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Chicago SkyWashington Mystics
Aug 20, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics Odds

11-14TEAM RECORD5-18

Chicago travels to Washington on Saturday, hoping to boost its 11-14 mark with a victory over the Mystics.

The Sky will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 13-12 ATS against the number this season, while the Mystics are 11-12 ATS. Chicago is 11-14 on the totals; Washington is 9-14.

View Chicago vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Sky listed as 2.5-point favorites. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 145.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 71.9 PPG, against a Sky defense that ranks No. 4 at 74.8 PPG. The Mystics field goal percentage has averaged 41.3% so far, less than the Sky shooters have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.

Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Chicago, they were an 85-73 winner as they battled the Silver Stars on the road. The Sky covered in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 158 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Sylvia Fowles scored 28 points and chipped in with 17 rebounds for Chicago on Sunday, leading the Sky to an 85-73 victory over San Antonio at AT&T Center.

The Mystics were an 81-62 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Lynx. They failed to cover the 8–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (143) made winners of UNDER bettors. Washington got 15 points from Matee Ajavon but lost anyway 81-62 against the Lynx on Thursday at Verizon Center.

Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-6
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Sky at Mystics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
Washington is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
Chicago home to Atlanta, Tuesday, August 23
Washington at Indiana, Sunday, August 21

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