Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury 5-21-2023

Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury 5/21/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury 5/21/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The Chicago Sky are headed to Footprint Center on Sunday evening, where they will play the Phoenix Mercury. The Sky kicked off their season on Friday, coming up with a 77-66 victory in their first game.


Kahleah Cooper was excellent for Chicago; she dropped 20 points, seven rebounds, and 5 points in the win. Alanna Smith was also crucial on Friday, pouring in 15 points on 3/3 shooting from three-point range.


The Sky faced the Sun and lost by a score of 72-63 in their last contest. Chicago finished the match at 34.3% FG percentage (24 of 70) and buried 8 out of their 25 3-point shots.


From the free-throw line, Chicago made 7 of 12 attempts for a percentage of 58.3%. Regarding grabbing boards, they earned 28, with seven being offensive.


They also recorded 18 assists for the contest, creating 23 turnovers and getting 13 steals. Regarding the defense, Chicago allowed their opponent to shoot 45.8% from the field on 27 of 59 shooting.


Connecticut recorded six dimes and had five steals for the matchup. Additionally, Connecticut grabbed 43 rebounds (6 offensive, 37 defensive) and had seven blocks.


Connecticut finished shooting 100.0% at the free throw line by knocking down 16 of their 16 tries. They also made 2 out of their eight attempts from 3-point range.


Chicago enters this matchup after finishing with a record of 26-10 last year. The Sky connected on 34.5% of three-point shots (260 out of 754) and 82.3% from the free-throw line.


They averaged 86.3 points per contest (2nd in the league) while going 48.1% from the field. They lost possession by turning the ball over 13.8 times per game and, as a squad, committed 16.2 fouls per game.


As a squad, Chicago pulled in 34.8 rebounds per contest and earned 874 assists last season, which was 1st in the league in terms of passing the rock.


The Sky could force 13.1 turnovers per contest on the defensive end while drawing 16.5 fouls. They surrendered 34.0% on 3-point attempts while they were 4th in the league in PPG allowed (81.3).


The Sky defensively gave up an opponent field goal percentage of 43.8% (1,121 of 2,561), conceding 33.2 rebounds per game as a unit. They were 8th in the league in assists with 751 conceded last season.


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Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury  Predictions 5/21/2023


The Phoenix Mercury will host the Chicago Sky at Footprint Center for an exciting matchup on Sunday evening. The Sky started their season positively, securing a 77-66 victory in their first game.


Kahleah Cooper delivered an outstanding performance for Chicago, contributing 20 points, seven rebounds, and five assists in the win.


Alanna Smith also played a crucial role, impressively shooting 3 for three from beyond the arc and scoring 15 points.


Heading into the 2023 WNBA season, the Chicago Sky was ranked as the seventh-best team in the league. Last year, they had an impressive record of 26-10.


Despite entering the postseason as the top seed in the East, the Sky were eliminated in the Semifinals by the Connecticut Sun.


The Sky enter this upcoming game with a record of 26-10 from last season. They had a solid three-point shooting percentage of 34.5% (260 of 754) and were efficient from the free-throw line, shooting at an 82.3% clip. 


Offensively, they averaged 86.3 points per game, ranking second in the league, while maintaining a 48.1% field goal percentage. However, turnovers proved challenging as they lost possession an average of 13.8 times per game.


The team committed 16.2 fouls per game, and on the defensive end, they could generate 13.1 turnovers per contest and draw 16.5 fouls. Chicago


 excelled in passing, leading the league with 874 assists last season. They also pulled down an average of 34.8 rebounds per game.


Defensively, they allowed opponents to shoot 34.0% from beyond the arc and ranked fourth in the league for points allowed per game (81.3).


The Sky’s opponents had a field goal percentage of 43.8% (1,121 of 2,561) and grabbed 33.2 rebounds per game. They conceded 751 assists, placing them eighth in that category.


Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury. The WNBA pick for this game is the Phoenix Mercury.


The Chicago Sky aim to extend their winning streak to two games as they continue their 2023 season following a victory against the Lynx on Friday.


On the other hand, the Phoenix Mercury anticipates a lively atmosphere in their home opener on Sunday, mainly due to the return of Brittany Griner.


With Griner back in action, the Mercury are expected to adopt an aggressive approach and make a concerted effort to secure a victory for their teammate on their home court.


Prediction: The Mercury is projected to emerge triumphant with an 81-75 win.


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Chicago Sky vs Phoenix Mercury 5/21/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

WNBA Starting Time: 2:00 PM ET

Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

Date: Sunday, May 21, 2023


WNBA Odds: New York Liberty -2.5

WNBA Totals: 156.5