In this all-Eastern showdown, the third and fifth best squads of the conference are clashing, when the fifth Chicago Sky (4-9), who finally ended a huge losing streak and want to continue on the winning ways, are hosting the third Atlanta Dream (7-6), who ended a small losing streak of their own. WNBA Atlanta Dream vs Chicago Sky Spread and Prediction.
Date/Time: 06-27-2017 12:00 EDT
Spread: Chicago Sky -1.5
Chicago Sky have a 4-9 record so far this season and currently sit in the second to last place of the Eastern Conference and of the whole WNBA. In their last game they snapped a six-game losing streak by winning at home against the Phoenix Mercury with a 97-88 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Allie Quigley with 15.7 ppg, followed by Diamond DeShields with 12.3 ppg and 4.7 boards per game. Cheyenne Parker adds 11.5 ppg and a team high 7.7 boards per game.
Atlanta Dream have a 7-6 record so far this season and currently sit in the third place of the Eastern Conference. In their last game they snapped a two-game losing streak by winning at home against the Connecticut Sun with a 75-70 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Angel McCoughtry with 18.5 ppg, adding 7.2 boards per game. She is followed by Tiffany Hayes with 17.9 ppg and 3.4 boards, while Renee Montgomery adds 9.3 ppg and a team high 2.7 dimes per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season, Atlanta won on the road with a 63-81 score. Sky have a 3-4 home record so far this season, while Dream are 3-4 on the road. Dream have the worse offense in the league, scoring 73.8 ppg to Sky’s 77.8 but they have the second-best defense, allowing 77.1 ppg while Sky have the worse with 87.3. Dream have the worse percentages in the league both in field goals, shooting with 37.9% to Sky’s 42% and in 3-pointers, shooting with 25.1% to Sky’s 34.5%. Sky are also better in assists made (18.3 to 15.7), while Dream are better both in rebounding (36.5 to 33.3) and in turnovers committed (14.3 to 15.5). Both teams are coming off victories against strong teams and Vegas odds give the Sky a -1.5 spread and expect them to utilize the home court advantage and get away with the win.
Atlanta Dream vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Chicago Sky -1.5 (-111)
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WNBA Atlanta Dream vs Chicago Sky Spread and Prediction