Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics Prediction, 6/8/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Sky vs Washington Mystics
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Location: Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Chicago Sky (7-3) are headed to Entertainment and Sports Arena on Wednesday where they'll meet the Washington Mystics (7-5).
The Chicago Sky faced the Washington Mystics and earned the victory with a final of 91-82 in their last game. Chicago walked away from the contest having earned a 55.4% field goal percentage (36 of 65) and converted 9 of 20 3-pointers. At the charity stripe, the Sky converted 10 of their 14 tries for a percentage of 71.4%. In reference to grabbing rebounds, they earned 32 with 5 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 29 assists in the game in addition to forcing 15 turnovers and having 11 steals. Concerning the defense, Chicago allowed 45.3% from the floor on 34 out of 75 shooting. Washington earned 11 dimes and had 9 steals for this game. On top of that, Washington grabbed 35 rebounds (11 offensive, 24 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Washington ended up shooting 100.0% at the free throw line by burying 6 of 6 tries. They also buried 8 of their 23 attempts from distance.
Emma Meesseman is one player who was a major contributor for the game. She walked away with 13 points on 6 of 7 shooting. She saw the court for 25 mins played and totaled 4 boards. Meesseman finished 85.7% from the floor and also earned 6 assists.
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Chicago heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-3 so far this year. They have an average of 81.7 points per outing (4th in the league) while going 45.6% from the floor. The Sky are shooting 31.6% on 3-point shots (66 of 209) and 80.6% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Chicago is snagging 35.8 boards per game and has earned 225 assists on the season, which has them ranked 6th in basketball in terms of passing. They turn the ball over 14.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 16.7 fouls per game. On the defensive end, the Sky are forcing 13.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 16.7 fouls. They currently rank 3rd in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 205 conceded this season. The Sky are giving up a field goal percentage of 40.7% (290 of 712) and they relinquish 35.9 rebounds per contest as a unit. They surrender 31.9% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 3rd in basketball in PPG from their opponents (76.3).
When they last stepped on the court, the Washington Mystics took a loss by a score of 91-82 when they played the Chicago Sky. The Mystics were able to collect 24 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds for a total of 35 in this contest. They also turned the ball over 15 times, while getting 9 steals for the matchup. The Sky were called for 13 fouls for this contest which took the Mystics to the charity stripe for 6 attempts. They were able to knock down 6 of those for a rate of 100.0%. When talking about 3-point shots, Washington made 8 out of their 23 tries (34.8%). When the final whistle blew, the Mystics finished the game shooting 34 for 75 from the field which had them at 45.3%. The Mystics permitted the Sky to bury 36 out of 65 tries from the field which had them at 55.4% in the matchup. They finished 45.0% from three-point range by hitting 9 out of 20 and finished the game at 10 of 14 at the free throw line (71.4%). When talking about rebounds, Washington permitted Chicago to snag 32 overall (5 on the offensive glass).
Tianna Hawkins ended up being a major contributor for the Mystics in the game. She knocked down 8 out of 13 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 61.5%, and totaled 4 rebounds. Hawkins had 21 points in her 22 mins on the hardwood and added 1 assist for this game.
Washington has a mark of 7-5 on the year. The Mystics have committed 15.9 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 79.7% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 20.8 times per game (5th in the league) and they cough up possession 13.0 times per game. Washington has totaled 952 points so far this season (79.3 per contest) and they pull in 33.8 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Mystics are shooting 44.3% from the floor, which has them ranked 5th in the WNBA. The Mystics defensively are ranked 2nd in the league in PPG given up with 74.8. They give up 18.6 assists and 33.8 boards on a nightly basis, ranking them 5th and 5th in basketball. The Washington defense gives up 34.2% on shots from beyond the arc (89 of 260) and their opposition makes 77.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They have forced 14.9 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.2% from the field (5th in the WNBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Washington
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