Tulsa Shock vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 9/6/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Sparks (13-18) vs. Tulsa Shock (16-14)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday September 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Sparks -9 -- Over/Under: 152 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, TWC SN / TWC D
The Tulsa Shock and Los Angeles Sparks square off Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center.
The Tulsa Shock look for a win to build on their six-game winning streak. The Tulsa Shock are averaging 77.6 points on 38.6 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 44 percent shooting. Riquna Williams is averaging 16.1 points and 3.6 rebounds while Odyssey Sims is averaging 14.4 points and 3.6 rebounds. Plenette Pierson is dishing two assists and Karima Christmas is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Tulsa Shock have allowed 70 or less points in four of their last five games and are 9-1 SU when that’s the case this season. The Shock still have a shot at the second seed in the West. The Shock are 6-9 SU on the road and have lost five of their last seven.
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The Los Angeles Sparks look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 73.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.4 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Candace Parker is averaging 18.5 points and 10.1 rebounds while Jantel Lavender is averaging 14.7 points and 8.4 rebounds. Kristi Toliver is dishing four assists and Ana Dabovic is grabbing 1.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks have scored 78 or more points in four of their last six games and have won five straight when scoring at least 75 points. A win here clinches a playoff spot for the Sparks. The Sparks are 8-8 SU on their home court and have won five of their last seven.
The Shock are 40-19-1 ATS in their last 60 games following a S.U. win and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Sparks are 15-36-1 ATS in their last 52 home games and 4-13 ATS in their last 17 Sunday games. The Shock are 9-2-2 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Los Angeles and 20-5-2 ATS in the last 27 meetings overall.
The home team has won all four meetings this season. However, two of the games have been decided by 10 or less points and the Shock are playing some of their best ball of the season right now. Hard to ignore this many points with a team so hot.