Chicago Sky vs. Atlanta Dream - 8/29/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Dream (12-16) vs. Chicago Sky (17-11)
WNBA Basketball: Saturday August 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Philips Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Dream +3 -- Over/Under: 166.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, SportSouth
The Chicago Sky and Atlanta Dream square off Saturday night at the Philips Arena.
The Chicago Sky look for a win after winning six of their last nine 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 really cooled off on the offensive end, as they’ve scored 66 or less points in four of their last seven games. The Sky are 6-8 SU on the road and have lost four of their last six. This will be the Sky’s first game in six days.
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The Atlanta Dream look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 76.3 points on 40.6 percent shooting and allowing 81.1 points on 44 percent shooting. Angel McCoughtry is averaging 19.8 points and 5.4 rebounds while Tiffany Hayes is averaging 12.1 points and 1.8 assists. Sancho Lyttle is grabbing 8.2 rebounds and Shoni Schimmel is dishing 3.3 assists. The Atlanta Dream are coming off a Friday win over the Indiana Fever, a win that helps keep their playoff hopes alive. The Dream have scored 90 or more points in three of their last five games. The Dream are 7-6 SU on their home court and have split their last six.
The Sky are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The Dream are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Sky are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Sky have had nearly an entire week off, while the Dream have to travel and play a back-to-back. While the Dream are playing better basketball, the low chalk and the rested team seems like a steal.