New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Can New York stun Chicago again?

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Can New York stun Chicago again?

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Chicago Sky is predicted to win tonight’s game against New York Liberty as per the latest prediction.

New York Liberty and Chicago Sky will be meeting for the last time in this season tonight. The winner will qualify for the WNBA semi-finals. Both the teams have won 1 game each and tonight they will be meeting in the decider game.

In the last game, Chicago Sky defeated the New York Liberty and settled the Round 1 of the playoffs to 1-1. Tonight, at Barclays Center, New York Liberty will be hosting the Chicago Sky. As a host, New York Liberty will have home advantage but after a win in the last game, Chicago Sky will be high on confidence.

PlatformSkyLibertyPredicted Winner
SmarketsOdds: 1.3Odds: 3.4Sky

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Recent Form

The Chicago Sky has undoubtedly played like the defending champions from the start of the tournament. They finished the regular season on a very strong note at 26-10 at the top position of the Eastern Conference (Overall #2 seed). In the home games, the Sky maintained an excellent record of 14-4 before the playoffs.

The New York Liberty faced many ups and down throughout their journey till now. They managed to qualify for the playoffs as the #7 seed by finishing at 16-20 in the fourth position of the Eastern Conference. On the road trips, New York’s record stood at 7-11 before the postseason.

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Team Stats (Regular Season 2022)

StatsChicago SkyNew York Liberty
Points Per Game86.379.6
Rebounds Per Game34.834.2
Assists Per Game24.320.7
Steals Per Game7.36.1
Blocks Per Game4.34.1

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Injuries

Chicago Sky: Li Yueru (Center)

New York Liberty: No Data Available

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Head to Head

Both these teams have met 45 times so far in the WNBA. The Chicago Sky is ahead with 29 wins, while the New York Liberty won 16 of them. If we talk about the last 5 matchups, 3 games were won by Chicago and 2 by New York.

The previous meeting took place in the current postseason on 17 August 2022. The New York Liberty won that contest with a score of 98-91.

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Possible Lineup

Chicago Sky: Guard- Allie Quigley | Guard- Courtney Vandersloot | Forward- Emma Meesseman | Forward- Kahleah Copper | Center- Candace Parker

New York Liberty: Guard- Crystal Dangerfield | Guard- Sabrina Ionescu | Forward- Natasha Howard | Forward- Betnijah Laney | Center- Stefanie Dolson

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Chicago Sky:

PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Kahleah CopperForward218.04.0
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameSteals Per Game
Allie QuigleyGuard185.01.0
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameAssists Per Game
Candace ParkerCenter1710.05.0

New York Liberty:

PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameSteals Per Game
Natasha HowardForward227.01.0
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameAssists Per Game
Sabrina IonescuGuard227.06.0
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameAssists Per Game
Betnijah LaneyForward175.05.0

New York Liberty vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Winner

Chicago Sky ended their regular season as the No.1 team in Eastern Conference but in the playoffs, they lost their very first game which pushed them to the backfoot. Tonight after a win in their last game they will be high on confidence but taking any opposition lightly can prove to be dangerous.

The New York Liberty must be elated after their brilliant performance in Game 1. It was a hard-earned playoff spot for the Liberty after a tough journey in the regular season. Tonight as a host they will be looking forward to repeating a similar feat.

Looking at the recent form and also considering the odds for this game, Chicago Sky is predicted to win an away game and qualify for the semi-finals.

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