Seattle Storm vs Chicago Sky Predictions, WNBA Picks, Betting Tips 8/29/2020
Game: Seattle Storm vs Chicago Sky
Date: Saturday, August 29, 2020
Location: IMG Academy
Natasha Howard and the Seattle Storm (12-3, 1st in the Western Conference) go to IMG Academy on Saturday where they'll take on the Chicago Sky (10-5, 1st in the Eastern Conference).
Natasha Howard comes into this game averaging 7.4 points per contest while being on the court 19.2 minutes per night so far this year for the Storm. She grabs 6.7 rebounds per contest and hands out 0.6 assists per game as well. Her field goal percentage is 50% while her free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Alysha Clark averages 9.5 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. She averages 3.2 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Seattle. Her field goal percentage is 54% for the year while her free throw percentage is 82%.
Allie Quigley averages 15.3 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per contest this year for the Sky. She grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. Her field goal percentage is 47% and her free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Courtney Vandersloot averages 13.5 points per game this season and she sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. She also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 8.7 assists per game. Her field goal percentage is 50% and her free throw percentage is 90%.
Seattle averages 86.7 points per game this season, which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the WNBA. They average 34.4 rebounds per contest and 21.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.3 per game. The Storm allow 74.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 17.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Chicago is 2nd in the league with 87.9 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the WNBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 21.3. The Sky are 4th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Sky surrender 83.3 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the WNBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 18.7 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 30.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sky are 7th in the WNBA in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game this season.
The Storm are 1st in the WNBA in offensive rating with 108.7, and their defensive rating of 93.3 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 79.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 2nd in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Seattle is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 12th in the league.
Chicago is 4th in the WNBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.0 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.0 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 7th in the league. The Sky are 3rd in the WNBA in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 102.4 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 81.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the WNBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league.
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seattle
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