Chicago Sky at Washington Mystics WNBA Picks & Predictions 6/19/2018
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Capital One Arena
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Capital One Arena is the site of the matchup between the Chicago Sky and the Washington Mystics on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 9.5 point favorites.
The Sky have a record of 3-7. They are 5th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -8.8 as they average 78.4 points per game while giving up 87.2 per contest. The Mytics have an overall record of 6-5. They are 2nd in the Eastern Conference. They average 83.2 points per game and surrender 83.5, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Chicago Sky are 2-2-1 against the spread
The Chicago Sky are 3-5-1 against the over/under
Important Washington Mystics Betting Trends
The Washington Mystics are 1-5 against the spread
The Washington Mystics are 4-3 against the over/under
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
06/08/18 C Stefanie Dolson Hamstring is out indefinitely
Key Washington Mystics Injuries
05/19/18 C Emma Meesseman Personal is out for season
05/19/18 G Tayler Hill Knee is out indefinitely
Diamond DeShields comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Sky. She pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 38% while her free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Allie Quigley averages 16.1 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.7 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 48% for the year while her free throw percentage is 87%.
Tianna Hawkins averages 10.0 points per game while playing 23.8 minutes per contest this year for the Mytics. She grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 50% and her free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Kristi Toliver averages 15.5 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 1.9 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage is 97%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 78.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -8.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 18.6 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.2 per game. The Sky allow 87.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 22.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 4th in the league with 83.2 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 31.2 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Mytics are 5th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Mytics surrender 83.5 points per contest, which ranks them 9th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 17.7 assists allowed per contest and 5th with 33.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mytics are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Sky are 9th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 99.9, and their defensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 77.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 8th. As a team they are 9th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Chicago is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 1st in the league.
Washington is 2nd in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 3rd in the league. The Mytics are 4th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 106.6, and their defensive rating of 107 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 78.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago -9.5
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