Chicago Sky vs Dallas Wings Prediction, 9/11/2020 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Sky vs Dallas Wings
Date: Friday, September 11, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: CBS Sports
Gabby Williams and the Chicago Sky (11-10, 1st in the Eastern Conference) head to IMG Academy on Friday where they'll meet the Dallas Wings (7-13, 6th in the Western Conference).
Gabby Williams comes into this game averaging 7.8 points per contest while being on the court 25.0 minutes per night so far this year for the Sky. She grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and hands out 2.0 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 43% while her free throw percentage is currently at 64%. Allie Quigley averages 15.9 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.4 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 45% for the year while her free throw percentage is 92%.
Kayla Thornton averages 7.3 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wings. She grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Arike Ogunbowale averages 21.9 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 41% and her free throw percentage is 85%.
Chicago averages 86.3 points per game this season, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They average 33.4 rebounds per contest and 21.7 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.0 per game. The Sky allow 83.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 19.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Dallas is 7th in the league with 83.3 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -3.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the WNBA. They are 10th in the league in rebounding with 32.7 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Wings are 12th in turnovers per game with 11.3. The Wings surrender 87.0 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 20.4 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 36.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wings are 5th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game this season.
The Sky are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 103.7, and their offensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 7th. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 80.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 2nd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the WNBA. Chicago is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 6th in the WNBA.
Dallas is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 3rd in the WNBA. The Wings are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 110.3, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 2nd. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 77.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 10th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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