Chicago Sky vs. Indiana Fever - 9/9/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fever vs. Sky
WNBA Basketball: Friday September 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Fever -4.5 -- Over/Under: 168 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, FSI, The U Too
The Chicago Sky and Indiana Fever square off Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Chicago Sky haven’t lost two straight games since July 5-8. The Chicago Sky are averaging 85.6 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 85.3 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 21.5 points and seven rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 11.9 points and 2.7 assists. Allie Quigley is dishing 1.5 assists and Jamierra Faulkner is grabbing 1.5 rebounds. The Sky are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 83.7 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have split their last six road games.
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The Indiana Fever look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 11 games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 79.9 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 81.3 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 13.1 points and 4.8 rebounds while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 9.3 points and 1.6 assists. Shenise Johnson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds and Briann January is dishing 4.8 assists. The Indiana Fever are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 85.7 percent from the free throw line. The Fever are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost six of their last nine home games.
The Sky are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Fever are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The Sky are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana and 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Fever continue to struggle on the road and the Sky have beaten Indiana in seven of the last 10 meetings. With the way Chicago has improved its play, you have to like the road team and the free points.