Mystics host Sky in basketball action
Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics Odds
Verizon Center features an WNBA battle between the host Washington Mystics and the visiting Chicago Sky in betting action on Sunday.
The Mystics sit at 14-16 (16-13-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Sky are currently 21-9 (18-11-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 14-15-1 OU, and Chicago is 13-16-1 OU.
If you're going with the Mystics in this one, they're listed as 2.5-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 153 for Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 75.5 PPG, against a Sky defense that ranks No. 2 at 73.1 PPG. The Mystics field goal percentage has averaged 41.4% so far, less than the Sky shooters have achieved on the year, 41.9% per game.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.9 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.
Chicago lost its last outing, an 82-77 result against the Fever on September 6. The Sky failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 159 combined points took the game OVER the total. Chicago suffered an 82-77 loss against Indiana on Friday, getting 23 points from Sylvia Fowles in a losing effort at Allstate Arena.
Washington lost its last outing, a 77-70 result against the Sun on September 6. The Mystics failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 147 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Washington suffered a 77-70 loss against Connecticut on Friday, getting 16 points from Crystal Langhorne in a losing effort at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-5
Before playing Phoenix are 2-8
After playing Indiana are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Sky at Mystics trends to consider:
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Chicago is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games when playing at home against Chicago
Chicago home to Phoenix, Wednesday, September 11
Washington at Indiana, Tuesday, September 10