New York Liberty at Chicago Sky 7/29/22 WNBA Picks and Prediction
Chicago Sky vs New York Liberty
Friday, July 29
The Line Chicago Sky -9.5 --- Over/Under 164.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The New York Liberty and Chicago Sky meet Friday in WNBA action at the Wintrust Arena. The New York Liberty need a win after losing 7 of their last 9 games. The Chicago Sky look for a win after winning 11 of their last 13 games.
The New York Liberty are averaging 79 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 84.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Sabrina Ionescu is averaging 17.2 points and 6.2 assists, while Natasha Howard is averaging 15.1 points and 7.1 rebounds. Betnijah Laney is the third double-digit scorer and Marine Johannes is grabbing 1.7 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 81.3 percent from the free throw line. The New York Liberty are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Sky are averaging 85.6 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 79.5 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Kahleah Cooper is averaging 14.8 points and 2.1 assists, while Candace Parker is averaging 13.6 points and 8.9 rebounds. Emma Meesseman is the third double-digit scorer and Allie Quigley is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Chicago Sky are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 82.7 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game.
The Liberty are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference. The Sky are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The under is 5-2 in Liberty last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The over is 7-2 in Sky last 9 home games. The over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Chicago.
The Chicago Sky should win this game and should be favored by a decent amount, but this is a lot of points when going up against a Sky team fighting for its playoff life. Also, this is a bit of a letdown spot after the Sky's loss to Vegas and with a road game against the Sun on deck. We could easily see the Sky come out flat a bit and do just enough to get the job done. Tricky line, but I'll lean toward the Liberty and the boatload of free points.