Sun at Sky 8/10/18 - WNBA Picks & Predictions
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Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky
NBA: 9:00 PM EST
Aug. 10, 2018
TV: NBC Sports Boston
Latest Odds : CONN -8 Total 175.5
The Connecticut Sun look for their sixth straight win on Friday when they visit the Windy City to play the Chicago Sky. The Sun won for the fifth straight time on Wednesday downing the Dallas Wings 101-92. The win clinched a playoff berth for the Sun. Alyssa Thomas led the Sun with 22 points while Jonquel Jones scored 17.
The Sky lost its second straight on Tuesday falling to the Minnesota Lynx 85-64. Chicago trailed by a single point at the half but was outscored 46-26 in the second half by the Lynx. Allie Quigley led the Sky with 22 points, while Courtney Vandersloot scored 11 points and handed out 7 assists in the loss.
Chiney Ogwumike leads the Sun in scoring and is second in rebounding with averages of 14.4 points and 7.3 rebounds. Jasmine Thomas is the team’s second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 12.7 points and 4.6 assists per game. Courtney Williams is the second leading scorer with an average of 12.6 points per game. Connecticut is scoring an average of 86.8 points per game.
Allie Quigley leads Chicago in scoring with an average of 16.1 points per game. Diamond DeShields is the second leading scorer and second leading rebounder with averages of 13.4 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. Cheyenne Parker is the fourth leading scorer and the team leader in rebounds averaging 10.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game, while Courtney Vandersloot leads the team in assists with an average of 8.4 per game. Chicago is scoring an average of 82.0 points per game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Connecticut is 5-0 ATS in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the Sun’s last 11 on the road
Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the last 5 Sky games following a loss ATS
Free Betting Pick: Connecticut Sun -8
Connecticut is playing extremely well at this time going 7-2 SU and 6-3 ATS over the last 9 games played. The teams have played only once during the regular season with Connecticut winning and covering 110-72. With a playoff berth secured, the Sun will now try to play for a higher seed. Final Score Prediction, Connecticut Sun win and cover ATS 91-79.