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WNBA betting line favors Sky over Liberty

New York LibertyChicago Sky
Aug 28, 6:00 PM | Allstate Arena

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Odds

16-12TEAM RECORD13-15

The Liberty will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Sky in Chicago at Allstate Arena on Sunday in WNBA action.

Chicago will face the 16-12 Liberty, who own a 15-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Sky are 13-15 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Liberty are 12-16 favoring the OVER.

View New York vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Chicago opened as 3.5-point favorites, while the WNBA total was set at 144 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 74.9 PPG, against a Liberty defense that ranks No. 5 at 75.3 PPG. The Sky field goal percentage has averaged 44% so far, less than the Liberty shooters have achieved on the year, 44.2% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Liberty own the league's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 80.1 points per game when on the road. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in home scoring.

Last time out for New York, they were a 74-70 winner as they battled the Mercury on the road. The Liberty covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 144 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Cappie Pondexter went off for 25 points and added 8 rebounds leading New York over Phoenix, 74-70, on Tuesday at US Airways Center.

Last time out for Chicago, they were an 80-67 winner as they battled the Mystics at home. The Sky covered in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 147 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago got 18 points from Epiphanny Prince en route to an 80-67 victory over Washington on Friday at Allstate Arena.

New York Liberty Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-1
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

A few Liberty at Sky trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
New York is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New York's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of New York's last 11 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against New York
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago's last 11 games when playing New York

Next up:
New York home to Chicago, Tuesday, August 30
Chicago at New York, Tuesday, August 30

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