Liberty visit Sky in hoops battle
New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Odds
Allstate Arena features an WNBA battle between the host Chicago Sky and the visiting New York Liberty in betting action on Wednesday.
This season the Sky are 5-3 overall and 4-4 ATS against the number, while the Liberty are 4-3 and 3-4 ATS. As for the totals, Chicago is 3-4-1 on the OU, and New York is 1-5-1.
The Liberty are listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 148.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 80 PPG, against a Liberty defense that ranks No. 3 at 73.3 PPG. The Sky field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, more than the Liberty shooters have achieved on the year, 42.5% per game.
Defensively, the Liberty feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 78 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.
New York lost its last outing, a 78-77 result against the Silver Stars on June 23. The Liberty failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 155 combined points took the game OVER the total. New York suffered a 78-77 loss against San Antonio on Sunday, getting 19 points from Cappie Pondexter in a losing effort at Prudential Center.
Chicago won its last outing, a 71-61 result against the Fever on June 22. The Sky covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 132 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Chicago got 21 points from Epiphanny Prince en route to a 71-61 victory over Indiana on Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
A few Liberty at Sky trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 5 games when playing Chicago
New York is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing New York
Chicago is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
New York at Seattle, Friday, June 28
Chicago home to Los Angeles, Saturday, June 29