WNBA – This match between these two teams is scheduled to take place on June 16, 2013 at 08.00 p.m. as per the European Time Zone. In this match, Atlanta Dream with standing of 2nd Eastern will receive Chicago Sky with standing of 1st Eastern at Philips Arena. All the major online betting sites are giving odds which seem to favor Atlanta Dream to win this match due to their home ground advantage and superior form. It should be noted that the result of Atlanta Dream vs. Seattle Storm scheduled for June 15 is still awaited. It is imperative that outcome of that match should be considered before making any decision regarding this match.
Atlanta Dream won 4 and lost 1 out of the last 5 matches played by them. They recently lost a match against New York Liberty on June 10, 2013 with score of 76-67. Preceding this loss they won four matches in a row against New York (June 8, 2013), Washington Mystics (June 2, 2013), Indiana Fever (May 31, 2013) and Tulsa Shock (May 25, 2013) with score of 75-56, 73-63, 86-77 and 98-81 respectively. New York Liberty was resolute to win against Atlanta Dream after their previous loss to the latter and they did it. Cappie Pondexter and Plenette Pierson played a brilliant game as both of them scored 17 points each out of the total score of 76. Kara Braxton and Leilani Mitchell played their role up to the hilt, thus delivering Atlanta Dream their first defeat in this season.
The current statistics related with Atlanta Dream shows that they had scored at an average of 83.0 points per game with rebounds at the rate of 39.5 and assists at the rate of 19.8 per game. They allowed at an average of 70.6 points per game to other teams.
Chicago Sky won 4 and lost 1 out of the last 5 matches played by them. They recently won a match against San Antonio Silver Stars on June 10, 2013 with score of 72-70. Preceding this win, they lost a match against San Antonio Silver Stars on June 8, 2013 with score of 81-69. Chicago Sky won 3 matches in row against Tulsa Shock (June 2, 2013), Connecticut Sun (May 31, 2013) and Phoenix Mercury (May 27, 2013) with score of 92-71, 86-75 and 102-80 respectively. Out of these three matches two were played on their home ground and one on the road. In their match against San Antonio Silver Stars, Chicago Sky was playing without their main scorer. Chicago Sky put the responsibility of picking up the slack on Elena Delle and she did her job perfectly. She scored 23 points which include two free throws in the couple of last seconds and led her team to win the match against San Antonio Silver Stars with a narrow margin of two points.
The current statistics related with Chicago Sky shows that they had scored at an average of 84.2 per game, with rebounds at 42.4 and assists at 16.2. They allowed other teams to score at an average of 75.4 points per game.