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Aug 23, 8:30 PM | Allstate Arena

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Odds

10-15TEAM RECORD18-8

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.

View New York vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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.

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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

Next up:
New York at Connecticut, Sunday, August 25
Chicago at Atlanta, Saturday, August 24