New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 6/7/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sparks vs. Liberty
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday June 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line: Sparks -8 -- Over/Under: 149 See the Latest Odds
The New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks meet late Tuesday night at the Staples Center on ESPN2.
The New York Liberty hope to remain unbeaten on the road and build on their 4-3 record. The New York Liberty are averaging 80.4 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 75.3 points on 36.7 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 21.4 points and 11.6 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 16.3 points and 2.6 assists. Tanisha Wright is dishing 3.3 assists and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 25.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.7 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won seven of their last nine road games.
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The Los Angeles Sparks hope to remain unbeaten overall after an impressive 7-0 record. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 83.4 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 68.4 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Candace Parker is averaging 18.4 points and 4.1 assists while Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 15.3 points and 8.6 rebounds. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Jantel Lavender is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 42.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 20.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won five straight home games.
The Liberty are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest. The Sparks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 15-35-1 ATS in their last 51 home games. The Liberty are 13-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Los Angeles and 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings overall.
The Sparks have shown that they're one of the top teams in the WNBA and the only other undefeated team along with the Lynx. The Sparks also outscored the Liberty by seven in overtime on the road earlier this season. Hard not to take the Sparks here as the team is too hot at the moment.