Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky Prediction, 5/28/2023 WNBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky
Date: Sunday, May 28, 2023
Location: Wintrust Arena in Chicago, IL
TV: Youtube TV
The Chicago Sky (2-1) host the Dallas Wings (2-0) at Wintrust Arena on Sunday.
The Dallas Wings took the court against the Seattle Storm and walked away with a win by a score of 95-91 in their last game. Dallas wrapped up the game with a 50.0% FG percentage (37 out of 74) and converted 8 of their 22 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the charity stripe, the Wings made 13 of their 13 attempts for a rate of 100.0%. In reference to getting rebounds, they collected 32 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. They also dished out 19 dimes in this contest while forcing 13 turnovers and having 6 steals. In reference to defense, Dallas let their opponent shoot 43.1% from the field on 31 out of 72 shooting. Seattle distributed 9 dimes and had 7 steals for this game. On top of that, Seattle had 34 rebounds (9 offensive, 25 defensive) and added 7 blocks. Seattle shot 95.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 19 of their 20 attempts. They made 10 of their 26 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Arike Ogunbowale is one player who was a major factor in this game. She was able to score 26 points on 10 of 21 shooting. She saw the court for 39 minutes and grabbed 4 rebounds. Ogunbowale finished the contest at 47.6% from the field and also earned 6 assists.
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Dallas comes into this one with a record of 2-0 for the campaign. They are averaging 90.0 points per outing (2nd in basketball) while connecting on 43.2% from the floor. The Wings are shooting 32.7% on shots from distance (17 of 52) and 89.7% from the free throw line. As a unit, Dallas is snagging 36.0 boards per contest and has 32 dimes this year, which is 10th in the league in terms of passing. They turn it over 14.5 times per contest and as a squad are committing 18.0 personal fouls per contest. Defensively, the Wings are forcing 16.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 20.5 personal fouls. They are surrendering 32.8% on 3-pointers and they are 11th in the WNBA in points per game allowed (84.5). The Wings defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 39.0% (32 of 41) and they concede 39.5 boards per game as a unit. They are ranked 1st in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 32 relinquished on the campaign.
In their last game, the Chicago Sky took a loss by a final score of 71-69 when they faced the Washington Mystics. The Sky recorded 29 defensive boards and 3 offensive rebounds totaling 32 for the matchup. They turned the ball over 21 times, while getting 5 steals in the matchup. The Mystics were called for 14 fouls for the game which got the Sky to the free throw line for a total of 13 attempts. They were able to convert 9 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 69.2%. When talking about 3-point attempts, Chicago converted 6 out of 21 tries (28.6%). When the final whistle was blown, the Sky went 27 for 61 from the field which gave them a rate of 44.3%. The Sky allowed the Mystics to knock down 24 of their 66 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 36.4% in this game. They finished 41.2% from behind the 3-point line via 7 out of 17 and finished the contest at 16 of 20 at the free throw line (80.0%). In reference to team rebounding, Chicago permitted Washington to get 33 overall (7 on the offensive glass).
Marina Mabrey pitched in for the Sky in this game. She converted 8 out of 15 for the contest for a rate of 53.3%, and had 5 rebounds. Mabrey earned 19 points in her 26 minutes on the court and tallied 4 assists for this contest.
Chicago has a win-loss mark of 2-1 this season. Chicago has 221 points so far this season (73.7 per contest) and they pull in 35.3 rebounds per game. The Sky are responsible for committing 20.3 fouls per contest and they connect on 73.7% from the free throw line. In terms of offensive execution, the Sky are shooting 42.4% from the floor, which ranks them 4th in basketball. They are dishing out assists 20.7 times per contest (3rd in the WNBA) and they lose possession via turnover 14.7 times per game. The Sky defensively are ranked 1st in the WNBA in PPG given up with 68.7. The Chicago defense concedes 31.6% on shots from 3-point land (18 of 57) and their opponents are making 80.0% of their foul shots. They surrender 17.3 dimes and 34.0 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 4th and 5th in the league. They are able to force 17.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 36.8% from the floor (1st in the WNBA).
Who will win tonight's WNBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago
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