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Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury Odds
The Mercury hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Friday as the Sky pay a visit to US Airways Center in WNBA betting action.
Supporters of the Sky have seen them go 4-5 and 5-4 ATS so far this season, while the Mercury are at 4-4 and 4-3-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Mercury are 5-3, while the Sky are 4-5.
Phoenix opened as 5.5-point favorites, while the WNBA total was set at 175.5 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Phoenix's No. 3-rated squad against Chicago's No. 8-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Phoenix rates No. 4 in the league with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 6 with 5.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Sky feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Chicago, they were an 84-74 loser as they battled the Silver Stars at home. The Sky failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 158 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Epiphanny Prince scored 19 points in a failed effort to lead the Sky to victory (they lost 84-74 to San Antonio at Allstate Arena on Tuesday).
In their last action, Phoenix was a 91-86 loser on the road against the Fever. They failed to cover the 4.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (177) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Mercury got 15 points from Diana Taurasi, but it was Indiana that prevailed in a 91-86 final on Tuesday at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Chicago Sky Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-4
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Phoenix Mercury Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 4-6
After playing Indiana are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Sky at Mercury trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Chicago is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
Phoenix is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Chicago
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games at home
Chicago home to Washington, Tuesday, July 5
Phoenix home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 5