Dallas faces Chicago following Howard's 28-point game

Updated Aug. 6, 2023 1:07 p.m. ET

Chicago Sky (11-15, 3-10 Eastern Conference) at Dallas Wings (15-12, 9-6 Western Conference)

Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK WNBA LINE: Wings -8.5; over/under is 165.5

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts the Chicago Sky after Natasha Howard scored 28 points in the Dallas Wings' 104-89 loss to the Chicago Sky.


The Wings are 9-4 in home games. Dallas leads the Western Conference with 41.6 points in the paint led by Howard averaging 10.4.

The Sky have gone 6-6 away from home. Chicago ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference giving up 82.9 points while holding opponents to 45.3% shooting.

The two teams play for the third time this season. The Sky defeated the Wings 104-89 in their last meeting on Aug. 5. Kahleah Copper led the Sky with 25 points, and Howard led the Wings with 28 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Howard is averaging 17.3 points and 8.6 rebounds for the Wings. Arike Ogunbowale is averaging 21.4 points, 4.6 assists and 1.8 steals over the past 10 games for Dallas.

Copper is averaging 19.1 points for the Sky. Courtney Williams is averaging 12.9 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wings: 7-3, averaging 88.9 points, 39.5 rebounds, 22.6 assists, 8.4 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 81.6 points per game.

Sky: 4-6, averaging 83.5 points, 32.0 rebounds, 20.3 assists, 6.9 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 86.0 points.

INJURIES: Wings: Lou Lopez Senechal: out (knee), Diamond DeShields: out (knee).

Sky: Isabelle Harrison: out (knee), Rebekah Gardner: out (foot).


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