Los Angeles Sparks vs. Chicago Sky - 5/24/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sky vs. Sparks
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line: Sky -1 -- Over/Under: 167.5 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky meet Tuesday night at the Allstate Arena on ESPN2.
The Los Angeles Sparks hope to keep rolling after an impressive 3-0 start to the season. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 90.7 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Candace Parker is averaging 18.7 points and 8.7 rebounds while Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 16 points and 2.3 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Ana Dabovic is dishing 3.3 assists. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 25.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won five of their last eight road games.
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The Chicago Sky look for a big win in order to get back to a .500 record. The Chicago Sky are averaging 84.7 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 84.7 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 22 points and 6.5 rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 16 points and two assists. Courtney Vandersloot is the third double-digit scorer and Jessica Breland is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The Sky are shooting 26.1 percent from beyond the arc and 84.5 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.3 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have won five of their last seven home games.
The Sparks are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Sky are 9-21 ATS in their last 30 vs. Western Conference and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
I'm high on both of these teams due to their ability to fill it up on the offensive end. In terms of picking a winner, you have to go with the Sky simply because they're very good on their home court and have slightly more depth. Expect Delle Donne and Pondexter to takeover and get the Sky a tough earned victory.