Washington Mystics vs. Chicago Sky
Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Chicago Sky +4 -- Over/Under: 178.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Washington Mystics and Chicago Sky meet Saturday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Washington Mystics look for another victory to build on their impressive 3-0 start to the season. The Washington Mystics are averaging 94.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 78.7 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Myisha Hines-Allen is averaging 20 points and 8.3 rebounds while Aerial Powers is averaging 17.3 points and three assists. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Emma Meesseman is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 41.9 percent from beyond the arc and 86 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Sky look for a statement victory to build on their 2-1 record. The Chicago Sky are averaging 88.3 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 82.3 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Azura Stevens is averaging 16.3 points and 1.3 assists while Kahleah Copper is averaging 15 points and 4.3 rebounds. Cheyenne Parker is the third double-digit scorer and Courtney Vandersloot is dishing 8.3 assists. The Chicago Sky are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 30.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game.
The Mystics are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games playing on 1 days rest, 8-2 ATS in their last 10 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Sky are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games, 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 games as an underdog and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The over is 7-2 in Mystics last 9 overall. The over is 34-15-3 in Sky last 52 overall. The Mystics are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Chicago and 11-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
The Washington Mystics don't look like they missed a beat from their WNBA title despite not being the same team from last season. However, the Chicago Sky are far from pushovers and are a team I said should be considered a title contender with all the production they had returning. So far so good for the Sky. I'll take the free buckets in a game the Sky could win outright.