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Chicago Sky vs Atlanta Dream Odds
Chicago travels to Atlanta on Saturday, hoping to boost its 19-8 mark with a victory over the Dream.
The Dream are 14-10 so far on the season, and 13-11 ATS vs. the number. The Sky, meanwhile, are 19-8 and 16-10-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Atlanta go 11-13 and the Sky go 12-14-1 on the totals.
Sportsbooks have set the Dream as 4.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 155, but may be on the move.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 77.5 PPG, against a Sky defense that ranks No. 4 at 73.6 PPG. The Dream field goal percentage has averaged 43.2% so far, more than the Sky shooters have achieved on the year, 42% per game.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.1 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Chicago, they were an 82-64 winner as they battled the Liberty at home. The Sky covered in the match as a 11.5-point favorite, while 146 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Sylvia Fowles scored 14 points leading the Sky to an 82-64 victory over New York at Allstate Arena on Friday.
In their last action, Atlanta was a 74-64 loser on the road against the Mystics. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (138) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Dream endured a 74-64 loss at the hands of the Mystics on Friday, despite a 17-point effort from Angel McCoughtry at Verizon Center.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-3
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing New York are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Atlanta Dream Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-1
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7
A few Sky at Dream trends to consider:
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Chicago is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Atlanta is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Chicago
Chicago home to Atlanta, Saturday, August 31
Atlanta home to Washington, Wednesday, August 28