Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/4/2020
Game: Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky
Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
Kayla Thornton and the Dallas Wings (2-2, 3rd in the Western Conference) go to IMG Academy on Tuesday where they'll meet the Chicago Sky (3-1, 1st in the Eastern Conference).
Kayla Thornton comes into this contest averaging 6.3 points per game while playing 23.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Wings. She pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game. Her field goal percentage is 33% while her free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Astou Ndour averages 6 points per game in 15.8 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.5 rebounds per game for Dallas. Her field goal percentage is 40% for the year.
Courtney Vandersloot averages 10.8 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Sky. She grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 8.3 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 43% and her free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Diamond DeShields averages 8 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 21.3 minutes per contest. She also averages 1.5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 44% and her free throw percentage is 73%.
Dallas averages 83.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 33 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 10.5 per game. The Wings allow 84.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.8 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 17.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Chicago is 4th in the league with 88.3 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 5. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the WNBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 23.3. The Sky are 4th in turnovers per game with 15.5. The Sky surrender 83.3 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 19.5 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sky are 9th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season.
The Wings are 7th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 102.5, and their defensive rating of 103.4 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 81.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 9th. As a team they are 10th in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Dallas is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 9th in the league.
Chicago is 2nd in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 10th in the league. The Sky are 5th in the WNBA in offensive rating with 104.8, and their defensive rating of 98.9 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 84.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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