Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics Prediction, Odds and Game Preview – June 6

The Washington Mystics (0-9) welcome in the Chicago Sky (3-5) after losing three home games in a row.

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Spread: Mystics (+3.5) to Cover

  • The DraftKings line for this matchup is within 0.4 points of the model. Stay away from this one.
  • The Mystics are 4-4-1 ATS this year.
  • In games this year in which it was an underdog by 3.5 points or more, Washington has a 4-3 record against the spread.
  • The Sky are 4-3-1 against the spread this season.
  • Chicago is 1-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites.

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Total: Over 156.5

  • The DraftKings total for this game, 156.5 points, and the model’s projected total, 157.0 points, are only 0.5 points apart.
  • The Sky and their opponent have combined to score over 156.5 points, the current matchup’s over/under, in five of eight games this year.
  • This year, six of Washington’s nine games have had a combined total of more than 156.5 points scored.
  • The Sky have hit the over in three of their nine games with a set total (33.3%).
  • The Mystics have hit the over in four of their nine games with a set total (44.4%).

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Moneyline Winner: Sky (-170)

  • Prediction: Sky 80, Mystics 77
  • Chicago has been a moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and split the two games.

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Sky Leaders

  • The Sky leader in points and assists is Marina Mabrey, who puts up 16.8 points per game to go with 4.8 assists.
  • Chicago’s best rebounder is Angel Reese, who averages 9.0 boards per game in addition to her 10.9 PPG average.
  • The Sky get the most three-point shooting production out of Mabrey, who knocks down 2.9 threes per game.
  • Elizabeth Williams is a standout on the defensive end for Chicago, leading the team in steals with 1.9 per game and blocks with 1.9 per contest.

Sky Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Kamilla Cardoso Out Shoulder

Mystics Leaders

  • Ariel Atkins scores 13.2 points per game to be the top scorer for the Mystics.
  • Aaliyah Edwards puts up a stat line of 4.8 rebounds, 7.3 points and 0.8 assists per game for Washington to take the top rebound spot on the team. Julie Vanloo holds the top spot for assists with 5.6 per game, adding 8.3 points and 2.4 rebounds per outing.
  • Vanloo knocks down 2.0 three-pointers per game, the most on the Mystics.
  • Atkins (1.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for Washington while Edwards (0.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Mystics Injuries

Name Game Status Injury
Brittney Sykes Out Ankle

All stats in this article refer to the 2024 regular season.

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