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Chicago Sky vs New York Liberty Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Chicago when they hit take on the Liberty on Thursday in pro hoops betting action.
The Liberty are 6-8 so far on the season, and 7-7 ATS vs. the number. The Sky, meanwhile, are 10-4 and 8-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 5-8-1 and the Sky go 7-6-1 on the totals.
The visitors opened as 5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 153.5 at most shops.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 72.1 PPG, against a Sky defense that ranks No. 6 at 75.2 PPG. The Liberty field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Sky shooters have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.3 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.
The Sky were an 83-70 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sun. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (153) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Sky grabbed an 83-70 win over the Sun on Friday, behind a 23-point effort from Elena Delle Donne at Mohegan Sun Arena.
In their last action, New York was a 74-53 loser at home against the Fever. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (127) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. New York was run off the court by the Fever on Saturday as Indiana blasted them 74-53 at Prudential Center.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-4
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Connecticut are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Sky at Liberty trends to consider:
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing New York
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New York's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of New York's last 22 games
New York is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
New York is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Chicago
Chicago home to New York, Saturday, July 20
New York at Chicago, Saturday, July 20