Odds USA, Onlinebetting.com (OBCOM), Godzilla Wins, and Give Me Sport.

James’s content focuses on the NBA, WNBA, and NFL. He researches various trends to support his picks and ensures that he provides his audience with the information they need to make informed decisions about upcoming games.

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