New York Liberty vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 7/3/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sparks vs. Liberty
WNBA Basketball: Sunday July 3, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Staples Center)
The Line Sparks -7.5 -- Over/Under: 161.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: League Pass, TWC SN / TWC D, MSG
The New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks clash Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center.
The New York Liberty look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last nine games. The New York Liberty are averaging 84.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 81.1 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Tina Charles is averaging 22.8 points and 9.9 rebounds while Sugar Rodgers is averaging 16.4 points and 2.2 assists. Shavonte Zellous is the third double-digit scorer and Kiah Stokes is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The New York Liberty are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Liberty are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game. The New York Liberty have won six straight road games.
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The Los Angeles Sparks look to build on their solid four-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 85.8 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.8 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 18.4 points and 8.4 rebounds while Candace Parker is averaging 16.3 points and 4.6 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Jantel Lavender is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 26.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.2 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won 14 of their last 17 home games.
The Liberty are 20-7-2 ATS in their last 29 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The Sparks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Liberty are 13-3 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Los Angeles and 17-8 ATS in the last 25 meetings overall.
We have two of the hotter teams in the WNBA, so the points is where the value is at. We're talking about a Liberty team that's won six straight on the road and has beaten the Sparks in three of the last five meetings.
Give me the points.