Seattle Storm vs Chicago Sky Prediction, 8/9/2022 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Storm vs Chicago Sky
Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
The Seattle Storm (20-13) are headed to Wintrust Arena on Tuesday where they'll meet the Chicago Sky (25-8).
The Seattle Storm took the court against the Seattle Storm and went home with a loss by a final score of 89-81 in their last contest. Seattle finished with a 43.9% FG percentage (29 of 66) and made 8 out of their 23 three-point shots. From the charity stripe, the Storm buried 15 of 20 attempts for a percentage of 75.0%. In reference to pulling down rebounds, they compiled 39 with 12 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 21 assists for the game while forcing the opposition into 5 turnovers and earning 4 steals. Regarding the defense, Seattle allowed their opponent to shoot 46.1% from the floor on 35 of 76 shooting. Seattle dished out 11 assists and had 8 steals in this contest. Moreover, Seattle snagged 35 rebounds (11 offensive, 24 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Seattle walked away from this one shooting 85.7% from the free throw line by burying 12 of 14 tries. They also buried 7 of their 27 shots from distance.
Breanna Stewart is a player who came through for the matchup. She scored 35 points on 10 out of 18 shooting. She was on the court for 34 minutes and also totaled 10 boards. Stewart finished the game at 55.6% from the floor and also totaled 2 dimes.
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Seattle will take the court with a mark of 20-13 on the campaign. The Storm are connecting on 35.1% on 3-pointers (292 of 831) and 82.2% from the free throw line. They are averaging 80.7 points per outing (7th in the league) while connecting on 43.4% from the floor. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.8 times per contest and as a unit they commit 15.3 fouls per contest. As a team, Seattle is pulling in 33.4 boards per contest and has racked up 725 assists on the season, which ranks 2nd in the league in terms of passing. On the defensive end, the Storm are forcing 14.6 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.5 fouls. The Storm defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 42.8% (972 of 2,269) and they concede 37.0 boards per game as a basketball team. They currently rank 6th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 675 conceded this year. They are giving up 31.8% on 3-point shots and they are 2nd in basketball in PPG allowed (77.1).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Chicago Sky went home victorious with a score of 94-91 against the Chicago Sky. The Sky were able to pull down 23 defensive rebounds and 3 offensive boards totaling 26 in the game. They also turned the ball over 15 times, while recording 9 steals for this game. The Sky committed 18 fouls in the game which got the Sky to the charity stripe for a total of 11 attempts. They were able to make 10 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 90.9%. Regarding 3-point shots, Chicago made 10 of their 26 tries (38.5%). When all was said and done, the Sky went 37 out of 65 from the field which had them shooting 56.9%. The Sky allowed the Sky to knock down 36 of their 78 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.2% for the matchup. They shot 38.5% from distance by connecting on 5 of 13 and walked away from this one shooting 14 of 15 at the charity stripe (93.3%). In relation to cleaning the glass, Chicago permitted Chicago to get 34 overall (11 on the offensive glass).
Courtney Vandersloot was important for the Sky for the matchup. She converted 7 out of 13 for the contest for a field goal rate of 53.8%, and had 2 rebounds. Vandersloot earned 20 points in her 30 minutes on the court and earned 5 dimes in this contest.
Chicago has a win-loss record of 25-8 on the campaign. When it comes to executing on offense, the Sky are hitting on 48.1% from the floor, which has them ranked 1st in the league. Chicago has tallied 2,845 pts so far this season (86.2 per game) and they grab 35.2 boards per game. They are earning an assist 24.1 times per contest (1st in the WNBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.7 times per game. The Sky have committed 16.4 fouls per contest and they hit 82.6% from the charity stripe. The Sky are ranked 4th in basketball in PPG given up with 80.5. The Chicago defense surrenders 33.4% on shots from distance (210 of 628) and their opposition makes 77.9% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 20.6 assists and 33.5 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 9th and 4th in the WNBA. They have forced 13.2 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.2% from the floor (5th in the WNBA).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle
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