Connectitcut Sun vs. Chicago Sky
June 19, 2021 2:00 pm EDT
The Line: Chicago -7,5 / Total: 156
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The Chicago Sky and Connecticut Sun face off on Saturday in a WNBA basketball showdown at Wintrust Arena. These two teams faced off on Thursday, and it was the Chicago Sky that were able to win 81-75.
Chicago had five different players who scored in double figures. Guard Jasmine Thomas was the best player for Connecticut, putting up 20 points, and four assists.
The Chicago Sky come into this game with a 6-7 record overall which puts them in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. The Sky are playing really well coming into this game having won four games in a row, the offense has been the difference for this team. The Chicago Sky are averaging 80.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 78.6 points per game. Kahleah Cooper has been the best player for the Sky averaging 14.6 points while shooting 41.8 percent from the field and 34.3 percent from behind the three-point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Connecticut Sun who sit with an 8-4 record overall which puts them in 1st place in the Eastern Conference. Coming into this game the Sun has lost two games in a row, and the defense has been a big issue. Two games, ago, Connecticut gave up 89 points against the Seattle Storm. On the season, Connecticut is averaging 79.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 74.6 points per game. Jonquel Jones has been the best player for Connecticut averaging 21.6 points while shooting 56.8 percent from the field.
The Sky looked good on Thursday night, and they are going to get the job done again in this game. Look for Connecticut’s defense to struggle and that will be the difference in this game. Back the Chicago Sky against the spread.