Seattle Storm vs Chicago Sky WNBA Picks Against the Spread 6/1/2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
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Wintrust Arena is the site where Allie Quigley and the Chicago Sky (0-1, 6th in the Eastern Conference) will play the Seattle Storm (1-1, 3rd in the Western Conference) on Saturday.Key Seattle Storm Injuries
05/21/19 G Sue Bird Knee is out indefinitely
05/19/19 F Breanna Stewart ACL is out for season
Key Chicago Sky Injuries
05/29/19 G Jamierra Faulkner Knee is questionable Saturday vs Seattle Storm
Jewell Loyd comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Storm. She pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 29% while her free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Natasha Howard averages 19.5 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 0.5 assists per contest and 10.5 rebounds per game for Seattle. Her field goal percentage is 47% for the year while her free throw percentage is 50%.
Allie Quigley averages 10.0 points per game while playing 26.0 minutes per contest this year for the Sky. She grabs 2.0 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 44% and her free throw percentage currently is at 0%. Kahleah Copper averages 11.0 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 18.0 minutes per contest. She also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 50% and her free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Seattle averages 69.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 11th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 24% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 29.0 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 8th with 14.5 per game. The Storm allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 18.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago is 8th in the league with 71.0 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -18.0. They shoot 23% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 29.0 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 19.0. The Sky are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Sky surrender 89.0 points per contest, which ranks them 12th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 17.0 assists allowed per contest and 12th with 46.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sky are 12th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 20.0 per game this season.
The Storm are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 94.5, and their offensive rating of 93.2 is ranked 9th. They are 12th in the WNBA in pace with 74 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 42% is 9th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the WNBA. Seattle is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 1st in the WNBA.
Chicago is 5th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 2nd in the league. The Sky are 11th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 85.1, and their defensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 83.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 42% is 8th. As a team they are 8th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 46% and they shoot 3-pointers on 19% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seattle
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