Date/Time: 07-14-2018 16:00 EDT
Spread: Dallas Wings -1
Two squads coming off opposite outcomes in their latest matchups are clashing today, when the team with the worse record currently in the West, the Dallas Wings (5-10), who have won only once in their last 4 games and are looking to bounce back, are hosting the third-best in the East Chicago Sky (8-8), who on the other hand want to turn their latest victory into a streak.
Dallas Wings have a 5-10 record (8-7 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the last place of the West. They have lost three of their last four matches and in their last game they lost on the road against Seattle with an 81-95 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Arike Ogunbowale with 14.7 ppg, while Kayla Thornton follows with 11.1 ppg and 5.7 boards per game.
Top Basketball BookmakersChicago Sky have an 8-8 record (9-6-1 ATS) so far this season and currently sit in the third place of the East. They have won two of their last three matches and in their last game they won at home against New York with a 99-83 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Diamond DeShields with 14.2 ppg, adding 5.9 boards per game. She is followed by Alli Quigley with 13 ppg, adding 3.1 boards and 3.1 dimes per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Sky won at home with a 78-66 score. Wings are 5-3 at home so far season, while the Sky are 2-5 on the road. Sky are better offensively, scoring a third-best of 79.5 ppg to Wings’ second-worse of 70.2, while Wings are better defensively, allowing 75.1 ppg to Sky’s 80.1. Sky have better percentages both in field goals (44% to 38.6%) and in 3-pointers (35.3% to 30.7%). They are also better in dimes made (20.8 to 16.2), while both teams are almost equal both in boards grabbed (35.8 to 35.7) and in turnovers committed (15.5 to 15.7). Bookmakers give the Wings a -1 spread and expect them to beat the odds as they have been quite effective at home so far this season.
Chicago Sky vs Dallas Wings Prediction: Dallas Wings -1 (-110)