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Dallas Wings at Chicago Sky 9/23/21 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

Chicago Sky vs Dallas Wings Odds & Info

Game Chicago Sky vs Dallas Wings
Date & Time Thursday September 23, 2021, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Wintrust Arena Chicago, IL
Latest odds
CHI -5 ; O/U 165.5
TV Channel
ESPN2

On Thursday, the Dallas Wings visit the Chicago Sky in the opening round of the WNBA playoffs with the winner moving on and the loser eliminated. The Wings finished the regular season 14-18 following an 87-84 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks. Arike Ogunbowale was the leading scorer for Dallas with 20 points and the victory for Dallas eliminated Los Angeles from postseason contention. Dallas won two of its final three regular season games.

Arike Ogunbowale is the leading scorer and leader in assists for Dallas with averages of 18.7 points and 3.3 assists per game. Satou Sabally is the leading rebounder with an average of 6.0 rebounds per game. Marina Mabrey is the second leading scorer with an average of 13.3 points per game and one of five players for Dallas averaging double-figures in scoring.

Chicago finished its regular season at .500 with a record of 16-16 after defeating the Indiana Fever 98-87. Diamond DeShields was the leading scorer for Chicago with 30 points and a run of 14-4 for Chicago blew open a close game and gave the Sky their margin of victory. Chicago struggled down the stretch losing four of its final six but finished second in the Eastern Conference.

Kahleah Copper is the leading scorer for Chicago with an average of 14.4 points per game, while Candace Parker is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 13.3 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Courtney Vandersloot is the leader in assists with an average of 8.6 per game. Chicago has five players averaging double-figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Dallas is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 on the road
  • The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Wings last 8
  • Chicago is 1-5 ATS in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Sky’s last 7

Free WNBA Pick:

Dallas Wings +5

Dallas has won two of its last three while in comparison Chicago has lost four of the last six. The Wings have played well on the road this season covering the number at 9 of the last 13 away from home, while Chicago has failed to cover five of the last six overall. Arike Ogunbowale will be too difficult for Chicago to contain in the Dallas backcourt, giving the Wings the advantage needed to earn the victory. Final Score Prediction, Dallas Wings win and cover ATS 88-82

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