Sun battle vs Sky highlights WNBA odds
Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Odds
The Sun will hit the floor running against the visiting Chicago Sky on Friday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.
Connecticut battles the Sky, currently with a 13-7 mark (9-10-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-13-1 for the Sun and 9-10-1 for the Sky.
Oddsmakers opened the Sun as 4-point underdogs in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 154.5.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sky rank No. 2 in the league with 38 per game. That compares with Connecticut’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Connecticut is the WNBA’s No. 7-ranked team at 4.5 per game, while the Sky rate No. 6 with 4.9 per contest.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
The Sky were a 64-58 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Fever. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (122) made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago suffered a 64-58 loss against Indiana on Tuesday, getting 14 points from Sylvia Fowles in a losing effort at Allstate Arena.
Connecticut lost its last outing, a 74-72 result against the Sparks on August 6. The Sun covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 146 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Connecticut got 25 points and 13 rebounds from Tina Charles in a losing cause in a 74-72 loss to Los Angeles on Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-5
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few Sky at Sun trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 7 games on the road
Chicago is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Chicago is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games
Connecticut is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing Chicago
Chicago home to Minnesota, Sunday, August 11
Connecticut at Washington, Sunday, August 11