Chicago plays Indiana on 5-game win streak

Posted7/7/2022 7:00 AM

Chicago Sky (15-5) at Indiana Fever (5-17)

Indianapolis; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Chicago will try to continue its five-game win streak with a victory over Indiana.

The Fever are - against Eastern Conference opponents. Indiana is fifth in the Eastern Conference scoring 78.1 points while shooting 40.6% from the field.

The Sky are - in Eastern Conference play. Chicago ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference giving up 79.9 points while holding opponents to 42.8% shooting.

The teams square off for the third time this season. The Fever won the last meeting 89-87 on June 19. NaLyssa Smith scored 26 points to help lead the Fever to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 18.5 points and four assists for the Fever. Smith is averaging 12.8 points and 8.2 rebounds over the past 10 games for Indiana.

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Kahleah Copper is scoring 13.9 points per game with 5.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists for the Sky. Emma Meesseman is averaging 13.9 points and 6.1 rebounds while shooting 54.5% over the past 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Fever: 2-8, averaging 74.5 points, 33.2 rebounds, 17.6 assists, 6.5 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 40.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 86.9 points per game.

Sky: 8-2, averaging 90.2 points, 35.3 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 6.5 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 49.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 83.5 points.

INJURIES: Fever: None listed.

Sky: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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