Los Angeles Sparks vs. San Antonio Stars - 8/2/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Stars (6-13) vs. Los Angeles Sparks (4-14)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday August 2, 2015 at 4:30 pm (Freeman Coliseum)
The Line: San Antonio Silver Stars +2.5 -- Over/Under: 150.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access, TWC SN / TWC D
The Los Angeles Sparks and San Antonio Stars square off Sunday afternoon at the Freeman Coliseum.
The Los Angeles Sparks need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 71.4 points on 43.5 percent shooting and are allowing 76.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Candace Parker is averaging 21.5 points and eight rebounds while Kristi Toliver is averaging 16.8 points and 4.4 assists. Nneka Ogwumike is grabbing 8.9 rebounds and Jantel Lavender is dishing 1.8 assists. The Los Angeles Sparks have allowed 76 or more points in four of their last seven games and are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep. The Sparks, however, are as healthy of a team as they’ve been all year. The Sparks are also coming off their first round win of the season against the Chicago Sky.
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The San Antonio Stars look for a win after splitting their last six games. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 71.7 points on 41.7 percent shooting and are allowing 77.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 14.6 points and 3.1 rebounds while Sophia Young-Malcolm is averaging 13.4 points and 5.2 rebounds. Jia Perkins is grabbing three rebounds and Danielle Robinson is dishing 5.2 assists. The San Antonio Stars are coming off a loss to the Washington Mystics in which they scored just 53 points and shot just 34.9 percent from the field. The Stars are still looking for some sort of consistency this season. The Stars have won six of their last seven games on their home court.
The Sparks are 8-17 ATS in their last 25 games following a ATS win and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Stars are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sparks are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in San Antonio and 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The The Los Angeles Sparks have Parker back, which means they're back to being a scary team that can compete with just about anyone. The Stars, while they've been tough at home, they're not healthy or explosive enough to deal with the Sparks.