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Aug 18, 6:00 PM | Allstate Arena

Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Odds

7-16TEAM RECORD16-8

Allstate Arena will feature Sky vs. Sun action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in WNBA action.

Chicago battles the Sun, currently with a 7-16 mark (9-14 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 11-12-1 for the Sky and 6-16-1 for the Sun.

View Connecticut vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Sky as 9.5-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 150.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sun rank No. 4 in the league with 36 per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 3 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Chicago is the WNBA’s No. 5-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Sun rate No. 7 with 4.2 per contest.

Defensively, the Sun feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.5 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

The Sun were an 88-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Dream. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (145) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Sun were blown out by Atlanta on Friday, losing by an 88-57 final at Philips Arena in basketball betting action.

Chicago was a 79-66 winner in its last match on the road against the Storm. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 145 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago got 18 points from Swin Cash en route to a 79-66 victory over Seattle on Thursday at KeyArena.

Connecticut Sun Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Sun at Sky trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Connecticut's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games
Connecticut is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing at home against Connecticut
Chicago is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games

Next up:
Connecticut home to Minnesota, Thursday, August 22
Chicago at Washington, Tuesday, August 20