Chicago Sky vs Los Angeles Sparks WNBA Picks Against the Spread 6/30/2019
Sunday, June 30, 2019
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Diamond DeShields and the Chicago Sky (6-5, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) are headed to Staples Center on Sunday where they'll take on the Los Angeles Sparks (5-6, 4th in the Western Conference).
The Sky have been a very good pick for wagerers, having gone 6-4 ATS. The Sparks are covering the spread 40.0% of the time, going 4-6 against the spread.
Valuable Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Sky have been an awful Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 4-7.
Chicago is covering 50.0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 2-2 ATS.
Important Los Angeles Sparks Betting Trends
Los Angeles is covering 33.3% of the time at Staples Center, going 2-4 against the spread.
The Sparks have been an inconsistent Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 5-6.
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
06/11/19 C Astou Ndour Personal is out indefinitely
06/11/19 G Jamierra Faulkner Knee is out indefinitely
06/11/19 FW Katie Lou Samuelson Hand is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Sparks Injuries
06/28/19 G Alexis Jones Knee is questionable Sunday vs Chicago Sky
05/29/19 C Maria Vadeeva Personal is out indefinitely
Diamond DeShields comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Sky. She pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 39% while her free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Stefanie Dolson averages 9.9 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.2 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 55% for the year while her free throw percentage is 100%.
Chelsea Gray averages 14.3 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Sparks. She grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 41% and her free throw percentage currently is at 96%. Nneka Ogwumike averages 14.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per contest. She also averages 9.5 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 45% and her free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 79.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 14.6 per game. The Sky allow 79.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 17.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 8th in the league with 76.4 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -4.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 17.1. The Sparks are 4th in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Sparks surrender 80.6 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 18.1 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 39.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sparks are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season.
The Sky are 5th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 99.4, and their defensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 79.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 2nd. As a team they are 3rd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Chicago is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 11th in the league.
Los Angeles is 4th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 8th in the league. The Sparks are 10th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 94.9, and their defensive rating of 100.2 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 80.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 10th. As a team they are 10th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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