Los Angeles Sparks vs. San Antonio Stars - 7/8/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Stars (2-8) vs. Los Angeles Sparks (2-8)
WNBA Basketball: Wednesday July 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Freeman Coliseum)
The Line: San Antonio Stars +2 -- Over/Under: 154.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access, TWC SN / TWC D
The Los Angeles Sparks and San Antonio Stars square off Wednesday at the Freeman Coliseum.
The Los Angeles Sparks need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 73.6 points on 43.5 percent shooting and are allowing 80.2 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Kristi Toliver is averaging 26 points and 5.3 assists while Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 18.3 points and 11 rebounds. Jantel Lavender is grabbing nine rebounds and Erin Phillips is dishing 4.3 assists. The Los Angeles Sparks have improved with Toliver on the floor, as they’ve won two of their last three games and lost the other contest by a bucket in overtime. Now it’s a matter of consistency to get the Sparks out of this deep hole. The Sparks are 0-4 SU on the road this season.
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The San Antonio Stars look for a win after splitting their last four games. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 71.7 points on 40.7 percent shooting and are allowing 79.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 14 points and two assists while Jia Perkins is averaging 12.1 points and 2.8 rebounds. Sophia Young-Malcolm is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and Danielle Robinson is dishing 6.1 assists. The San Antonio Stars have scored 76 or more points in three of their last four games. However, the Stars lack of defense has hurt them lately, allowing a combined 173 points in their last two games. The Stars are 2-3 SU on their home court this season.
The Sparks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Stars are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Sparks are 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings in San Antonio and 0-3-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Stars play their best ball at home, as it's where both of their wins have come this season. The Sparks have yet to win on the road. In a game between two of the bottom feeders, I'll gladly take the free bucket and the home team.