Chicago Sky vs Dallas Wings Prediction, 6/30/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Sky vs Dallas Wings
Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Location: College Park Center in Arlington, TX
TV: CBS Sports Network
College Park Center is the venue where and the Dallas Wings (8-8) will play the Chicago Sky (9-8) on Wednesday.
The Chicago Sky faced the Connecticut Sun and took a loss by a score of 74-58 in their last game. Chicago wrapped up the game having earned a 33.3% field goal percentage (23 out of 69) and knocked down 5 of their 24 3-point shots. At the charity stripe, the Sky converted 7 of their 7 tries for a percentage of 100.0%. When it comes to rebounding, they earned 34 with 14 of them being offensive. They also recorded 13 dimes for this contest while forcing 18 turnovers and getting 5 steals. In reference to defense, Chicago allowed the other team to shoot 42.2% from the floor on 27 of 64 shooting. Connecticut earned 13 assists and had 9 steals for the contest. In addition, Connecticut snagged 38 rebounds (13 offensive, 25 defensive) and added 3 blocks. Connecticut ended up going 73.7% from the charity stripe by knocking down 14 of their 19 attempts. They also converted 6 of their 14 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Kahleah Copper is one player who was a factor in this game. She ended up walking away with 11 points on 4 of 11 shooting. She was on the court for 30:42 mins and also totaled 4 rebounds. Copper finished shooting 36.4% from the field and also recorded 1 assist. Another player that was a major factor in the matchup for the Sky was Courtney Vandersloot. She pulled down 3 rebounds in her 29:42 min played on the night. She went 37.5% from the field for the game by shooting 3-of-8 (7 points). When this game wrapped up, Vandersloot earned 7 assists.
Chicago will play this game with a record of 9-8 for the campaign. They average 80.9 pts per game (7th in the league) on 41.8% from the field. The Sky are connecting on 33.5% on shots from beyond the arc (113 of 337) and 87.5% from the charity stripe. As a team, Chicago is pulling in 36.6 rebounds per game and has accounted for 343 assists this season, which ranks 2nd in the WNBA in terms of passing the ball. They are losing possession via turnover 15.3 times per contest and as a team they are committing 20.1 personal fouls on a nightly basis. When they are on defense, the Sky are able to force 17.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.3 fouls. They relinquish 32.7% from 3-point land while they are 2nd in the WNBA in opponents points per game (77.5). The Sky defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 41.7% (289 of 328) and they surrender 35.2 rebounds per game as a group. They are 5th in the league in giving up assists with 283 surrendered on the season.
In their last game, the Dallas Wings took home the win by a final score of 85-74 when they played the Washington Mystics. The Wings snagged 30 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards totaling 40 in this game. They coughed it up 8 times, while getting 9 steals for this contest. The Mystics committed 11 fouls for the matchup which took the Wings to the charity stripe for a total of 9 shots. They were able to make 9 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 100.0%. When it comes to shooting from 3-point land, Dallas converted 10 of 29 attempts (34.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Wings ended up going 33 for 78 from the floor which had them shooting 42.3%. The Wings allowed the Mystics to bury 30 of 72 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 41.7% for the contest. They wrapped up this game 29.0% from downtown by shooting 9 out of 31 and ended up shooting 5 out of 7 at the free throw line (71.4%). Concerning rebounding, Dallas permitted Washington to get 32 in total (5 offensive).
Arike Ogunbowale was important for the Wings in this contest. She converted 10 out of 20 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 3 rebounds. Ogunbowale had 30 points in her 30:27 mins of playing time and tallied 2 assists in this matchup. Someone else that ended being a contributor for Dallas was Satou Sabally. She finished this one with 5 dimes in 29:51 mins on the court, and she knocked down 5 of 11 from the floor. Sabally finished going 45.5% from the field in addition to totaling 12 points and 8 total rebounds.
Dallas has a win-loss mark of 8-8 so far this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Wings are shooting 42.2% from the field, which ranks 8th in the league. Dallas has totaled 1,353 points this year (84.6 per contest) and they snag 37.9 rebounds per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 17.6 times per contest (10th in the league) and they cough up possession 12.5 times per game. The Wings are responsible for committing 20.8 personal fouls per game while shooting 84.2% from the free throw line. The Wings are ranked 6th in the league in points allowed per game with 80.9. The Dallas defense concedes 30.6% on three-point shots (114 of 372) and opponents are connecting on 78.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They concede 18.9 dimes and 34.6 boards per contest, which has them ranked 5th and 4th in basketball. They are able to force 12.7 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 42.5% from the field (7th in the league).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago
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