New York Liberty vs. Chicago Sky - 9/16/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sky vs. Liberty
WNBA Basketball: Friday September 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line: Sky -3 -- Over/Under: 168 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, The U Too, MSG
The New York Liberty and Chicago Sky square off early Friday night at the Allstate Arena.
The New York Liberty could use a bounce back win after losing five of their last eight games. The New York Liberty are averaging 82.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 80.5 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 21.5 points and 9.9 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 14.5 points and 2.4 assists. Shavonte Zellous is dishing 2.2 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have split their last six road games.
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The Chicago Sky look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 86.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 86 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 21.5 points and seven rebounds while Cappie Pondexter is averaging 12.9 points and 2.8 assists. Allie Quigley is dishing 1.4 assists and Jamierra Faulkner is grabbing 1.4 rebounds. The Sky are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 83.5 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have won four straight home games.
The Liberty are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Sky are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Liberty are 4-11-1 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
The Sky are still fighting for playoff position while the Liberty are pretty much locked into their spot with this being their last game of the regular season. Chicago is also playing its best ball of the season. Have to side with the home team and reasonable line here.