Dallas Wings vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 6/28/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sparks vs. Wings
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday June 28, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line Sparks -12 -- Over/Under: 168 See the Latest Odds
The Dallas Wings and Los Angeles Sparks square off late Tuesday night at the Staples Center on ESPN2.
The Dallas Wings look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Dallas Wings are averaging 86.8 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 88.2 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Odyssey Sims is averaging 16.4 points and 4.1 assists while Karima Christmas is averaging 14.5 points and 6.5 rebounds. Skylar Diggins is the third double-digit scorer and Glory Johnson is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Dallas Wings are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wings are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game. The Dallas Wings have split their last six road games.
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The Los Angeles Sparks look to build on their impressive 13-1 start to the season. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 85.6 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 71.9 points on 42 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 17.9 points and 8.5 rebounds while Candace Parker is averaging 15.3 points and 4.4 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Jantel Lavender is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 25.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won 12 of their last 15 home games.
The Wings are 22-7-2 ATS in their last 31 Tuesday games and 8-23-1 ATS in their last 32 games following a ATS loss. The Sparks are 16-37-1 ATS in their last 54 home games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest. The Wings are 9-3-2 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Los Angeles and 19-6-2 ATS in the last 27 meetings overall.
This is a lot of points to give up with a Wings team that's as healthy and playing their best ball all season. Dallas has also beaten Los Angeles in four of the last 10 meetings. The Sparks obviously are the better team, but the Wings should be able to keep this close.