Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Will the Sky defeat Sun in their Backyard?


Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: The home side, Connecticut Sun is predicted to win Game 3 of the semi-finals against the Chicago Sky.

With the five games series tied at 1-1, the excitement in the postseason of the WNBA is reaching new heights. The Connecticut Sun will be meeting the Chicago Sky in Game 3 of the Semifinals on Sunday, September 4th.

After losing the first game of the 5-games semi-final series, the Chicago Sky bounced back to defeat Connecticut Sun in a home match on Wednesday, August 31st.

The Chicago Sky dominated the game from the very start and were ahead of the Sun in the first three quarters but in the 4th and final quarter, Connecticut Sun had 9 points lead over the Sky. However, the lead was not enough to surpass the lead that Chicago Sky took in the first three quarters. The match ended in 85-77 points in favor of the host, Chicago Sky.

The two teams will meet once again on Sunday for Game 3 of the series. The Connecticut Sun will be hosting the Chicago Sky at the Mohegan Sun Arena. They have already defeated the Sky in their backyard in Game 1 of the semi-final series.

Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Match Odds

Sun Sky Predicted Winner
Smarkets Odds: 1.84 Odds: 1.96 Sun

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Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Recent Form

The Connecticut Sun has had an excellent season as of now. They finished their regular season with one less win than the Chicago Sky and overall they finished as the #3 seed in the regular season at 25-11. In the first round of the playoffs, Connecticut gave a 2-1 defeat to the Dallas Wings. Overall, the Sun has won 4 of the last 5 games.

The Chicago Sky too had a very successful campaign as of now. They finished the regular season on a strong note at 26-10 as the #2 seed. Chicago qualified for the WNBA Seminifals by a 2-1 win against the New York Liberty in Round 1. The Sky has won 3 of the last 5 fixtures.

Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Team Stats (2022 Postseason)

Stats Connecticut Sun Chicago Sky
Points Per Game 78.3 86.0
Rebounds Per Game 38.5 39.3
Assists Per Game 20.8 24.0
Steals Per Game 8.0 8.3
Blocks Per Game 3.0 5.8

Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Head to Head

There have been 47 fixtures between Chicago Sky and Connecticut Sun in the WNBA. The Chicago Sky is having the upper hand as they won 27 games, while the Connecticut Sun won 20 of them.

If we talk about the last 5 meetings, 4 games were won by the Sky and 1 by the Sun. The previous meeting took place in the WNBA Semifinals of the current postseason. The Chicago Sky won that game with a score of 85-77.

Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Possible Lineup

Connecticut Sun: Guard- Courtney Williams | Guard- Natisha Hiedeman | Forward- DeWana Bonner | Forward- Alyssa Thomas | Center– Jonquel Jones

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

Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Connecticut Sun:

Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Blocks Per Game
Jonquel Jones Center 15.5 9.0 1.0
Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Steals Per Game
DeWanna Bonner Forward 14.3 4.3 1.3
Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Assists Per Game
Brionna Jones Forward 12.0 4.5 2.0

Chicago Sky:

Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Turnovers Per Game
Kahleah Copper Forward 17.3 4.3 2.0
Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Assists Per Game
Candace Parker Center 15.5 13.3 5.5
Position Points Per Game Rebounds Per Game Steals Per Game
Allie Quigley Guard 12.0 3.0 1.3

Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Last Match Recap

Chicago Sky defeated the Connecticut Sun in Game 2 of the semi-finals. It was a display of complete teamwork that helped them get past the likes of Connecticut Sun. Candance Parker was outstanding as she pegged 22 points in the game and had 4 rebounds and 4 assists in the game. Emma Meesseman also displayed a terrific show of her performance as she added 14 points to the Sky’s total. She had 7 rebounds and 3 assists in the game.

The Connecticut Sun would have been surely very disappointed by their performance in Game 2. Jonquel Jones was the top performer for the Sun. She had 23 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists in the game. Alyssa Thoma in her 31 minutes stint on the court added just 7 points but had 10 rebounds and 4 assists.

The game was completely dominated by Chicago Sky in the first three quarters. They were ahead of the Connecticut Sun by 17 points by the end of the 3 quarters. In the final quarter, the Sun displayed an excellent game but despite taking 9 points to lead in the last quarter, they lost the game by 8 points.

Chicago Sky vs Connecticut Sun Prediction: Predicted Winner

Both Chicago Sky and the Connecticut Sun have won 1 game each in the 5-game semi-final series. The stats have Chicago Sky ahead of Connecticut Sun but playing at home, Connecticut Sun will have a home advantage.

Considering the recent form of both the teams and also considering the home advantage, we predict Game 3 to have a wire finish with the home side having a marginal edge. The prediction and the betting platforms have also favored the home side, Connecticut Sun for this match.

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