Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics Prediction, 9/4/2020 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics
Date: Friday, September 4, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
TV: NBC Sports Washington
IMG Academy is the site where Emma Meesseman and the Washington Mystics (4-12, 4th in the Eastern Conference) will take on the Chicago Sky (11-7, 1st in the Eastern Conference) on Friday.
Gabby Williams comes into this contest averaging 7.7 points per game while playing 24.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Sky. She pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 44% while her free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Allie Quigley averages 15.7 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. She averages 2.3 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game for Chicago. Her field goal percentage is 47% for the year while her free throw percentage is 94%.
Emma Meesseman averages 12.5 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mystics. She grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Leilani Mitchell averages 8.8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 42% and her free throw percentage is 82%.
Chicago averages 87.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 1st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 33.4 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 15.4 per game. The Sky allow 83.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 19.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Washington is 11th in the league with 78.6 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -4.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the WNBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 32.3 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 18.4. The Mystics are 9th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Mystics surrender 83.1 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 19.0 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mystics are 7th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season.
The Sky are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 102.5, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 7th. They are 3rd in the WNBA in pace with 81.2 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 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the WNBA. Chicago is 3rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 8th in the WNBA.
Washington is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 1st in the WNBA. The Mystics are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 106.2, and their offensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 5th. They are 10th in the WNBA in pace with 77.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 9th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 4th in the WNBA.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington
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