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​WNBA Preview -- Phoenix Mercury vs Chicago Sky

​WNBA Preview -- Phoenix Mercury vs Chicago Sky
Mike Roblnson
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Analysis:

On Saturday, the Chicago Sky (25-9) will travel to Footprint Center to face the Phoenix Mercury (14-20).

Phoenix Mercury

The Phoenix Mercury lost 86-77 to the Minnesota last time out. The Mercury were successful in grabbing 27 total rebounds throughout the game, which included 18 defensive and 9 offensive. They turned the ball over 12 times despite recording 8 thefts during the contest. Shey Peddy had 10 rebounds and hit 7 of 15 shots during the game, good for a 46.7% field goal percentage.

​WNBA Preview -- Phoenix Mercury vs Chicago Sky

Chicago Sky

The Chicago Sky lost 111-100 to the Las Vegas Aces in their last game. They won the game with a 55.7% field goal percentage (39 of 70) and made 7 out of their 23 long-range attempts. The Sky made 15 out of 21 tries at the charity stripe, converting at a percentage of 71.4%. Courtney Vandersloot made 10 of her final 15 shots for a total of 28 points.

Prediction

The Chicago Sky are now playing much better basketball, and on Sunday, they'll keep it up. Chicago will thrash a broken and bruised Phoenix club, so expect them to rebound and get back on track. Take Chicago to perform well enough to win and cover on Sunday.


Pick: Chicago Sky -6.5


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