Chicago Sky vs Minnesota Lynx Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 7/30/2020
Game: Chicago Sky vs Minnesota Lynx
Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: NBA TV
Damiris Dantas and the Minnesota Lynx (1-1, 3rd in the Western Conference) play the Chicago Sky (2-0, 1st in the Eastern Conference) at IMG Academy on Thursday.
Kahleah Copper comes into this game averaging 19.5 points per contest while being on the court 26 minutes per night so far this year for the Sky. She grabs 6 rebounds per contest and hands out 1.5 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 53% while her free throw percentage is currently at 60%. Azura Stevens averages 16.5 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 59% for the year.
Damiris Dantas averages 13.5 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Lynx. She grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 50%. Sylvia Fowles averages 16 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. She also averages 14.5 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 61% and her free throw percentage is 83%.
Chicago averages 92 points per game this season, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 4th in the WNBA. They average 35.5 rebounds per contest and 25 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.5 per game. The Sky allow 86 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage, ranking them 7th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Minnesota is 11th in the league with 71.5 points per game this year. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 38%, while their average scoring margin is -18.5. They shoot 26% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the WNBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 39.0 boards per game, and 10th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Lynx are 4th in turnovers per game with 16.5. The Lynx surrender 90 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 53% shooting percentage and a 44% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 25 assists allowed per contest and 1st with 24 rebounds surrendered per game. The Lynx are 1st in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 11 per game this season.
The Sky are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 66.7, and their offensive rating of 142.8 is ranked 9th. They are 7th in the WNBA in pace with 64.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 3rd. As a unit they are 3rd in the league in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 3rd in the WNBA. Chicago is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 10th in the WNBA.
Minnesota is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 61%, which is 2nd in the WNBA. The Lynx are 5th in the league in defensive rating with 86.1, and their offensive rating of 136.8 is ranked 7th. They are 12th in the WNBA in pace with 52.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 41% is 11th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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