Mystics visit Sky in WNBA clash
Washington Mystics vs Chicago Sky Odds
The Sky will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Mystics at Allstate Arena in WNBA wagering action.
The Sky bring a 12-5 record (9-8 ATS) to the battle against the 9-10 Mystics, who are 11-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 8-8-1 so far and the Mystics go 11-8.
Sportsbooks have set the Sky as 9-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 159, but may be on the move.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 3-rated squad against Washington's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 4 in the league with 5.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 3.7 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Mystics own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 82.4 points per game when on the road. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in home scoring.
Washington was an 88-78 loser in its last match at home against the Liberty. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 166 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Matee Ajavon scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Mystics to victory (they lost 88-78 to New York at Verizon Center on Wednesday).
Last time out for Chicago, they were an 82-78 loser as they battled the Mystics on the road. The Sky failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 160 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago got 21 points from Sylvia Fowles but lost anyway 82-78 against the Mystics on Wednesday at Verizon Center.
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-6
Before playing Los Angeles are 2-8
After playing New York are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-3
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Mystics at Sky trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games
Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Washington is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Chicago is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Chicago is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Washington
Washington home to Los Angeles, Sunday, August 4
Chicago at Indiana, Saturday, August 3