The last and third-worse teams of the Eastern Conference are clashing today, when the third-worse Chicago Sky (13-20), who have been playing better lately having lost only once in their last four games, are hosting the last Indiana Fever (5-28), who want to end another losing streak and end the season with a victory.

Date/Time: 08-19-2018 18:00 EDT

Spread: Chicago Sky -8

Total: +168

Indiana Fever have a 5-28 record (11-22 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit on the last place of the East and of the whole league. They have five consecutive losses and in their last game they lost at home against the Chicago Sky with a 106-115 score in overtime, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Candice Dupree with 14 ppg, adding 6.4 boards per game. She is followed by Kelsey Mitchell with 12.7 ppg, while Natalie Anchowa adds 10.3 ppg and a team high 6.8 boards per game.

Chicago Sky have a 13-20 record (16-17 against the spread) so far this season currently sit on the third to last place both of the East and of the whole WNBA. They have won three of their last four matches and in their last game they won on the road against the Indiana Fever with a 106-115 score in overtime, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Allie Quigley with 15.7 ppg, followed by Diamond DeShields with 14 ppg and 4.9 boards per game. Courtney Vandersloot adds 12.8 ppg, 3.9 boards and a team high 8.7 dimes per game.

Chicago have won both previous meetings against Indiana earlier this season, both on the road and by an average of 13.5 points. Chicago are 7-9 at home this season, while Indiana are 3-13 on the road. Chicago are better offensively, scoring 83.5 ppg to Indiana’s league-low of 75.8, while Indiana are better defensively, allowing a third-worse of 85.5 ppg to Chicago’s league-low of 89.9. Chicago have better percentages both in field goals, shooting with 45% to Indiana’s league-low of 40.3% and in 3-pointers, shooting with 36.3% to Indiana’s third-worse of 32%. They are also better in assists made (21 to 15.8), while Indiana are better in turnovers committed (12.2 to 15.4) and both teams grab almost the same number of boards per game (33.2 and 33). Chicago are the absolute favorite and Vegas odds give them a -8 spread and expect them to beat the odds for another easy victory against Indiana this season.

Indiana Fever vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Chicago Sky -8 (-110)

 

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Nikos Lagouretos

My name is Nikos Lagouretos, I am 35 years old from Greece and I have been a basketball enthusiast for almost 25 years, having played semi-pro myself. All those years i have seen countless games, done a ton of reading and statistical analysis and I thought it was about time to put them to some good use. I provide analysis, predictions and specialize in NBA, WNBA and almost every domestic and international club league of Europe.

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