WNBA fantasy and betting tips for Wednesday

Dana Evans leads the Chicago Sky in scoring with 14.7 PPG. Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire

Each day of the WNBA season, our team of fantasy and betting experts breaks down every game on the slate, making note of everything from injuries and lineup changes to recent trends and more.

All odds are provided by Caesars Sportsbook.

Here's what to look for during today's slate:

Chicago Sky at Seattle Storm
10 p.m. ET, Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle

Line: Sky (-3.5)
Money line: Sky (-170), Storm (+145)
Total: 159.5 points

Questionable: Breanna Stewart (COVID-19 protocol), Epiphanny Prince (COVID-19 protocol)

Ruled out: Li Yueru (Not with team)

Fantasy need to know: The Sky's next two games will show how far coach James Wade's team still has to go. Chicago will be without Kahleah Copper, Julie Allemand and Li Yueru. Candace Parker, Courtney Vandersloot, and Emma Meesseman have been the top fantasy options on the Sky so far this season, and Dana Evans (71.4% available) is also a good streamer to consider. She has averaged 14.7 points, 2.7 assists, 1.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 27 minutes per game. Rebekah Gardner has averaged 22.5 fantasy PPG since she entered the starting lineup.

The Storm were seen as title contenders entering the season, but a 1-3 start might be cause for worry. Seattle has been without Breanna Stewart and Epiphanny Prince the past two games, leaving Jewell Loyd (34 fantasy PPG) to carry the load. Stephanie Talbot (87.3% available) also benefits from Stewart's absence. She has averaged 22 fantasy PPG over the past two games. While Ezi Magbegor (41.6% available) continues to be involved in the Seattle's rotation, she has averaged only 8.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 1.8 steals and 3.0 blocks per game. It remains to be seen if Stewart and Prince play tonight, but the Storm need all the help they can get. -- Eric Moody

Best bet: Sky -3.5. Even if the Storm are healthy, I expect the Sky to prevail. Chicago (93.8) ranks second in defensive rating and will succeed in slowing down the Storm's offense. -- Moody