Chicago Sky vs Seattle Storm Prediction, 8/29/2021 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Sky vs Seattle Storm
Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021
Location: Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, WA
The Seattle Storm (18-8) host the Chicago Sky (12-12) at Angel of the Winds Arena on Sunday.
The Chicago Sky faced the Atlanta Dream and earned the victory with a final of 86-79 in their last contest. Chicago finished having earned a 51.5% field goal percentage (34 of 66) and buried 8 of 17 shots from downtown. From the free throw line, the Sky knocked down 10 of their 14 attempts for a percentage of 71.4%. When talking about getting rebounds, they earned 35 with 4 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 24 assists for the contest while forcing the other team into 7 turnovers and getting 3 steals. In the matter of the defense, Chicago let their opponent shoot 41.8% from the floor on 33 out of 79 shooting. Atlanta recorded 14 dimes and had 6 steals in this matchup. In addition, Atlanta collected 38 rebounds (14 offensive, 24 defensive) and added 6 blocked shots. Atlanta went 66.7% from the charity stripe by making 6 of their 9 attempts. They also knocked down 7 out of their 22 tries from 3-point land.
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Allie Quigley is someone who was a factor in this contest. She totaled 21 points on 8 of 11 shooting. She saw the court for 35:14 mins and snagged 7 boards. Quigley finished 72.7% from the floor and totaled 3 dimes. An additional player that had an impact in the game for the Sky was Kahleah Copper. She totaled 4 rebounds in her 32:48 minutes on the court. She ended up shooting 54.5% from the floor in this matchup via 6-of-11 (16 points). At the conclusion of this game, Copper earned 4 assists.
Chicago steps onto the court with a win-loss record of 12-12 for the campaign. The Sky are connecting on 34.3% on three-point shots (170 of 496) and 85.5% from the free throw line. They are averaging 82.8 points per contest (4th in the league) on 43.4% from the field. They are turning it over 14.5 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 20.1 fouls per contest. As a team, Chicago is snagging 35.7 boards per game and has accumulated 522 assists on the season, which is 2nd in the league in terms of passing the rock. On the defensive end of the court, the Sky have forced 15.6 turnovers per game and they draw 17.9 fouls. They are giving up 34.3% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 7th in basketball in PPG allowed (80.5). The Sky are giving up a shooting percentage of 42.2% (374 of 429) and they relinquish 36.2 boards per contest as a squad. They currently rank 4th in the WNBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 432 surrendered on the season.
In their last game, the Seattle Storm walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 76-70 against the Minnesota Lynx. The Storm earned 31 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards for a total of 41 for the game. They also turned it over 14 times, while recording 7 steals in this game. The Lynx committed 13 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Storm to the charity stripe for 7 shots. They were able to make 6 of them for a clip of 85.7%. In the matter of shooting from distance, Seattle knocked down 8 out of 24 tries (33.3%). When the game finished, the Storm walked away from this one shooting 28 for 74 from the floor which had them at 37.8%. The Storm permitted the Lynx to convert 28 out of their 66 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.4% for the matchup. They shot 35.7% from distance by connecting on 5 of 14 and ended up going 15 of 16 at the free throw line (93.8%). In the matter of rebounding, Seattle allowed Minnesota to pull down 37 in total (4 on the offensive glass).
Breanna Stewart was important for the Storm for the matchup. She made 6 of 23 for the matchup giving her a field goal percentage of 26.1%, and had 16 rebounds. Stewart tallied 18 points in her 36:49 mins of playing time and accumulated 2 dimes in the game. One more player who came through for Seattle was Jewell Loyd. She ended up with 2 dimes in 31:38 minutes on the court, and she shot 6 out of 14 from the field. Loyd walked away from this one going 42.9% from the field while also earning 15 points and 2 boards.
Seattle has a win-loss record of 18-8 this year. On the offensive side of the ball, the Storm are hitting on 44.8% from the field, which is ranked 3rd in the league. Seattle has totaled 2,233 points on the year (85.9 per game) and they pull in 37.1 boards per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 21.4 times per contest (2nd in the WNBA) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.0 times per game. The Storm have committed 15.7 personal fouls per contest and they go 83.0% from the free throw line. The Storm on defense are ranked 4th in the league in points given up per game with 80.0. They are forcing 12.6 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 42.3% from the floor (6th in the league). The Seattle defense allows 32.5% on 3-point attempts (175 of 538) and their opposition makes 80.4% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 19.7 assists and 35.6 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 9th and 6th in the WNBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle
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