Chicago Sky vs. Connecticut Sun
June 27, 2021 1:00 pm EDT
The Line: Chicago -5 / Total: 158
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The Connecticut Sun and Chicago Sky face off on Sunday in a WNBA showdown at the Mohegan Sun Arena. These two teams faced off twice in a row just a few games ago and it was the Chicago Sky that were able to win both of the games. In the last game the Sky were able to win 91-81.
The Connecticut Sun come into this game with a 9-5 record overall which puts them in 1st place in the Eastern Conference. The Sun had lost those two games in a row against the Sky, but in the last game they bounced back beating the Dallas Wings 80-70. Connecticut comes into this game averaging 79.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 75.4 points per game. Jonquel Jones has been the best player for the Sun averaging 21.6 points per game. In this game for the Sun it’s about the offense being good early.
On the other side of this matchup is the Chicago Sky who sit in second place in the standings with a 9-7 record overall. Chicago has set a franchise record winning seven straight games coming into this one, but they are looking to continue that success. Each of the last three games Chicago has scored at least 91 points and in this game it’s going to be about the offense running up the score again. On the season, Chicago is averaging 82.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 77.7 points per game. Kahleah Copper has been the best player for Chicago averaging 14.1 points while shooting 42.7 percent from the field.
The Sky are going to have no issue again in this game. Look for Chicago to run up the score, Connecticut is going to have no answer, and Chicago is going to win this game and cover the spread.