Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky - 8/30/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Sky (18-11) vs. Connecticut Sun (12-17)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday August 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line: Chicago Sky -11 -- Over/Under: 158 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Connecticut Sun and Chicago Sky square off Sunday night at the Allstate Arena.
The Connecticut Sun need a win to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 76.2 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 76.8 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Kelsey Bone is averaging 14 points and 6.2 rebounds while Shekinna Stricklen is averaging 8.4 points and 1.9 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is dishing 3.8 assists and Camille Little is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are coming off a Saturday loss to the New York Liberty, a game in which they allowed 55.9 percent shooting. The Liberty have allowed 80-plus points in seven of their last nine games. The Sun are 5-8 SU on the road and have lost five straight.
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The Chicago Sky look to keep rolling after winning five of their last seven 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 are coming off a Saturday win over the Atlanta Dream, a game in which they shot 52.9 percent from the field. The Sky are 11-3 SU on their home court and have won four of their last five. The Sky have won more than three straight games just once this season.
The Sun are 15-6-1 ATS in their last 22 games playing on 0 days rest and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sky are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest. The Sun are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Chicago and 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings overall.
With the way the Sky shot the ball Saturday, they could be finding their offensive groove again. That's not good for a Sun team that's allowing 80 or more points left and right. Instead of the high chalk, the over seems like a safer play.