Minnesota Lynx vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 9/6/16 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Sparks vs. Lynx
WNBA Basketball: Tuesday September 6, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Staples Center)
The Line: Sparks -2.5 -- Over/Under: 160 See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks square off late Tuesday night at the Staples Center on ESPN2.
The Minnesota Lynx look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Minnesota Lynx are averaging 85.7 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 76.1 points on 41 percent shooting. Maya Moore is averaging 19.2 points and 4.1 assists while Sylvia Fowles is averaging 13.4 points and 8.8 rebounds. Seimone Augustus is the third double-digit scorer and Lindsay Whalen is dishing 3.9 assists. The Minnesota Lynx are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 81.6 percent from the free throw line. The Lynx are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Lynx have split their last six road games.
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The Los Angeles Sparks look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 84.3 points on 49.5 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 43 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 19.8 points and 9.1 rebounds while Candace Parker is averaging 16 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 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Sparks are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.8 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have won seven straight home games.
The Lynx are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Sparks are 18-41-1 ATS in their last 60 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Lynx are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles.
Two of the top teams in the WNBA meet again, so this should be a hell of a match. However, the home team has won six of the last eight meetings and the Sparks have won seven straight at home overall. Give me the Sparks and the small line.