Sky Looking to Win 4th Straight as they Face Liberty
The Chicago Sky and the New York Liberty will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Westchester County Center. The Chicago Sky haven’t won four straight game in almost three years. They get their chance tonight against a Liberty squad who has turned things around since a rough start.
|Date & Time||Wednesday June 19, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
|Location||Westchester County Center White Plains, New York|
|The Line||New York Liberty -2 — Over/Under: 165|
New York Liberty have a 3-5 record (4-3-1 against the spread) this season and currently sit in second to last place of the East. They have won three of their last four games. Last time out they won on the road against the Los Angeles Sparks by a 98-92 score. They are led in scoring by Tina Charles with 17.9 ppg and 8.5 boards per game. She is followed by Kia Nurse with 15.4 ppg, while Asia Durr adds 11.3 ppg.
Chicago Sky have a 4-2 record (4-2 against the spread) so far this season. They currently sit in the second place of the East. They have won four of their five games and are playing well overall. Last time out they won at home against Phoenix Mercury by a 82-75 score. They are led in scoring by Diamond DeShields with 14 ppg and she is adding 4.7 boards per game. She is followed by Allie Quigley at 10.8 ppg and Stefanie Dolson adds 10 ppg and 6.2 boards per game.
This, That, and a Dart Throw
In their three meetings last season the Liberty won the season series with the Sky 2-1. They were 1-1 at home, as they won by 23 points and lost by 4. Liberty are 2-3 at home so far season. The Sky are 1-2 on the road. The Liberty are better offensively, scoring 80.1 ppg to Sky’s 78.2. The Sky are better defensively, allowing 80.2 ppg to Liberty’s 85.5. The Sky have better field goal percentages all the way around. They are shooting 43.4% to 40.6% from the floor, and 36.7% to 28.8% from downtown. They are also better in windexes as well, as they are grabbing 37.8 to 36.6.
The Sky are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win, 3-10 ATS in their last 13 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Liberty are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Sky are 11-3 ATS in the last 14 meetings in New York and the under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in New York. The over is 4-0 in Liberty last 4 vs. Eastern Conference. The under is 4-1-1 in Sky last 6 overall.
The Chicago Sky are riding a three-game winning streak, but they’ve lost two of their last three on the road. They are losing road games this season by an average of 10 points while allowing 85.3 points. The New York Liberty are finally starting to put things together these past few games. They are really tough defensively at home where they allowing 39.2 percent shooting.
The Dart Throw: Liberty 84, Sky 78
WNBA Betting Odds & Trends
|Chicago is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games|
|Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games|
|The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games|
|Chicago is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road|
|Chicago is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road|
|Chicago is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing New York|
|Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing New York|
|The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games when playing New York|
|Chicago is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games when playing on the road against New York|
|Chicago is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against New York|
|The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago’s last 10 games when playing on the road against New York|
|New York Liberty|
|New York is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games|
|New York is 3-18 SU in its last 21 games|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York’s last 6 games|
|New York is 5-9-1 ATS in its last 15 games at home|
|New York is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home|
|The total has gone OVER in 8 of New York’s last 12 games at home|
|New York is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Chicago|
|New York is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chicago|
|The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York’s last 6 games when playing Chicago|
|New York is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games when playing at home against Chicago|
|New York is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Chicago|
|The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York’s last 10 games when playing at home against Chicago|
Chicago home to Indiana Friday, June 21
New York at Minnesota Saturday, June 22