Phoenix Mercury at Chicago Sky 7/2/22 WNBA Picks and Prediction

Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury

Saturday, July 2

Betting Odds: Chicago Sky -9.5 -- Over/Under: 169.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Phoenix Mercury and Chicago Sky meet Saturday in WNBA action at the Wintrust Arena. The Phoenix Mercury look for a win after splitting their last 8 games. The Chicago Sky look to build on their 4-game winning streak.

The Phoenix Mercury are averaging 82.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 85 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Skylar Diggins-Smith is averaging 18.7 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Tina Charles is averaging 17.3 points and 7.3 rebounds. Diana Taurasi is the third double-digit scorer and Diamond DeShields is dishing 2.2 assists. The Phoenix Mercury are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 80 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Mercury are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.

The Chicago Sky are averaging 85.7 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 80.2 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Kahleah Cooper is averaging 14.1 points and 2.1 assists, while Candace Parker is averaging 13.3 points and 8.6 rebounds. Emma Meesseman is the third double-digit scorer and Courtney Vandersloot is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Chicago Sky are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 83.9 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game.

The Mercury are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest. The Sky are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The under is 5-1 in Mercury last 6 Saturday games. The over is 6-1 in Sky last 7 overall. The Mercury are 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Chicago.

The Chicago Sky appear to be firing on all cylinders at the moment, and they're not a team I'm thrilled to step in front of right now. With that said, the Sky have failed to cover 5 of their last 7 home games. Also, the Phoenix Mercury are a still a super talented and experienced team, and I've said time and time again you shouldn't be eager to write them off just yet. Don't look now, but the Mercury have won 3 straight games. This line is disrespectful. Give me the Mercury and the free buckets.

Randy’s Pick Phoenix Mercury +9.5

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