Chicago Sky vs. New York Liberty - 6/24/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Liberty vs. Sky
WNBA Basketball: Friday June 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Madison Square Garden)
the Line Liberty -3 -- Over/Under: 159.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, MSG
The Chicago Sky and New York Liberty meet early Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Chicago Sky need a nice road victory here in order to get back to a .500 record. The Chicago Sky are averaging 84.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 83.6 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 18.8 points and 6.7 rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 13.2 points and 3.1 assists. Courtney Vandersloot is dishing 4.9 assists and Tamera Young is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Sky are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have split their last six road games.
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The New York Liberty hope to build on their impressive five-game winning streak. The New York Liberty are averaging 82.2 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 78.2 points on 38.7 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 22.1 points and 9.8 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 14.8 points and 2.4 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing 1.8 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 26.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.6 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have split their last six home games.
The Sky are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Liberty are 2-0-2 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Sky are 8-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings in New York and 10-3-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings overall.
The New York Liberty have found their groove as of late and are the hottest team in the East at the moment. The Sky continue to be up and down, and you're not sure what you're going to get any given night. New York has also beaten Chicago in three of the last four meetings. Give me the home team and small line.