Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury Odds
Chicago travels to Phoenix on Sunday, hoping to boost its 12-18 mark with a victory over the Mercury.
The Mercury are 7-23 so far on the season, and 10-20 ATS vs. the number. The Sky, meanwhile, are 12-18 and 15-15 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Phoenix go 14-15-1 and the Sky go 18-11-1 on the totals.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Sky before tip-off in this one will find them as 10-point favorites, while the total sits at 156.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sky rank No. 4 in the league with 35.1 per game. That compares with Phoenix’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Phoenix is the WNBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 5.9 per game, while the Sky rate No. 6 with 6.2 per contest.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.8 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.
Chicago was an 86-77 loser in its last match on the road against the Sparks. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 163 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Swin Cash scored 23 points in a failed effort to lead the Sky to victory (they lost 86-77 to Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Thursday).
Phoenix was a 92-84 loser in its last match at home against the Shock. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 176 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Phoenix got 19 points from Lynetta Kizer but lost anyway 92-84 against the Shock on Friday at US Airways Center.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-5
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-2
Before playing Los Angeles are 6-4
After playing Tulsa are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sky at Mercury trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chicago's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
Phoenix is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games at home
Chicago at Seattle, Tuesday, September 18
Phoenix at Los Angeles, Tuesday, September 18