WNBA betting line favors Sky over Shock
Chicago Sky vs Tulsa Shock Odds
The Sky will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Shock in Tulsa at BOK Center on Thursday in WNBA action.
The Sky will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 3-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Shock are 5-3 ATS. Chicago is 3-2-1 on the totals; Tulsa is 3-4-1.
Oddsmakers opened the Shock as 4-point underdogs in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 160.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tulsa's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 78.9 PPG, against a Sky defense that ranks No. 9 at 77.5 PPG. The Shock field goal percentage has averaged 39.1% so far, less than the Sky shooters have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Sky own the league's No. 10-rated mark, allowing 83 points per game when on the road. Tulsa, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in home scoring.
Last time out for Chicago, they were an 88-74 loser as they battled the Dream on the road. The Sky failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 162 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Sky wasted a 25-point performance from Elena Delle Donne as Atlanta ran past them 88-74 on Sunday at Philips Arena.
Last time out for Tulsa, they were a 108-103 loser as they battled the Mercury at home. The Shock covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 211 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Tulsa got 32 points from Glory Johnson en route to a 108-103 loss at the hands of Tulsa on Sunday at BOK Center.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-7
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Tulsa Shock Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 1-9
After playing Phoenix are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sky at Shock trends to consider:
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tulsa
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chicago's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tulsa
Tulsa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tulsa's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
Chicago at Indiana, Saturday, June 22
Tulsa home to Seattle, Saturday, June 22