Los Angeles Sparks vs. Indiana Fever - 7/19/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fever vs. Sparks
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday July 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line Fever +6.5 -- Over/Under: 161.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 2
The Los Angeles Sparks and Indiana Fever square off Tuesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on ESPN2.
The Los Angeles Sparks look to build on their historic 20-2 record and haven’t lost two straight games all year. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 85.7 points on 49.4 percent shooting and allowing 75.1 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 19.5 points and 8.7 rebounds while Candace Parker is averaging 16.4 points and 5.1 assists. Kristi Toliver is the third double-digit scorer and Jantel Lavender is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks are 9-1 this season on the road.
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The Indiana Fever look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 79.9 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 81.8 points on 47.2 percent shooting. Tamika Catchings is averaging 13.5 points and 4.4 rebounds while Tiffany Mitchell is averaging 11 points and 1.5 assists. Briann January is dishing 4.6 assists and Erlana Larkins is grabbing 8.1 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 31.2 percent from beyond the arc and 84.8 percent from the free throw line. The Fever are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost five of their last six home games.
The Sparks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games. The Fever are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Sparks are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Indiana and 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
The Sparks have beaten the Fever in nine of the last 10 meetings, including a pretty solid win earlier this month. The Fever have also been so inconsistent this year overall and playing at home hasn't helped. You have to like the Sparks to bounce back and cover the reasonable number against a squad they've owned over the years.