Chicago Sky vs. Atlanta Dream - 6/17/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dream vs. Sky
WNBA Basketball: Friday June 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Philips Arena)
the Line Dream -1 -- Over/Under: 172.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FOX Sports Southeast, The U Too
The Chicago Sky and Atlanta Dream square off early Friday night at the Philips Arena.
The Chicago Sky look for a strong road win in order to get back to a .500 record. The Chicago Sky are averaging 84.2 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 82.8 points on 41 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 17.6 points and 6.8 rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 13.5 points and three assists. Allie Quigley is dishing 1.5 assists and Tamera Young is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Sky are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 84.8 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.8 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Atlanta Dream look to build on their impressive 7-3 start to the season. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 85 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 84.6 points on 41.6 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 20.3 points and 2.4 assists while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 15 points and 4.3 rebounds. Layshia Clarendon is the third double-digit scorer and Elizabeth Williams is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 28.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Dream are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.5 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have won five of their last eight home games.
The Sky are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Dream are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Sky are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Sky just aren't living up to expectations this season and haven't been good on the road. The Dream have been the surprise team so far and are downright rolling. In a toss-up contest, I'll take the team in better form at home.