Liberty at Sky 7/12/19 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
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New York Liberty vs. Chicago Sky
NBA: 8:00 PM EST
Jul. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : CHI -2 Total 159
Two teams with identical 7-8 records meet on Friday when the New York Liberty visit the Chicago Sky. The Liberty were routed in their last outing 90-58 by the Las Vegas Aces. Tina Charles led the Liberty in the loss with 13 points, but hit just 5 of 16 field goal attempts. The Liberty shot a dismal 29.7% from the field and committed 20 turnovers in the loss.
Chicago lost to the Minnesota Lynx 73-72 in its most recent outing. The Sky was led in the loss by Allie Quigley with 24 points. Quigley scored 17 in the second half and sank 6 baskets from 3-point territory including a pair of hoops during a run of 14-0 by Chicago that gave them a 55-54 lead during the third quarter.
Tina Charles is leading New York in scoring and rebounding with averages of 18.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Kia Nurse is second in scoring with an average of 16.0 points per game. Brittany Boyd is the assists leader with an average of 5.9 per game. Four players on the Liberty are averaging double figures in scoring.
Diamond DeShields leads the Sky in scoring with an average of 14.1 points per game. Jantel Lavender is the leading rebounder with an average of 6.8 per game, while Courtney Vandersloot is the leader in assists with an average of 7.9 per game. Just two players are averaging double-figures in scoring for the Sky.
Recent Betting Trends:
New York is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Liberty’s last 5
Chicago is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 following a loss ATS
The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Sky’s last 8 at home
Free Betting Pick: Chicago Sky -2
Chicago defeated New York 91-83 on June 19 at New York covering the number as 2-point road chalk. The Sky has covered the number in each of its last 5 following a loss ATS, in 7 of its last 9 following a loss straight up and in 5 of its last 8 when playing on 1 day’s rest. New York has failed to cover 8 of the last 10 versus Eastern Conference opponents. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Sky wins and covers ATS 88-82.