Indiana Fever vs Chicago Sky WNBA Betting Tips 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Allie Quigley and the Chicago Sky (10-8, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) host the Indiana Fever (6-13, 5th in the Eastern Conference) at Wintrust Arena on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
The Fever have been a pretty good choice for basketball wagerers, having gone 10-9 ATS. Chicago is covering 58.8% of the time, going 10-7 against the spread.
Valuable Indiana Fever Betting Trends
The Fever have been an awful Under bet for O/U WNBA bettors, having gone 11-8.
Indiana is covering 66.7% of the time away from home, having gone 6-3 ATS.
Important Chicago Sky Betting Trends
The Sky cover the spread 57.1% of the time at Wintrust Arena, going 4-3 against the spread.
The Sky have been an inconsistent Over bet for O/U WNBA bettors, having gone 8-9.
Key Indiana Fever Injuries
04/05/19 G Victoria Vivians ACL is out for season
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
06/11/19 G Jamierra Faulkner Knee is out indefinitely
06/11/19 FW Katie Lou Samuelson Hand is out indefinitely
Candice Dupree comes into this game averaging 11.5 points per contest while being on the court 32.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Fever. She grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.3 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 47% while her free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Erica Wheeler averages 11.9 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 5.5 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Indiana. Her field goal percentage is 45% for the year while her free throw percentage is 93%.
Allie Quigley averages 12.8 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Sky. She grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 49% and her free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Diamond DeShields averages 15.3 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 38% and her free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 77.6 points per game this season, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 6th in the WNBA. They average 35.6 rebounds per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 12.5 per game. The Fever allow 79.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago is 3rd in the league with 79.9 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 0.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 21.0. The Sky are 3rd in turnovers per game with 14.4. The Sky surrender 79.8 points per contest, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 18.3 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sky are 2nd in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game this season.
The Fever are 2nd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 101.7, and their defensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 75.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 8th. As a team they are 7th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Indiana is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 7th in the league.
Chicago is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 11th in the WNBA. The Sky are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 99.5, and their offensive rating of 99.6 is ranked 6th. They are 2nd in the WNBA in pace with 80.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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