Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction, 9/28/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun
Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Location: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+257)
The Connecticut Sun (26-6) host the Chicago Sky (16-16) at Mohegan Sun Arena on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Connecticut as 293 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 7.
The Chicago Sky stepped onto the hardwood against the Indiana Fever and walked away with a win by a score of 98-87 in their last game. Chicago ended having earned a 49.3% field goal percentage (35 out of 71) and converted 9 of their 23 shots from beyond the arc. When they shot from the free throw line, the Sky buried 19 of their 24 tries for a rate of 79.2%. In relation to getting rebounds, they compiled a total of 35 with 9 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 27 assists for the contest while creating 15 turnovers and having 8 steals. Regarding defense, Chicago let their opponent shoot 47.8% from the field on 33 of 69 shooting. Indiana doled out 21 assists and had 6 steals in the game. Additionally, Indiana grabbed 31 rebounds (9 offensive, 22 defensive) and got 3 blocked shots. Indiana ended up going 83.3% when shooting free throws by burying 15 of 18 shots. They made 6 of their 16 tries from downtown.
Get all of our Free WNBA Picks
Allie Quigley is a player who was a factor for this game. She racked up 11 points on 4 of 10 shooting. She was on the hardwood for 31:59 mins played and pulled down 2 rebounds. Quigley shot 40.0% from the field and also totaled 2 assists. Another player that was a factor in the matchup for the Sky was Courtney Vandersloot. She totaled 5 rebounds in 31:13 min played on the night. She finished the game shooting 61.5% from the field for the game by shooting 8-of-13 (19 points). When all was said and done, Vandersloot accounted for 5 assists.
Chicago will play this game with a win-loss record of 16-16 for the year. The Sky are connecting on 34.3% on shots beyond the perimeter (233 of 679) and 84.5% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 83.3 points per contest (3rd in the league) while going 44.1% from the floor. They are turning it over 13.8 times per contest and as a team they are committing 19.0 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Chicago is snagging 34.9 rebounds per game and has accounted for 697 assists this season, which ranks 1st in basketball in terms of passing. On the defensive end of the court, the Sky are forcing 14.8 turnovers per game while drawing 16.6 fouls. They surrender 35.2% from beyond the arc and they are 8th in the league in points per game from their opponents (81.9). The Sky defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 43.3% (474 of 532) and they concede 35.9 rebounds per game as a team. They rank 5th in the WNBA in allowing assists to the opposition with 604 conceded for the season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Connecticut Sun walked away with a victory by a final of 84-64 when they faced the Atlanta Dream. The Sun were able to collect 32 defensive rebounds and 18 offensive boards for a total of 50 for the contest. They coughed up the ball 10 times, while getting 4 steals for the contest. The Dream were called for 18 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Sun to the free throw line for a total of 21 tries. They were able to knock down 18 of those for a rate of 85.7%. When talking about shots from distance, Connecticut made 8 out of 22 tries (36.4%). When the game finished, the Sun went 29 for 75 from the floor which had them sitting at 38.7%. The Sun allowed the Dream to bury 28 of 73 tries from the field which left them shooting 38.4% in this matchup. They shot 10.0% from 3-point land by going 2 of 20 and finished the game at 6 out of 9 from the free throw line (66.7%). In reference to cleaning the glass, Connecticut allowed Atlanta to grab 33 in total (10 offensive).
Briann January pitched in for the Sun in this contest. She knocked down 3 out of 6 for the game for a rate of 50.0%, and accumulated 2 rebounds. January earned 7 points in her 31:59 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 4 dimes in the game. Another player who was a determining factor for Connecticut was Jonquel Jones. She accumulated 2 dimes in her 28:00 mins on the court, and she shot 3 out of 10 from the floor. Jones wrapped this one up going 30.0% from the floor as well as totaling 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Connecticut has a win-loss mark of 26-6 for the year. The Sun commit 17.8 fouls per contest and they connect on 81.6% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 18.0 times per game (8th in the league) and they lose possession via turnover 13.9 times per contest. Connecticut has accounted for 2,551 points for the campaign (79.7 per contest) and they snag 36.6 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Sun are hitting on 44.4% from the floor, which is ranked 5th in basketball. The Sun are ranked 1st in the league in PPG surrendered with 69.9. The Connecticut defense concedes 31.0% on shots from beyond the arc (201 of 648) and their opponents are converting on 82.4% of their free throw shots. They have given up 16.8 assists and 27.3 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 2nd and 1st in the WNBA. They are forcing 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 40.9% from the field (1st in the league).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago (+257)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free WNBA Picks
Get all of Today's Expert WNBA Picks