Sky home to Lynx in WNBA betting action
Minnesota Lynx vs Chicago Sky Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Sunday when the Sky try to run the Lynx off the court at Allstate Arena in pro hoops action.
Chicago battles the Lynx, currently with a 17-4 mark (13-8 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 9-11-1 for the Sky and 7-14 for the Lynx.
Chicago opened as 2.5-point underdogs, while the WNBA total was set at 158.5 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 78.9 PPG, against a Lynx defense that ranks No. 4 at 74.2 PPG. The Sky field goal percentage has averaged 41.7% so far, less than the Lynx shooters have achieved on the year, 46.7% per game.
Defensively, the Lynx feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.6 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.
The Lynx were a 79-75 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Mystics. They failed to cover the 14.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (154) made winners of UNDER bettors. Minnesota suffered a 79-75 loss against Washington on Thursday, getting 24 points from Maya Moore in a losing effort at Target Center.
Chicago won its last outing, a 77-61 result against the Sun on August 9. The Sky covered in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 138 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Chicago earned a 77-61 victory over Connecticut on Friday, getting 23 points from Epiphanny Prince at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Minnesota Lynx Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Tulsa are 8-2
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Lynx at Sky trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games on the road
Chicago is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 8 games
Chicago is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota home to Tulsa, Friday, August 16
Chicago at Los Angeles, Tuesday, August 13