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Phoenix Mercury at Chicago Sky 10/15/21 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury Odds & Info

Game Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury
Date & Time Friday October 15, 2021, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Wintrust Arena Chicago, IL
Latest odds
CHI -3 ; O/U 167
TV Channel
ESPN2

On Friday, the Phoenix Mercury visits Wintrust Arena in Chicago, Illinois to play Game 3 of the WNBA Finals best-of-five series. The series is tied at 1-1 after Phoenix defeated Chicago 91-86 Wednesday in overtime. Brittney Griner was the leading scorer for Phoenix in the victory with 29 points hitting 12 of 19 field goal attempts, while Diana Taurasi scored 20 points and Skylar Diggins-Smith handed out 12 assists. The Mercury shot 44.4% overall and 34.6% from 3-point territory.

During the postseason, Brittney Griner is the leading scorer and rebounder for Phoenix with averages of 20.9 points and 9.3 rebounds per game, while the second-leading scorer is Diana Taurasi with an average of 19.3 points per game. Skylar Diggins-Smith is the leader in assists with an average of 5.5 per game. Phoenix has four players averaging double-figures in scoring.

Chicago's looks to take a 2-1 lead in the series when hosting Phoenix on Friday. Courtney Vandersloot was the leading scorer in the Game 2 loss with 20 points, while Allie Quigley scored 19 points. Vandersloot handed out a game-high 14 assists, while three players including Candace Parker, Azura Stevens and Kahleah Copper each pulled down nine rebounds. Chicago shot 46.3% overall and 31.0% from three-point territory.

Kahleah Copper is the leading scorer for Chicago during the postseason with an average of 18.6 points per game. Candace Parker is the third leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 13.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. Courtney Vandersloot is the leader in assists with an average of 9.0 per game. Chicago has five players averaging double-figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Phoenix is 6-1 ATS in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Mercury’s last 7
  • Chicago is 5-2 ATS in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Sky’s last 8

Free WNBA Pick:

Chicago Sky -3

Chicago was able to win one out of two on the road to open the WNBA Finals and will be home on Friday where the Sky are 4-0 straight up and 3-1 ATS in their last four played. Behind the play of veterans such as Candace Parker, Courtney Vandersloot and Allie Quigley and young talented star Kahleah Copper, Chicago will bounce back from its loss on Wednesday to take a 2-1 series lead with a victory on Friday at home. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Sky wins and covers ATS 89-82.

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