Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky Prediction WNBA Picks 8/4

Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky Prediction WNBA Picks 8/4

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WNBA Predictions: Dallas Wings vs Chicago Sky

The WNBA action continues as the Dallas Wings are set to host the Chicago Sky. This comes after Arike Ogunbowale's sensational 27-point game that led the Wings to a 76-65 victory over the Seattle Storm. 

 

Dallas Wings: A Strong Home Record

The Dallas Wings have been exceptional at home this season with a 9-3 record, an indication of their dominance on their home court. Their home record includes a solid display of both offensive and defensive prowess. This factor, combined with the electrifying performance by Arike Ogunbowale, gives the Wings an upper hand in their upcoming game against the Sky.

Dallas Wings: Rebounding and Scoring Leaders

Another point of strength for the Wings lies in their ability to dominate the glass. As the Western leader with 40.0 rebounds per game, the Wings have shown their ability to control the pace of the game. Satou Sabally, with an average of 9.2 rebounds per game, will be a crucial player in this matchup. The Wings also have an edge in scoring, with Ogunbowale averaging 21.3 points over the last 10 games, providing a substantial scoring threat to the Sky.

Chicago Sky: Struggling on the Road

The Sky, on the other hand, have a less impressive away record at 5-6. Although Courtney Williams and Marina Mabrey have put up consistent performances, with 9.6 points, six rebounds and 6.2 assists per game, and an average of 12.5 points over the last 10 games respectively, the team will need to step up their game to compete with the Wings' home dominance and high-scoring offense.

 

Key Injuries

Both teams are dealing with key injuries. The Wings are without Lou Lopez Senechal and Diamond DeShields due to knee injuries. For the Sky, Isabelle Harrison and Rebekah Gardner are out with a knee and foot injury, respectively. Despite these injuries, the Wings' overall strength, especially at home, suggests they'll be able to navigate these challenges more successfully than the Sky.

 

Prediction

Taking into account the Dallas Wings' dominant home record, strong rebounding, and high-scoring offense led by Arike Ogunbowale and Satou Sabally, we predict that they are well-positioned to both win the game and cover the -9.5 points spread against the Chicago Sky. This prediction is further reinforced by the Sky's struggling road performance and the Wings' proven ability to effectively manage their injury situation.

However, it's always essential to consider the unpredictable nature of sports. For more expert WNBA betting predictions, stay tuned to KingPin.pro.

Pick: Wings -9.5

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