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Washington Mystics at Chicago Sky 8/5/22 - WNBA Picks & Predictions

Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics Odds & Info

Game Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics
Date & Time Friday August 5, 2022, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Wintrust Arena Chicago, IL
Latest odds
CHI -5.5 ; O/U 159.5
TV Channel
NBA TV

The Washington Mystics look for their third consecutive victory when hosting the Chicago Sky on Friday. Washington is 20-12 following its 83-73 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Tuesday. Natasha Cloud was the leading scorer with 16 points and handed out a team-high nine assists. Washington is third in the Eastern Conference, 3 ½ games behind the first place Sky.

Elena Delle Donne is the leading scorer and rebounder for Washington with averages of 17.0 points and 6.4 rebounds per game, while Natasha Cloud is the leader in assists with an average of 7.3 assists per game. Ariel Atkins is the second leading scorer with an average of 14.9 points per game and one of three players for Washington averaging double-figures in scoring. The Mystics are scoring an average of 79.8 points per game.

Chicago looks to bounce back from a loss when hosting Washington on Friday. The Sky are 23-8 following an 84-73 loss to the Dallas Wings on Tuesday. Kahleah Copper was the leading scorer for Chicago with 19 points and also grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds. The loss snapped a 10-game home winning streak for Chicago. The Sky lead the Eastern Conference by two games over the Connecticut Sun.

Kahleah Copper is the leading scorer for Chicago with an average of 15.5 points per game, while Candace Parker is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with averages of 13.4 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Courtney Vandersloot is the leader in assists with an average of 6.6 assists per game. Chicago has six players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team scores an average of 85.7 points per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Washington is 10-5 ATS in its last 15
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Mystics last 7
  • Chicago is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 versus Washington
  • The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Sky’s last 11

Free WNBA Pick:

Chicago Sky -5.5

Chicago is coming off a disappointing loss at home which snapped a 10-game home winning streak, but the Sky will bounce back with a strong effort at home on Friday behind the play of Kahleah Copper, Candace Parker and Courtney Vandersloot. Washington is playing well but the Mystics will fall to a tough Sky squad that is allowing an average of only 80.1 points per game, which is second best in the league. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Sky wins and covers ATS 84-74.

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