Atlanta Dream vs. Chicago Sky: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 8, 2024

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Jun 8, 2024 8:10 AM
The Atlanta Dream, riding high on Kayla Carter's impressive 25-point performance, heads to Wintrust Arena to face the Chicago Sky on Saturday, June 8th at 5:00 PM. The Dream, with a 4-4 overall record and 2-1 on the road, looks to build momentum against the Sky, who sit at 4-5 overall and 1-3 at home. This WNBA Commissioner's Cup matchup is shaping up to be an exciting battle in the Eastern Conference.
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Atlanta Dream
Chicago Sky

Dream vs Sky statistics

Stat Dream Sky
Streak L2 W1
Last Ten Games 4-4 4-5
Points Per Game 75.1 78.8
Rebounds Per Game 34.5 37.2
Assists Per Game 17.8 19.2
Blocks Per Game 4.3 3.8
Steals Per Game 8.3 10.2
Field Goal % 40.0 40.4
Three Point % 32.3 29.0
Points Against 78.4 78.7

Chicago Sky recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 vs Washington Mystics W 79-71
6/4/24 vs New York Liberty L 88-75
6/1/24 @ Indiana Fever L 71-70
5/30/24 vs Los Angeles Sparks W 83-73
5/28/24 vs Seattle Storm L 77-68

Atlanta Dream recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 vs New York Liberty L 78-61
6/2/24 vs Connecticut Sun L 69-50
5/31/24 vs Las Vegas Aces W 78-74
5/29/24 @ Washington Mystics W 73-67
5/26/24 vs Minnesota Lynx L 92-79

Dream vs Sky predictions

When Atlanta hits the hardwood against Chicago, all eyes will likely be on Allisha Gray after her impressive performances so far this season. Averaging over 16 points a game, Gray's demonstrated she's a major offensive threat every time she steps on the court. Alongside her, keep an eye on Rhyne Howard, whose playmaking skills have been key for the Dream, dishing out a team-high 3.4 assists per game. With Tina Charles dominating the glass, pulling down an average of 9.4 rebounds, the trio is poised to make a significant impact.

Flip the page to the Chicago Sky, and Marina Mabrey stands out not just for her scoring prowess but also her ability to set up her teammates, leading in both point and assists averages. This dual threat could pose a big challenge for Atlanta. Angel Reese has also been a significant presence in the paint, nearly matching Charles' rebounding stats on the other end. If these key players for Chicago find their rhythm early, they could very well steer the game in their favor.

Looking at the matchup, both teams show promise with standout talents and strategic gameplay. However, given the Dream’s slightly better road record and the momentum Carter's recent performance might bring into this game, Atlanta might just have the edge in this encounter. It’s set to be a tightly contested battle, but Atlanta Dream could tip it in their favor if their stars align as expected in Chicago.

Chicago Sky injuries

  • Elizabeth Williams (C): Out

Atlanta Dream injuries

  • Jordin Canada (G): Out

Dream vs Sky game info

Venue Wintrust Arena
Location Chicago, IL
Tip-off Sat 5:00 PM

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