Dream vs. Sky
WNBA Basketball: Friday June 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm (McCamish Pavilion)
The Line: Dream -5.5 -- Over/Under: 162.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Chicago Sky and Atlanta Dream meet Friday in WNBA action at the McCamish Pavilion on ESPN3.
The Chicago Sky are getting desperate for a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 77 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 85 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Allie Quigley is averaging 15.8 points and 3.4 rebounds while Tamera Young is averaging 13.7 points and 2.5 assists. Cappie Pondexter is the third double-digit scorer and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Chicago Sky are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have lost three of their last four road games.
The Atlanta Dream also need a big win here that would get them a game above a .500 record. The Atlanta Dream are averaging 76.4 points on 39.9 percent shooting and allowing 80.4 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Tiffany Hayes is averaging 17.6 points and 4.6 rebounds while Bria Holmes is averaging 12.2 points and 2.1 assists. Damiris Dantas is the third double-digit scorer and Layshia Clarendon is dishing 6.2 assists. The Atlanta Dream are shooting 23 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Dream are allowing 28.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Dream have won nine of their last 12 home games.
Will update with trends once/if they're released.
The Atlanta Dream have spent nearly this entire season on the road and have held their own for the most part. The Chicago Sky have lost games left and right regardless of where they've played, and are allowing 79.2 points on the road. The Dream have to be thrilled to be back at home and should be able to win and cover this reasonable number.