Chicago Sky vs. Connecticut Sun - 9/11/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sun vs. Sky
WNBA Basketball: Sunday September 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Mohegan Sun Arena)
The Line: Sun +1.5 -- Over/Under: 170.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass
The Chicago Sky and Connecticut Sun meet early Sunday afternoon at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Chicago Sky hope to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 85.6 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 85.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 21.5 points and seven rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 12.3 points and 2.6 assists. Allie Quigley is dishing 1.5 assists and Jamierra Faulkner is grabbing 1.5 rebounds. The Sky are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.6 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Connecticut Sun look for some consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 81.7 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 84.4 points on 46 percent shooting. Alex Bentley is averaging 13.5 points and 2.6 assists while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 10.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is dishing 4.8 assists and Camille Little is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Sun are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won five of their last seven home games.
The Sky are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The Sun are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Sky are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Connecticut and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Both teams have turned things around since the second half began, but it's the Sun who play their best ball at home and it's the Sky who continue to struggle on the road. So, in a toss-up game, give me Connecticut and the free point.