Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/8/2020
Game: Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun
Date: Saturday, August 8, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: NBA TV
Azura Stevens and the Chicago Sky (4-2, 1st in the Eastern Conference) head to IMG Academy on Saturday where they'll meet the Connecticut Sun (1-5, 5th in the Eastern Conference).
Azura Stevens comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 28.0 minutes per night so far this season for the Sky. She pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 53% while her free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Kahleah Copper averages 14.7 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.0 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 54% for the year while her free throw percentage is 70%.
DeWanna Bonner averages 20.5 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Sun. She grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Alyssa Thomas averages 15.2 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 35.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 11.2 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage is 66%.
Chicago averages 86.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 15.7 per game. The Sky allow 84.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 17.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Connecticut is 11th in the league with 78.0 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 17.3. The Sun are 7th in turnovers per game with 14.7. The Sun surrender 80.8 points per contest, which ranks them 4th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 16.7 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sun are 5th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season.
The Sky are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 102.2, and their offensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 6th. They are 4th in the WNBA in pace with 82.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 1st. As a unit they are 2nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. Chicago is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 7th in the WNBA.
Connecticut is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 10th in the WNBA. The Sun are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 99.6, and their offensive rating of 96.1 is ranked 7th. They are 8th in the WNBA in pace with 81.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 11th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Connecticut
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