Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky - 7/22/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sky vs. Sun
WNBA Basketball: Friday July 22, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line Sky -6 -- Over/Under: 167.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, The U Too
The Connecticut Sun and Chicago Sky meet late Friday night at the Allstate Arena.
The Connecticut Sun look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 81 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 85.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 13.5 points and 2.6 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 11.1 points and six rebounds. Chiney Ogwumike is the third double-digit scorer and Jasmine Thomas is dishing 4.7 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 29.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won three of their last four road games.
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The Chicago Sky look for another win after winning five of their last eight games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 84.3 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 84.1 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 21.3 points and 7.4 rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 11.2 points and 2.6 assists. Allie Quigley is the third double-digit scorer and Jamierra Faulkner is dishing 4.9 assists. The Sky are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 82.3 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have won five of their last eight home games.
The Sun are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Sky are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win. The Sun are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Chicago.
The Sun are playing pretty well as of late, but I just can't get that 23-point blowout out of my mind back in May. Also, the Sky play their best ball at home and this line isn't too crazy. So, I'm going to side with the home team and reasonable line.