Washington Mystics vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 7/10/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sparks vs. Mystics
WNBA Basketball: Sunday July 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line Sparks -9 -- Over/Under: 157.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, TWC SN / TWC D
The Washington Mystics and Los Angeles Sparks meet early Sunday night at the Staples Center.
The Washington Mystics look for consistency after splitting their last six games. The Washington Mystics are averaging 81.5 points on 42.5 percent shooting and allowing 82.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Tayler Hill is averaging 15.6 points and 2.7 assists while Emma Meesseman is averaging 14.6 points and 5.6 rebounds. Ivory Latta is dishing 1.7 assists and Stefanie Dolson is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Washington Mystics are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Mystics are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have split their last eight road games.
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The Los Angeles Sparks look to build on their solid six-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 85.7 points on 49.4 percent shooting and allowing 73.3 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 18.9 points and 8.4 rebounds while Candace Parker is averaging 16.4 points and 4.6 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Essence Carson is dishing two assists. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 39.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 28.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.6 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won five straight home games.
The Mystics are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games and 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Sparks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mystics are 9-1-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Los Angeles.
Besides one hiccup against the Lynx, the Los Angeles Sparks have been crushing teams all season long and have won seven of the last 10 matches against the Mystics. I'll take the home team by double digits given the way the Sparks have looked all season.