Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Prediction
|Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Connecticut Sun will start as favorites in their upcoming game against the Chicago Sky. The latest odds|
The battle for the top spot is on as Connecticut Sun is set to extend their advantage when they play the defending champions Chicago Sky in a mouth-watering contest. The Sun have hardly put a foot wrong in the Eastern conference while their arch-rivals have also been up to the task from the word go.
The game is scheduled to be held at the Mohegan Sun Arena on 10th June. Even though it is extremely tough to call this game, the Sun are the favorites with the added advantage of playing at home.
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Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Recent Form
The Connecticut Sun have stolen the limelight in the Eastern Conference as they are the team to beat so far in the tournament. After an underwhelming performance in 2021 season, this is their best chance to go all the way.
Looking at their last five appearances, apart from that lone defeat against Aces, they are on a 4-match winning streak with success against Mercury, Storm, Fever and Aces. They have a balanced home and away record so far.
The Chicago Sky are going for their title defense this season as they have made up lost ground after feisty drubbing in the initial encounters. Despite winning the first two games out of three, they suffered a defeat at the hands of Storm in a nail-biting clash.
In their last five outings, they managed to string victories against the likes of Fever, Mercury and Dream with losses to Aces and Mystics in the same period. They have a 63.6 winning percentage with a good home record.
Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Head-to-head
Matches: 31: Sun: 16
Last Meeting: Sky won 79-69 against Sky on 7th October 2021.
Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Brionna Jones who has played over 140 games pitched in with 18 points and 3 assists against Fever. Jonquel Jones’ performance has been overwhelming with 16 points and 39.1% 3-pointers in the 13 games that she has been part of so far.
Courtney Williams who will be the shooting guard has averaged 12.5 points in every outing and has to step up in the coming games for the side to succeed.
DeWanna Bonner who plays as the forward topped the charts with 12 points and 2 assists in her last appearance.
Azura Steven’s performance had an off day as she failed to step up on Wednesday night. She scored 11 points and 5 rebounds against the Mystics in 20 minutes.
Dana Evans who will be the shooting guard has averaged 8.4 points in every outing and has the ability to single-handedly win games.
Candace Parker who pitched in with 16 points and 3 assists in the last game has a 3-point conversion of 25%. Kahleah Copper has 5.4 rebounds per game besides a field goal percentage of 41.7%.
Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Prediction: Predicted Winner
The battle between two giants is always expected to go down to the wire but the prediction experts and the fans waste no time in picking their sides barring a few fence-sitters. The Connecticut Sun have once again embarked on an ambitious journey of winning the championship while the Chicago-based side is looking to defend its title.
It is a no-brainer that both sides have managed to stay in the top 3 in terms of odds and predictions. According to Oddschecker, the Sun are the second favorites with odds of 4/1 whereas the Sky are right behind with odds of 9/2. The premium website FiveThirtyEight has gone on to give a 69% chance for the home team with the reigning champions needing to do little extra work on Friday night.