Liberty visit Sky in hoops battle

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June 26, 12:30 PM | Allstate Arena

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Odds

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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.

View New York vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Liberty are listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 148.

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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

Next up:
New York at Seattle, Friday, June 28
Chicago home to Los Angeles, Saturday, June 29