Chicago Sky vs. Connecticut Sun 6/17/21 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky
June 17, 2021 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Chicago -4.5 / Total: 155
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The Chicago Sky and Connecticut Sun face off on Thursday in a WNBA basketball showdown at Suntrust Arena. This is the first meeting played between the two teams this season.  

The Chicago Sky sit with a 5-7 record overall which puts them in 4th place in the Western Conference standings. The Chicago Sky come into this game having won three games in a row and in the last game the offense was elite scoring putting up 105 points and that led to the victory. The Chicago Sky comes into this game averaging 80.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 78.9 points per game. Kahleah Copper has been the best player for the Sky averaging 14.3 points while shooting 41 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from behind the three-point line. 

On the side of this matchup is the Connecticut Sun who sit with an 8-3 record overall which puts them in 1st place in the Eastern Conference. Coming into this game, the Sun have won two of their last three games with the one loss coming in their last game. In the last game against the Seattle Storm, the defense gave up 89 points, and that led to the 23 point defeat. On the season the Sun are averaging 80 points per game while their defense is giving up 74 points per game. Jonquel Jones has been the best player for Seattle averaging 21.6 points while shooting 56.8 percent from the field. 

Both teams are going to find offensive success, and that is going to lead to this game going well over the posted total. Back the over to cash with ease. 

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Shane Mickle

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