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Indiana Fever vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 7/12/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Los Angeles Sparks at Indiana Fever
Date & Time Friday July 12, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Indianapolis, Indiana
The Line
The Line: Indiana Fever +3 -- Over/Under: 156.5
TV Channel
ESPN3/LEAGUE PASS, FOX SPORTS INDIANA
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The Los Angeles Sparks and Indiana Fever meet Friday in WNBA action at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Los Angeles Sparks could use a big road victory here to get a game above a .500 record. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 78.1 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 79.4 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 14.9 points and 9.3 rebounds while Chelsea Gray is averaging 13.3 points and 5.4 assists. Chiney Ogwumike is the third double-digit scorer and Riquna Williams is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 84 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Sparks are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have lost their last three road games.

The Indiana Fever need a victory here after losing five of their last six games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 77.5 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 78.3 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 14.4 points and 2.4 assists while Candice Dupree is averaging 12.2 points and 6.2 rebounds. Erica Wheeler is the third double-digit scorer and Natalie Achonwa is grabbing five rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 81.4 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game. The Indiana Fever have lost their last five home games.

The Sparks are 14-5 ATS in their last 19 Friday games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest and 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 road games. The Fever are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 17-35-2 ATS in their last 54 home games. The Sparks are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Indiana and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The over is 5-2 in Fever last 7 home games. The over is 4-1 in Sparks last 5 overall.

The Los Angeles Sparks haven't been good on the road and lost Parker in their last game, but there's still enough talent for them to beat a Fever team that's back to struggling offensively and piling up the losses. The Sparks have won seven of the last 10 meetings against the Fever and ar still winning their last five games by an average of 6.4 points. I need more points to consider the Fever, so give me LA on the road.

Pick:
Los Angeles Sparks -3

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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