New York Liberty at Chicago Sky WNBA Picks & Predictions 7/1/2018
Sunday, July 1, 2018
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The New York Liberty travel to Wintrust Arena to play the Chicago Sky on Sunday, July 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago as 3 point favorites.
The Liberty have a record of 4-11. They are 5th in the Eastern Conference. They have a point differential of -5.6 as they average 75.6 points per game while giving up 81.2 per contest. The Sky have an overall record of 6-9. They are 4th in the Eastern Conference. They average 78.9 points per game and surrender 86.8, good for a point differential of -7.9.
Valuable New York Liberty Betting Trends
The New York Liberty are 4-5 against the spread
The New York Liberty are 3-3 against the over/under
Important Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Chicago Sky are 4-3-1 against the spread
The Chicago Sky are 5-7-1 against the over/under
Key New York Liberty Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tina Charles comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Liberty. She pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 45% while her free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Kia Nurse averages 10.4 points per game in 24.4 minutes per contest this season. She averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for New York. Her field goal percentage is 40% for the year while her free throw percentage is 85%.
Allie Quigley averages 16.3 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Sky. She grabs 1.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 49% and her free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Diamond DeShields averages 13.1 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 38% and her free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
New York averages 75.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 32.7 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.9 per game. The Liberty allow 81.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 18.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago is 9th in the league with 78.9 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -7.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 19.1. The Sky are 2nd in turnovers per game with 14.2. The Sky surrender 86.8 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 21.9 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sky are 2nd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game this season.
The Liberty are 11th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 97.2, and their defensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 77.1 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 33% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. New York is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 6th in the league.
Chicago is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 2nd in the WNBA. The Sky are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 1st. They are 6th in the WNBA in pace with 78.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 9th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago -3
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