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Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky 7/31/22 WNBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Chicago Sky vs. Connecitcut Sun
July 31, 2022 1:00 pm EDT

The Connecticut Sun and Chicago Sky face off on Sunday in a WNBA showdown at Mohegan Sun Arena. 

The Sun comes into this game with a 20-9 record overall, and in the last game against the Seattle Storm, they are coming off quite the impressive win. The Sun scored 88 points in that game and that was enough to secure the victory. The Sky are averaging 84.9 points, while their defense is giving up 77.9 points per game. The offense is ranked 3rd in the league, while their defense is also ranked 3rd in the league. The top offensive player for the Sun has been Jonquel Jones, and she is averaging 14.6 points while shooting 49.6 percent from the field and 34.7 percent from behind the three-point line. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Sky, who sit with a 22-7 record overall, and they are coming off another big win in the last game. The offense was strong in that game, scoring 89 points, and that was enough to secure the victory. The Sky are averaging 85.7 points, while their defense is giving up 79.6 points per game. The offense is ranked 2nd in the league, while their defense is ranked 4th in the league. The Sky want to push the pace, and they have one of the most efficient offenses in basketball. Kahleah Copper has been the top player for the Sky, averaging 14.8 points while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. 

These are two teams that have had a ton of success this season, but the Sun have found a ton of success at home this season. The Sun’s defense is better by almost two points, and they are going to lockdown with their defense in this game. The Sky isn’t going to score enough here, and Connecticut will secure the victory. 

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Shane Mickle

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