Sun visit Sky in WNBA clash
Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Odds
The WNBA betting slate features a clash between Chicago and Connecticut on Friday, with the host Sky trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
The Sky sit at 1-0 (1-0 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Sun are currently 1-0 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 1-0 OU, and Connecticut is 0-0-1 OU.
Oddsmakers opened the Sky as 3.5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 153.5.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 2-rated squad against Connecticut's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 2 in the league with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 10 per outing.
Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the league in scoring at home.
Connecticut won its last outing, an 81-69 result against the Liberty on May 25. The Sun covered in that game as an 8-point favorite, while the 150 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Kara Lawson scored 23 points leading the Sun to an 81-69 victory over New York at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday.
In their last action, Chicago was a 102-80 winner on the road against the Mercury. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (182) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Sky blew out Phoenix on Monday, running up the score in a 102-80 win at US Airways Center.
Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-1
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing New York are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-2
Before playing Tulsa are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Sun at Sky trends to consider:
Connecticut is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Connecticut is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Connecticut is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games at home
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Connecticut
Connecticut at Minnesota, Saturday, June 1
Chicago home to Tulsa, Sunday, June 2