Connecticut Sun (17-12) vs. Chicago Sky (10-19)
|Date & Time||Friday August 10, 2018, 9:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Chicago Sky +8 -- Over/Under: 175.5
LEAGUE PASS, THE U TOO, NBCSB
The Connecticut Sun and Chicago Sky meet Friday in WNBA action at the Wintrust Arena.
The Connecticut Sun look to keep the ball rolling while building on their five-game winning streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 87.2 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 81.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Chiney Ogwumike is averaging 14.4 points and 7.3 rebounds while Courtney Williams is averaging 12.6 points and 3.3 assists. Jasmine Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Jonquel Jones is dishing 1.5 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.9 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have won three straight road games.
The Chicago Sky look for a spark of consistency after splitting their last six games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 82 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 89.8 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Allie Quigley is averaging 16.1 points and 2.4 assists while Diamond DeShields is averaging 13.4 points and 4.8 rebounds. Courtney Vandersloot is the third double-digit scorer and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Chicago Sky are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.7 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game. The Chicago Sky have lost four of their last five home games.
The Sun are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sky are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Friday games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Sun are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Chicago and the over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
The Connecticut Sun have won six of the last nine meetings against the Chicago Sky, which includes a 38-point beatdown the last time the clubs met back in June. The Sky have been a very good fade team for us all season long, and they're just 3-9 ATS this season when an underdog of at least 7.5 points. The Connecticut Sun are looking like the team that we saw earlier in the year, and they're outscoring teams by 17.6 points in their last five games. I'll eat the chalk.