WNBA betting line favors Sky over Fever
Indiana Fever vs Chicago Sky Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Indiana when they hit take on the Sky on Friday in pro hoops betting action.
Chicago battles the Fever, currently with a 13-16 mark (14-15 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 12-16-1 for the Sky and 11-18 for the Fever.
The Fever are listed as 7.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 145.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 1-rated squad against Indiana's No. 11-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 6 in the league with 4.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 5.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Fever feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.5 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Indiana, they were an 89-80 loser as they battled the Dream on the road. The Fever failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog, while 169 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Indiana suffered an 89-80 loss against Atlanta on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Tamika Catchings in a losing effort at Philips Arena.
The Sky were an 85-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Dream. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (153) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Sky grabbed an 85-68 win over the Dream on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Sylvia Fowles at Allstate Arena.
Indiana Fever Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Connecticut are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Fever at Sky trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games on the road
Indiana is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Chicago
Indiana is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Indiana
Indiana home to Connecticut, Saturday, September 7
Chicago at Washington, Sunday, September 8