New York Liberty vs. Chicago Sky - 8/7/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Sky (13-8) vs. New York Liberty (13-6)
WNBA Basketball: Friday August 7, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line: Chicago Sky -4.5 -- Over/Under: 156.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access, The U Too, MSG
The New Liberty and Chicago Sky square off Friday night at the Allstate Arena.
The New York Liberty look to remain hot after winning five of their last six games. The New York Liberty are averaging 73.2 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 38 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 17.8 points on 9.2 rebounds while Epiphanny Prince is averaging 13.1 points and three assists. Sugar Rodgers is grabbing 3.1 rebounds and Tanisha Wright is dishing 3.4 assists. The New York Liberty have allowed 68 or less points in four of their last seven games and are 9-3 SU when allowing less than 75 points. The Liberty have lost just twice since the month of July. The Liberty are 6-4 SU on the road and have won three of their last four.
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The Chicago Sky look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 85.7 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 80.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 24.3 points and nine rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 15.6 points and four rebounds. Courtney Vandersloot is dishing 5.8 assists and Jessica Breland is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Chicago Sky have topped 80 points in seven of their last 10 games. The Sky are 11-3 SU when scoring 80-plus points this season. The Sky are 9-2 SU on their home court and have won seven of their last eight.
The Liberty are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Friday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Sky are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 2 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Liberty are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Chicago and 1-9-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings overall.
The Liberty have already beaten Chicago this season on the road. However, four of New York's six losses have come on the road, and I favor the Sky's offense at home in this matchup. Look for Chicago to get revenge in this spot.