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New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Odds
WNBA betting interest will be piqued on Friday when the Liberty of New York hit the hard court against the Sky of Chicago.
The Sky sit at 18-8 (15-10-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Liberty are currently 10-15 (12-13 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 12-13-1 OU, and New York is 10-14-1 OU.
The visitors opened as 12.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 148.5 at most shops.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 2-rated squad against New York's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 5 in the league with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 10 with 3.6 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Liberty own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 80.1 points per game when on the road. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in home scoring.
Last time out for New York, they were an 88-57 loser as they battled the Lynx on the road. The Liberty failed to cover in the match as a 16-point underdog, while 145 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Liberty were blown out by Minnesota on Sunday, losing by an 88-57 final at Target Center in basketball betting action.
In their last action, Chicago was a 79-73 winner on the road against the Mystics. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (152) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Sky grabbed a 79-73 win over the Mystics on Tuesday, behind a 24-point effort from Elena Delle Donne at Verizon Center.
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Connecticut are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Liberty at Sky trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New York's last 9 games when playing Chicago
New York is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
New York is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago
New York is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New York
Chicago is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games at home
New York at Connecticut, Sunday, August 25
Chicago at Atlanta, Saturday, August 24