Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 7:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Washington Mystics -7.5 -- Over/Under: 168.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Chicago Sky and Washington Mystics meet Friday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Chicago Sky look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Chicago Sky are averaging 87.5 points on 49.4 percent shooting and allowing 83.3 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Allie Quigley is averaging 15.7 points and 2.3 assists while Kahleah Copper is averaging 15.4 points and five rebounds. Courtney Vandersloot is the third double-digit scorer and Cheyenne Parker is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Chicago Sky are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 81.4 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game.
The Washington Mystics need a win after losing 12 of their last 13 games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 78.6 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 83.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Aerial Powers is averaging 16.3 points and 2.5 assists while Myisha Hines-Allen is averaging 14.9 points and 8.4 rebounds. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Emma Meesseman is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 80.6 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics allowing 38.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.
The Sky are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference, 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 Friday games. The Mystics are 10-25 ATS in their last 35 Friday games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog and 2-10-1 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The over is 23-11-1 in Sky last 35 overall. The under is 10-4 in Mystics last 14 overall. The Sky are 0-6 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Washington and 2-11 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
This is a lot of points for a Sky team that wins but doesn't exactly blow teams out. However, the Washington Mystics have been horrible both straight up and against the spread lately, and they hold almost zero betting value. I want nothing to do with the Mystics these days. I have no choice but to lay the somewhat reasonable chalk with the Sky in this contest.