Connecticut Sun vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 6/21/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Sparks (0-3) vs. Connecticut Sun (5-1)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday, June 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Sparks -1 -- Over/Under: 142 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, TWC SN / TWC D, WTNH
The Connecticut Sun and Los Angeles Sparks play Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center.
The Connecticut Sun look to build on their impressive five-game winning streak. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 76.8 points on 41.9 percent shooting and are allowing 68 points and 38 percent shooting. Kelsey Bone is averaging 15 points and seven rebounds while Alex Bentley is averaging 14.8 points and 2.8 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Jasmine Thomas is dishing 3.3 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 35.4 percent from downtown and have five players averaging at least 9.3 points. The Connecticut Sun are also third in total defense. The Connecticut Sun are 3-0 SU on the road and have been the biggest surprise by far this early in the WNBA season.
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The Los Angeles Sparks are still looking for their first win after an 0-3 start. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 55.7 points on 37.3 percent shooting and are allowing 71 points on 48 percent shooting. Jantel Lavender is averaging 11.3 points and 11.3 rebounds while Erin Phillips is averaging nine points and 4.7 assists. Marianna Tolo is grabbing 3.7 rebounds and Temeka Johnson is dishing five assists. The Los Angeles Sparks have been a mess out the gate, as they’ve scored no more than 61 points in any of their three games. Things aren’t going to improve without Candace Parker and now Alana Beard, who has a foot injury. Nnemkadi Ogwumike is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Sun are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 12-2 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Sparks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. loss and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Sun are 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Los Angeles.
This line has to be a joke, right? The Sparks are flat out awful right now and losing their top players left and right. Meanwhile, the Connecticut Sun have been the most impressive team in the WNBA.