Shock vs Sky Betting Preview
Chicago Sky vs Tulsa Shock Odds
The Shock will try to cover the spread at BOK Center on Thursday when they get a visit from the Sky in basketball action.
The Shock bring a 1-15 record (7-8-1 ATS) to the battle against the 8-10 Sky, who are 9-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Tulsa go 5-10-1 so far and the Sky go 7-11.
Oddsmakers opened the Shock as 7.5-point underdogs in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 148.5.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sky rank No. 4 in the league with 34.2 per game. That compares with Tulsa’s No. 12 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Tulsa is the WNBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 4.8 per game, while the Sky rate No. 10 with 4.4 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Sky own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 78.2 points per game when on the road. Tulsa, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in home scoring.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 77-66 result against the Sun on July 26. The Sky failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 143 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Sky endured a 77-66 loss at the hands of the Sun on Tuesday, despite a 16-point effort from Epiphanny Prince at Allstate Arena.
The Shock were a 76-68 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Dream. They earned a push of the 8–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (144) made winners of UNDER bettors. Tulsa suffered a 76-68 loss against Atlanta on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Elizabeth Cambage in a losing effort at BOK Center.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-1
Before playing Los Angeles are 2-8
After playing Connecticut are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
A few Sky at Shock trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 11 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 10 games on the road
Chicago is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Tulsa
Tulsa is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tulsa's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tulsa's last 11 games when playing Chicago
Tulsa is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Chicago
Chicago home to Los Angeles, Saturday, July 30
Tulsa home to Seattle, Saturday, July 30