Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics - 8/23/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Mystics (15-10) vs. Chicago Sky (16-11)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday August 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Mystics -2.5 -- Over/Under: 155 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, Monumental
The Chicago Sky and Washington Mystics play Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
The Chicago Sky look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 83.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 80.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 24.1 points and 8.8 rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 14.9 points and 3.8 rebounds. Courtney Vandersloot is dishing six assists and Allie Quigley is dishing 1.7 assists. The Chicago Sky have failed to score at least 80 points in six of their last nine games. However, the Sky are 13-3 SU when scoring at least 80 points this season. The Sky are 5-8 SU on the road and have lost four of their last five.
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The Washington Mystics look for a win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 74.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 71.4 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Ivory Latta is averaging 12.6 points and two rebounds while Stefanie Dolson is averaging 12.2 points and 6.2 rebounds. Emma Meesseman is the third double-digit scorer and Kara Lawson is dishing 3.7 assists. The Washington Mystics have allowed 73 or less points in six of their last eight games and have won eight of their last 10 games when allowing 75 or less points. The Mystics are 9-4 SU on their home court and have won six of their last seven. Armintie Price is doubtful with a knee injury.
The Sky are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Mystics are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games. The under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
The Sky aren't the same team they were in the first half, as they're struggling to score at a breakneck speed. The Mystics have been tough to beat on their home court. Give me Washington and the small chalk.