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New York LibertyChicago Sky
Aug 21, 8:00 PM | Allstate Arena

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Odds

7-13TEAM RECORD8-11

The Sky hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Tuesday as the Liberty pay a visit to Allstate Arena in WNBA betting action.

The Sky bring a 8-11 record (9-10 ATS) to the battle against the 7-13 Liberty, who are 8-12 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 11-8 so far and the Liberty go 9-11.

View New York vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Sky as 5.5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 145.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 4-rated squad against New York's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 6 in the league with 5.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 7 with 5.7 per outing.

Defensively, the Liberty feature the league's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 84 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.

The Liberty were an 85-74 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sun. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (159) made winners of OVER bettors. Cappie Pondexter scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Liberty to victory (they lost 85-74 to Connecticut at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday).

Chicago was a 75-71 loser in its last match on the road against the Mystics. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 146 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago got 18 points from Epiphanny Prince but lost anyway 75-71 against the Mystics on Sunday at Verizon Center.

New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing Connecticut are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-4
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Liberty at Sky trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 5 games when playing Chicago
New York is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New York's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing New York
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Chicago's last 18 games at home

Next up:
New York at Phoenix, Thursday, August 23
Chicago at Atlanta, Wednesday, August 22

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