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Chicago Sky at Phoenix Mercury 8/31/21 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

Phoenix Mercury vs Chicago Sky Odds & Info

Game Phoenix Mercury vs Chicago Sky
Date & Time Tuesday August 31, 2021, 10:00 PM (EDT)
Footprint Center Phoenix, AZ
Latest odds
PHO -1 ; Total 166
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The Chicago Sky look for their fourth consecutive victory when visiting Phoenix on Tuesday. Chicago is 14-12 following a 107-75 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday completing a two-game sweep of the Storm on the road after winning the first 73-69. Chicago is second in the Eastern Conference but six games behind first place Connecticut.

Kahleah Copper is the leading scorer for Chicago with an average of 14.7 points per game, while Allie Quigley is the second leading scorer with an average of 14.1 points per game. The leading rebounder is Candace Parker with an average of 8.4 rebounds per game while the leader in assists is Courtney Vandersloot with an average of 9.2 per game.

Phoenix looks for its seventh consecutive victory when hosting Chicago on Tuesday. The Mercury are 15-10 following an 80-64 victory over the New York Liberty on Saturday. Skylar Diggins-Smith was the leading scorer for Phoenix in the victory with 27 points. Phoenix moved to fourth place in the Western Conference standings, three games behind the first place Las Vegas Aces.

Brittney Griner is the leading scorer and leading rebounder for Phoenix with averages of 20.7 points and 9.8 rebounds per game, while Skylar Diggins-Smith is the second leading scorer and the leader in assists with averages of 19.2 points and 5.1 assists per game. Phoenix has three players averaging double-figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Chicago Sky is 4-2 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Sky’s last 6
  • Phoenix is 7-1 ATS in its last 8
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Mercury’s last 6

Free WNBA Pick:

Phoenix Mercury -1

Chicago and Phoenix are playing very well at the moment, but the advantage here goes to Phoenix playing on its home court. The Phoenix trio of Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins-Smith and Diana Taurasi will be too much for the Chicago defense to contain. Phoenix has covered the number in seven of the last eight overall and the Mercury defense will limit the production of Chicago's Candace Parker and Kahleah Copper. Final Score Prediction, Phoenix Mercury wins and covers ATS 93-81

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