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| On Sep 11, 2021 4:30 PM IST

PHO vs CON Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Basketball Tips, Starting Five, Team Details, 12 September


The WNBA Regular Season has entered a crucial phase as teams fight for Playoffs seedings and make sure they finish the season in a great rhythm. In this match-up, two red-hot teams in Phoenix Mercury and Connecticut Sun face each other in a cross-conference affair. More information about the PHO vs CON Dream11 scenario will be imparted here.

PHO vs CON Dream11 Prediction

Two of the most slow-paced team in the league are going to square off in this game. Both teams like to play a half-court style of game and both teams have terrific post players and finishers at the rim. Both teams also play tough defense and while Mercury allows just 41.3% of the field goals, Connecticut is the best defensive team in all metrics, holding teams to just 70.2 PPG! Mercury is the second-best rebounding team with 36.6 RPG while Sun is in third place grabbing 36.3 RPG, which means these two are not far apart in this department. Such is the closeness of the competition, there is one huge contrast, while Mercury does get most of their production from Griner, guards Diana, Nurse, and Skylar form a guard-centric offense too, whereas, Sun has a dominating frontline in Bonner-Jonquel-Brionna that can score inside and create problems for the defense. This can be a mouth-watering contest considering Sun is entering on an eleven while Mercury is on a ten-game winning streak, which means finally one of these will see an end to the streak.

PHO vs CON Dream Match Details

Host: Phoenix Mercury
Visitors: Connecticut Sun
Match Timing: 12 September, @ 07:30 AM
Venue: Talking Stick Resort Arena

PHO vs CON Dream Court Details

The match will be played at Mercury’s home court arena Talking Stick Resort Arena.

PHO vs CON Dream11 Team Prediction:

Phoenix Mercury | Connecticut Sun

Games: 29| 29
Wins: 19| 23
Defeats: 10 | 06

PHO vs CON Dream11 fantasy basketball lineup:

PG: S Peddy
SG: S Diggins-Smith(PP), S Cunningham, B January, N Hiederman
SF: K Nurse
PF: B Turner
C:  J Jones(SP)

Phoenix Mercury 2021 Captain

Brittney Griner is a double-double threat for the team and deserves a place in the Dream11 Fantasy Basketball team.

Connecticut Sun 2021 Captain

Jonquel Jones leads the team in PPG, RPG, and BPG.

PHO vs CON Top Picks

*stats from last game*

Jonquel Jones
Points: 21
Rebounds: 14
Assists: 02
Steals: 03
PPG: 19.9    RPG: 11.0      SPG: 1.4      BPG: 1.2
Jones has played an MVP all season long and leads the league in rebounds per game. She is an all-around offensive threat, who can hit the perimeter jumper, put it on the floor, and create driving opportunities while also being a terrific low-post scorer. Her defense makes her one of the best two-way players to ever play the game of basketball.

Brittney Griner
Points: 21
Rebounds: 10
Assists: 02
PPG: 20.7     RPG: 9.4      BPG: 2.0
Griner is the tallest player at the Center position and of course, her size allows her to dominate on both ends. She has an excellent game sense and is more than about her size. Brittney can secure terrific low-post positions, finishing over defenders, using hook shots, drop-steps, switch hand layups, among an array of moves. She has terrific shooting balance and plays elite defense.

Brionna Jones
Points: 15
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 00
Blocks: 01
PPG: 14.9     RPG: 7.2       SPG: 1.4
Jones plays with fire in her belly and has one of the best inside games in the league. Brionna moves terrifically without the ball and uses her power to finish over big defenders while making tough drives. She shoots 57.6% from the floor and can also gobble up rebounds.

Skylar Diggins-Smith
Points: 13
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 05
Steals: 03
PPG: 18.3       APG: 5.2     RPG: 3.3       SPG: 1.1
The left-handed guard is one of the best scorers in the league and has the capacity to go for big nights. Skylar has a high-arcing jump shot while she can also use hesitation and combo moves to get right in the teeth of defense where she employs a terrific hangtime to finish with either hand. She can also act as a playmaker and has a superb court vision.

DeWanna Bonner
Points: 11
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 05
PPG: 15.5   RPG: 6.8    APG: 3.6    SPG: 1.3
Defenses are left to scratch their head against DeWanna who forms an imposing frontline with Jonquel and Brionna. She uses her lanky frame and shifty cuts to get inside and finish while also having a decent shooting game. Bonner works hard on defense and can also clamp on boards.

Brianna Turner
Points: 08
Rebounds: 15
Assists: 03
Steals: 01
PPG: 7.9    RPG: 9.6     
Brianna’s main job is to box out and stack up rebounds on both ends. She is a physical player who can pose defensive challenges to inside players while also having a tendency to get in the paint and create easy shot opportunities.

Briann January
Points: 04
Rebounds: 01
Assists: 03
Steals: 03
PPG: 7.1     APG: 3.0     SPG: 1.0

Shey Peddy
Points: 18
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 03
PPG: 4.6

Jazmine Thomas
Points: 10
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 03
PPG: 10.5      APG: 4.3       SPG: 1.3

Kia Nurse
Points: 06
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 02
PPG: 9.4   RPG: 3.5

Natisha Hiedeman
Points: 07
Rebounds: 00
Assists: 00
Steals: 02
PPG: 7.1

Sophie Cunningham
Points: 10
Rebounds: 03
Assists: 01
PPG: 5.4

PHO Top Picks | Phoenix Mercury Starting Five

PF: Brianna Turner
SF: Kia Nurse
C: Brittney Griner
SG: Shey Peddy
PG: Skylar Diggins-Smith

BENCH: Diana Taurasi, Alanna Smith, Kia Vaughn, Megan Walker, Sophie Cunningham, Bria Hartley.

Phoenix Mercury Team News

  • Diana Taurasi is out due to an ankle issue.
  • Alanna Smith is out indefinitely to an illness.
  • Brittney Griner is “probable” for the game.

Phoenix Mercury Squad: Kia Nurse, Shey Peddy, Alanna Smith, Diana Taurasi, Brianna Turner, Kia Vaughn, Megan Walker, Sophie Cunningham, Skylar Diggins-Smith, Brittney Griner, Bria Hartley.

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CON Top Picks | Connecticut Sun Starting Five

PF: DeWanna Bonner
SF: Jonquel Jones
C: Brionna Jones
SG: Briann January
PG: Jasmine Thomas

Bench: Stephanie Jones, Beatrice Mompremier, Alyssa Thomas, Emma Cannon, DiJonai Carrington, Kaila Charles, Natisha Hiedeman

Connecticut Sun Team News

  • Alyssa Thomas is out indefinitely due to an Achilles injury.

Connecticut Sun Squad: Beatrice Mompremier, Jasmine Thomas, Alyssa Thomas, DeWanna Bonner, Emma Cannon, DiJonai Carrington, Kaila Charles, Natisha Hiedeman, Briann January, Jonquel Jones, Brionna Jones, Stephanie Jones

Watch Phoenix Mercury vs Connecticut Sun Live Score And Streaming

Thi game can be enjoyed on WNBA League Pass. The post-match highlights are available on WNBA’s official YouTube channel.

List of Channels to watch Phoenix Mercury vs Connecticut Sun Match

None. No official streaming on Indian television.

Shubham Singh

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