Indiana Fever vs. Chicago Sky - 9/21/15 East Semifinals Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Sky (1-1) vs. Indiana Fever (1-1)
WNBA Basketball: Monday September 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line: Chicago Sky -5.5 -- Over/Under: 159 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, The U Too
The Indiana Fever and Chicago Sky play a deciding game three Monday night at the Allstate Arena.
The Indiana Fever look to advance and have split their last eight games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 77.8 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 21.5 points and seven rebounds while Shavonte Zellousis averaging 13 points and five assists. Marissa Coleman is grabbing 3.5 rebounds and Briann January is dishing 3.5 assists. The Indiana Fever have topped 80 points in four of their last nine games and have won four of their last five when that’s the case. The Fever are coming off a game in which they shot 46.8 percent from the field. The Fever are 9-9 SU on the road and have lost four of their last five.
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The Chicago Sky look to advance and have won seven of their last 10 games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 82.7 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 78.9 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Allie Quigley is averaging 18 points and 3.5 rebounds while Courtney Vandersloot is averaging 18 points and 5.5 assists. Elena Delle Donne is grabbing 6.5 rebounds and Jessica Breland is the fourth double-digit scorer. The Chicago Sky have topped 80 points in five of their last eight games and have won five of their last six when that’s the case. The Sky shot 45.8 percent from the field in their game two loss. The Sky are 14-4 SU on their home court and have won five of their last six.
The Fever are 6-0-2 ATS in their last 8 Conference Semifinals games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Sky are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The Fever are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Chicago and 1-5-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Chicago Sky are simply the more talented and deeper team than the Fever. At home, where the Sky have been lights out lately, you can expect Chicago to step up and close out this series.