Chicago Sky vs Indiana Fever Prediction, 6/12/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Sky vs Indiana Fever
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Amazon Prime
The Indiana Fever (1-10) host the Chicago Sky (3-7) at Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Saturday.
The Chicago Sky faced the Indiana Fever and notched a win by a score of 92-76 in their last contest. Chicago ended having earned a 45.1% field goal percentage (32 of 71) and knocked down 9 out of their 23 shots from downtown. At the free throw line, the Sky buried 19 of 21 tries for a percentage of 90.5%. Concerning grabbing boards, they compiled 40 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 24 assists in the game as well as forcing 16 turnovers and getting 8 steals. In the matter of defense, Chicago allowed the other team to go 41.7% from the floor on 30 out of 72 shooting. Indiana dished out 18 dimes and had 8 steals for the game. Additionally, Indiana pulled down 37 rebounds (11 offensive, 26 defensive) and added 6 rejections. Indiana finished shooting 100.0% when shooting free throws by converting 10 of their 10 attempts. They also converted 6 of 17 tries from beyond the perimeter.
Courtney Vandersloot is a player who had an impact in this game. She had 17 points on 6 of 12 shooting. She was on the court for 28:19 mins and also collected 2 boards. Vandersloot finished shooting 50.0% from the field and also earned 9 assists. An additional player that came through in this contest for the Sky was Stefanie Dolson. She collected 6 rebounds in 27:44 min on the court. She shot 50.0% from the floor in the game by going 5-of-10 (12 points). In all, Dolson finished the game without an assist.
Chicago will enter this contest with a record of 3-7 this year. They turn it over 16.6 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 20.4 fouls per game. As a team, Chicago is snagging 38.7 rebounds per game and has earned 188 assists so far this season, which ranks 5th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Sky are connecting on 32.4% on three-point attempts (60 of 185) and 86.8% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 77.5 pts per game (10th in the league) while hitting 39.0% from the floor. When they are on the defensive end, the Sky are able to force 16.5 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 20.1 personal fouls. They are 6th in the league in allowing assists with 177 conceded so far this year. The Sky are allowing a shooting percentage of 40.8% (165 of 201) and they relinquish 36.2 boards per contest as a team. They are relinquishing 35.4% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 2nd in the league in opponents PPG (77.9).
For their last game, the Indiana Fever went home defeated by a final of 92-76 when they played the Chicago Sky. The Fever corralled 26 defensive boards and 11 offensive boards totaling 37 for the game. They also coughed it up 16 times, while recording 8 steals for this contest. The Sky committed 17 personal fouls for this contest which got the Fever to the charity stripe for a total of 10 shots. They were able to convert 10 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 100.0%. In regard to three-point attempts, Indiana knocked down 6 of 17 attempts (35.3%). Overall, the Fever shot 30 out of 72 from the field which had them at 41.7%. The Fever permitted the Sky to make 32 of 71 tries from the floor which had them shooting 45.1% in this matchup. They shot 39.1% from distance via 9 of 23 and ended up shooting 19 of 21 at the charity stripe (90.5%). In reference to how they attacked the glass, Indiana permitted Chicago to grab 40 in all (12 on the offensive side).
Kelsey Mitchell was important for the Fever for the contest. She converted 9 out of 18 for the contest for a rate of 50.0%, and had 1 rebound. Mitchell earned 24 points in her 35:44 mins on the court and added 3 assists in the game. One more player that ended being a contributor for Indiana was Danielle Robinson. She finished with 2 dimes in 34:37 minutes on the court, and she shot 2 of 8 from the field. Robinson wrapped this one up going 25.0% from the field while earning 5 points and 4 total rebounds.
Indiana has a win-loss mark of 1-10 so far this season. The Fever commit 17.8 fouls per contest and they shoot 80.5% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 18.1 times per game (10th in basketball) and they are turning it over 14.6 times per contest. Indiana has scored 823 points for the campaign (74.8 per game) and they average 35.6 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Fever are shooting 40.4% from the field, which is ranked 9th in the WNBA. The Fever on the defensive end are ranked 12th in the league in points given up per game with 89.8. They surrender 21.0 assists and 32.8 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is 11th and 2nd in the WNBA. The Indiana defense gives up 44.6% on shots from distance (112 of 251) and opponents are connecting on 81.2% of their foul shots. They are able to force 11.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 47.7% from the field (12th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago
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