Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky Prediction, 8/2/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky
Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
TV: CBS Sports Network
Wintrust Arena is the site where and the Chicago Sky (23-7) will play the Dallas Wings (13-16) on Tuesday.
The Dallas Wings stepped onto the hardwood against the Atlanta Dream and took home the win by a score of 81-68 in their last game. Dallas ended the game with a 47.9% field goal percentage (34 out of 71) and made 7 of their 25 shots from 3-point land. When they shot from the free throw line, the Wings knocked down 6 of their 11 attempts for a rate of 54.5%. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 32 with 8 of them being offensive. They also distributed 24 assists for this contest while creating 19 turnovers and earning 17 steals. With respect to the defense, Dallas allowed the other team to go 37.7% from the floor on 23 out of 61 shooting. Atlanta distributed 7 dimes and had 8 steals in this game. Moreover, Atlanta grabbed 32 boards (7 offensive, 25 defensive) and got 4 blocked shots. Atlanta went 68.2% from the charity stripe by making 15 of their 22 shots. They made 7 of 18 shots from three-point range.
Kayla Thornton is one player who played a role for the game. She scored 21 points on 9 of 11 shooting. She played 27 mins played and grabbed 7 rebounds. Thornton finished the game at 81.8% from the field but finished the game without an assist.
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Dallas enters this matchup with a win-loss record of 13-16 this season. They turn it over 13.0 times per contest and as a group they commit 19.4 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Dallas is pulling down 34.0 boards per game and has 539 dimes on the year, which ranks 11th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Wings are connecting on 33.6% on shots from distance (228 of 678) and 76.6% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 81.9 pts per game (6th in basketball) while connecting on 42.8% from the field. On defense, the Wings are forcing their opponents into 13.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.3 fouls. They are ranked 3rd in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 576 surrendered for the season. The Wings defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 45.6% (396 of 532) and they concede 33.6 rebounds per game as a group. They are surrendering 33.4% from beyond the arc and they are 6th in basketball in points per game from their opponents (82.3).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Chicago Sky walked away with a victory by a final of 95-92 when they faced the Connecticut Sun. The Sky corralled 31 defensive boards and 1 offensive rebounds for a total of 32 for this game. They turned the ball over 19 times, while getting 10 steals for the game. The Sun had 19 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Sky to the free throw line for 17 tries. They were able to knock down 16 of those for a clip of 94.1%. When it comes to shots from beyond the perimeter, Chicago knocked down 5 of their 14 attempts (35.7%). At the conclusion of this game, the Sky shot 37 out of 67 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 55.2%. The Sky permitted the Sun to knock down 39 out of their 91 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 42.9% in the matchup. They shot 26.7% from 3-point land by shooting 4 out of 15 and finished the game at 10 out of 13 from the charity stripe (76.9%). Regarding rebounds, Chicago allowed Connecticut to get 41 in total (16 on the offensive glass).
Courtney Vandersloot was important for the Sky for the matchup. She converted 5 out of 11 in this matchup for a field goal rate of 45.5%, and tallied 8 rebounds. Vandersloot accumulated 16 points in her 34 mins of playing time and added 12 assists for the game.
Chicago has a win-loss mark of 23-7 for the year. Chicago has accounted for 2,580 points for the campaign (86.0 per game) and they pull in 35.7 rebounds per contest. The Sky are committing 16.0 personal fouls per game and they shoot 83.0% from the free throw line. In terms of offensive execution, the Sky are hitting on 47.7% from the field, which has them ranked 1st in basketball. They are assisting teammates 23.9 times per game (1st in the league) and they cough up possession 13.9 times per contest. The Sky are ranked 4th in the league in points allowed per contest with 80.0. They are forcing 13.5 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 42.9% from the field (5th in the WNBA). The Chicago defense allows 33.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter (194 of 578) and their opposition knocks down 77.5% of their shots from the free throw line. They have surrendered 20.4 assists and 33.5 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 7th and 3rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago
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