Chicago Sky at Los Angeles Sparks WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/10/2018
Sunday, June 10, 2018
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The Chicago Sky travel to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 15 point favorites.
The Sky head into this matchup with a mark of 3-4. They are 4th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -5.5 as they average 80.5 points per contest while giving up 86.0 per game. The Sparks have an overall mark of 4-2. They are 3rd in the Western Conference. They total 79.7 points per contest and give up 79.2, which is a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Chicago Sky are 2-2 against the spread
The Chicago Sky are 3-3 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Sparks are 2-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Sparks are 1-1 against the over/under
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
06/08/18 C Stefanie Dolson Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
05/24/18 C Maria Vadeeva Visa Issues is out indefinitely
Allie Quigley comes into this game averaging 19.3 points per contest while being on the court 27.3 minutes per night so far this year for the Sky. She grabs 2.0 rebounds per contest and hands out 3.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 61% while her free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Diamond DeShields averages 15.3 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.2 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 41% for the year while her free throw percentage is 89%.
Nneka Ogwumike averages 18.7 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Sparks. She grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 61% and her free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Chelsea Gray averages 16.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 6.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 49% and her free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 80.5 points per game this season, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They average 36.3 rebounds per contest and 19.2 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.0 per game. The Sky allow 86.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 22.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 9th in the league with 79.7 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 25.8 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 17.6666666666667. The Sparks are 12th in turnovers per game with 11.5. The Sparks surrender 79.2 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 49% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 18.2 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 32.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sparks are 12th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 18.3 per game this season.
The Sky are 9th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 99.6, and their defensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 79.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 7th. As a team they are 8th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 23% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Chicago is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 9th in the league.
Los Angeles is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 1st in the WNBA. The Sparks are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 7th. They are 11th in the WNBA in pace with 76.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 5th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago -15
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