Sky visit Mystics in hoops battle
Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics Odds
The Washington Mystics host Chicago on Wednesday, looking to build on their 8-9 mark against the 12-4 Sky in WNBA action at Verizon Center.
Washington will face the 12-4 Sky, who own a 9-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mystics are 9-8 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sky are 7-8-1 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks have set the Mystics as 4.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 156, but may be on the move.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 7-rated squad against Chicago's No. 2-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 11 in the league with 3.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 5.2 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Sky own the league's No. 2-rated mark, allowing 72.8 points per game when on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in home scoring.
The Sky were an 80-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Liberty. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (149) made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago earned an 80-69 victory over New York on Saturday, getting 17 points from Tamera Young at Allstate Arena.
In their last action, Washington was a 65-52 loser at home against the Fever. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (117) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Washington got 15 points from Monique Currie but lost anyway 65-52 against the Fever on Sunday at Verizon Center.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-2
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing New York are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
Washington Mystics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing New York are 1-9
After playing Indiana are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few Sky at Mystics trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Chicago is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Washington
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games at home
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago
Washington is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games at home
Chicago home to Washington, Friday, August 2
Washington home to New York, Wednesday, July 31