Indiana Fever vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 7/6/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sparks vs. Fever
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday July 6, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Staples Center)
the Line Sparks -10.5 -- Over/Under: 159 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, TWC SN / TWC D
The Indiana Fever and Los Angeles Sparks meet late Wednesday night at the Staples Center.
The Indiana Fever could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 79.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 82.7 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 13.7 points and 4.4 rebounds while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 11.2 points and 1.4 assists. Briann January is dishing 4.4 assists and Erlana Larkins is grabbing 8.5 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 28.5 percent from beyond the arc and 84.4 percent from the free throw line. The Fever are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.5 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have won four of their last six road games.
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The Los Angeles Sparks look to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 85.2 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 18.6 points and 8.8 rebounds while Candace Parker is averaging 16.2 points and 4.5 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Essence Carson is dishing 1.9 assists. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 26.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.1 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won 15 of their last 18 home games.
The Fever are 12-4-1 ATS in their last 17 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The Sparks are 17-39-1 ATS in their last 57 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Fever are 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Los Angeles and 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings overall.
The Fever have the talent to keep this game close, but they haven't shown the ability to compete or win games this season. The Sparks continue to roll this season and have been lights out at home. Have to no choice but to side with Los Angeles at home by double digits.