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Chicago Sky vs Seattle Storm Odds
The Sky will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Storm in Seattle at KeyArena on Thursday in WNBA action.
The Storm currently sports a record of 10-12, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-10 ATS. The Sky are 15-8 and 12-10-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Storm post a 7-15 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sky have gone 10-12-1 against the number.
If you're going with the Storm in this one, they're listed as 2.5-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 145.5 for Monday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 70 PPG, against a Sky defense that ranks No. 3 at 74.2 PPG. The Storm field goal percentage has averaged 41.1% so far, less than the Sky shooters have achieved on the year, 41.7% per game.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.7 points per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.
Chicago was an 80-76 loser in its last match on the road against the Sparks. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 156 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Sky endured an 80-76 loss at the hands of the Sparks on Tuesday, despite a 22-point effort from Sylvia Fowles at STAPLES Center.
The Storm were a 69-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Silver Stars. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (132) made winners of UNDER bettors. Seattle earned a 69-63 victory over San Antonio on Sunday, getting 17 points from Tina Thompson at KeyArena.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-4
Before playing Connecticut are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Seattle Storm Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 6-4
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Sky at Storm trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
Chicago is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Seattle's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games at home
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Chicago home to Connecticut, Sunday, August 18
Seattle home to Indiana, Saturday, August 17