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UPDATED Sep. 24, 2021, at 12:17 AM

2021 WNBA Predictions

Updated after every game.

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The Chicago Sky have a <1%
 chance of winning the WNBA Finals
chance of making the playoffs
chance of getting a two-round bye
chance of making the finals
chance of winning the finals
Probabilities by final position

Eight teams make the WNBA playoffs. The first two rounds are single-elimination games, and the semifinals and finals are five-game series. The top two seeds get double byes (and are guaranteed spots in the semifinals), while the next two seeds get one-round byes.

bye to semifinals
bye to second round
make playoffs
miss playoffs
Team rating
Sky Elo over the 2021 WNBA season, along with the top and bottom team Elo ratings
Historical team rating
Sky Elo rating after every game since {year}

Upcoming games

Sunday, Sept. 26Second Round

5 p.m. Eastern Game 1elo spreadwin prob.

Completed games

Thursday, Sept. 23First Round

8 p.m. Eastern Game 1elo spreadwin score

Sunday, Sept. 19

6 p.m. Easternelo spreadwin score

Friday, Sept. 17

8 p.m. Easternelo spreadwin score
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Forecasts from Aug. 12 to Aug. 25 have been removed because they mistakenly attributed the Commissioner's Cup final played between the Seattle Storm and Connecticut Sun as a regular-season game.