Chicago Sky vs Indiana Fever Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/27/2020
Game: Chicago Sky vs Indiana Fever
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
Kelsey Mitchell and the Indiana Fever (5-9, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) play the Chicago Sky (10-5, 1st in the Eastern Conference) at IMG Academy on Thursday.
Allie Quigley comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Sky. She pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 47% while her free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Courtney Vandersloot averages 13.5 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. She averages 8.7 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 50% for the year while her free throw percentage is 90%.
Kelsey Mitchell averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Fever. She grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 46% and her free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Julie Allemand averages 8.4 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. She also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage is 87%.
Chicago averages 87.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.3 per game. The Sky allow 83.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 18.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Indiana is 9th in the league with 81.2 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -5.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the WNBA. They are 5th in the league in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game, and 9th in assists per contest with 17.7. The Fever are 3rd in turnovers per game with 15.4. The Fever surrender 87.1 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 17.6 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 31.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fever are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per game this season.
The Sky are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 102.4, and their offensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 7th. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 81.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the WNBA. Chicago is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.0 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 7th in the WNBA.
Indiana is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 4th in the WNBA. The Fever are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 112.2, and their offensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 1st. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 77.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% 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?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana
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