Chicago vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 71-67
The Liberty got 19 points from Cappie Pondexter as New York ran past Chicago 71-67 on Tuesday at Prudential Center.
The Liberty earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 144.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
New York got 17 points from Plenette Pierson and another 15 points from Kia Vaughn. Nicole Powell contributed 3 assists, while Plenette Pierson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Sky got a 22-point performance from Sylvia Fowles, who was supported by 15 points from Epiphanny Prince. Erin Thorn had 4 assists in a losing cause for Chicago, while Sylvia Fowles grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 32-31 at the break.
New York had a 33-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lynx. The Sky will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana.