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Chicago Sky vs. Connecticut Sun - 6/23/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky
Date & Time Sunday June 23, 2019, 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Wintrust Arena
Chicago, Illinois
The Line
The Line: Chicago Sky +4.5 -- Over/Under: 159.5
TV Channel
NBA TV, THE U TOO, NESN
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The Connecticut Sun and Chicago Sky meet Sunday in WNBA action at the Wintrust Arena.

The Connecticut Sun look for another win to build on their seven-game winning streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 81.1 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 73.2 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 17.3 points and 11.6 rebounds while Courtney Williams is averaging 12.8 points and 3.4 assists. Shekinna Stricklen is the third double-digit scorer and Alyssa Thomas is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 26.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.9 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won their last three road games.

The Chicago Sky look for a statement win after winning five of their last seven games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 78.6 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 80 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Diamond DeShields is averaging 14.4 points and 5.1 rebounds while Courtney Vandersloot is averaging 11.6 points and eight assists. Allie Quigley is the third double-digit scorer and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Chicago Sky are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 83.7 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have won three of their last four home games.

The Sun are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Sky are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss, 5-14 ATS in their last 19 Sunday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Chicago and 6-2 in the last 8 meetings. The under is 4-1 in Sky last 5 overall. The under is 11-5 in Sun last 16 road games.

The Chicago Sky have ben much better than last season like I said they would be, but I'm not sure I trust them against some of the leagues best just yet. The Connecticut Sun have been the most impressive team in the league up to this point and have had no problem winning on the road despite not shooting well. It's only a matter of time before the Sun start to hit shots at a much higher clip. I'll lay the reasonable chalk with the Sun. 

Pick:
Connecticut Sun -4.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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