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Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky Predictions, Head to Head, Betting Odds, Best Picks, Predicted Line-ups, Match Preview: WNBA

The leaders of the Eastern Conference take on each other this Sunday.

Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky is another match lined up on Sunday.

With both the teams having a guaranteed spot in the playoffs this year, the match is likely to be treated as a practice round before the real action starts.

Needless to say, this is going to be a very intense match.

Both are at the top of the Eastern Conference, with the Sky leading by 22-7, and Sun following by 20-9.

The Suns will host the Chicago Sky on Thursday in the Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky: Odds

PlatformSunSkyPredicted Winner
Sun are stipulated tp win.

Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky: Recent Form

Both the teams have been at the top of their game recently, almost out-performing any team they are pitted against.

Coming off with a huge 89-81 win from NY Liberty, Chicago Sky are in splendid form. Their morale is high, their performance is on point and they seem very excited to take on the competition.

Displaying marvelous performance in their last match, the Sky won with phenomenal team effort, with half the roster banking 12+ points and Courtney Vandersloot scoring 23. With their form and teamwork, they will have a lot of momentum coming into our matchup on Sunday.

Connecticut Sun are playing with zeal as well. From fast-break to pick-and-rolls, this team is unstoppable. Going on a 20-9 season with a 10-4 home record, this team is one of the toughest teams out there.

Their most recent match displayed Alyssa Thomas and DeWanna Bonner as the dynamic duo. They won 88-83, where 31 points were scored by the duo alone.

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Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky: Head to head

Out of the 43 matches Connecticut Sun have played with Chicago Sky, they have won 19 of them, while Sky have won 24. The rest 6 remaining matches have been draws.

Sky and Suns in 2021's Playoffs.
Sky and Suns in 2021’s Playoffs.

The last head to head was won by the Sky with a score of 91-83. Regardless, both the teams are a few of the best in WNBA and their matches are always exciting to watch.

Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky: Best Picks

Jonquel Jones

Jones is a two-way scoring machine. Being lethal from inside and beyond the arc is a skill not a lot are familiar with. The 2021 WNBA MVP has incredible rebounding skills, displays excellent athleticism and is an aggressive 3-pt shooter.

Jonquel Jones during a game.
Jonquel Jones during a game.

This season she is averaging a whopping 8.8 rebounds and 14.8 points per game. She’s truly one of the finest shooters in the league right now.

Courtney Vandersloot

Courtney Vandersloot during a game.
Courtney Vandersloot during a game.

The 2021 WNBA Champion and 4-time WNBA All-Star is an exceptional Point Guard. Her ball handles are one of the best in the league, and she thrives in playmaking. Vandersloot’s offensive IQ and playmaking tendencies are what differentiates her from other players.

This season, she’s averaging a whopping 6.3 assists along with 11.3 points and 3.9 rebounds.

Emma Meesseman

Emma Meesseman during a game.
Emma Meesseman during a game.

The 2019 WNBA Champion, Emma Meesseman is also an incredible pick for today’s matchup. This power forward is very skilled from beyond the arc. She’s averaged a solid 12.8 points per game, stringing along 6 rebounds and 3.5 assists this season.

Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky: Possible Lineup

Chicago Sky: Point Guard – Courtney Vandersloot, Shooting Guard – Allie Quigley, Small Forward – Emma Meesseman, Power Forward – Kahleah Copper, Center – Azurá Stevens

Connecticut Sun: Power Forward – Breanna Stewart | Shooting Guard – Jewell Loyd | Point Guard – Sue Bird | Center – Mercedes Russell | Center – Ezi Magbegor

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Connecticut Sun vs Chicago Sky: Winner

Provided the caliber of both the teams, it is tough to single out a winner. Both the teams feature a lethal offense paired with an impenetrable defense.

The Sun have been consistent with their performance, winning 4 out of their last 5 games and have a marginal chance of winning this matchup.

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Varun Sharma
Varun Sharma
Varun is a huge NBA and F1 fanatic, which is also the reason why he is here. Pursuing a career in cloud computing and DevOps, he's always keen and eager to learn new things.


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