Las Vegas Aces vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 8/31/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Los Angeles Sparks at Las Vegas Aces
Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:30 PM (Mandalay Bay Events Center)
The Line: Las Vegas Aces -4 -- Over/Under: 163.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Los Angeles Sparks and Las Vegas Aces meet Saturday in WNBA action at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The Los Angeles Sparks look for a win after winning nine of their last 12 games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 79.6 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 77.9 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 16.6 points and 9.1 rebounds while Chelsea Gray is averaging 14.7 points and 5.8 assists. Riquna Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Candace Parker is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 83.9 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Sparks are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Sparks have lost four of their last six road games.
The Las Vegas Aces need a win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Las Vegas Aces are averaging 81.6 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 78.3 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Liz Cambage is averaging 16.1 points and 8.3 rebounds while A'ja Wilson is averaging 16 points and 6.4 rebounds. Kayla McBride is the third double-digit scorer and Dearica Hamby is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The Las Vegas Aces are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Las Vegas Aces are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.7 rebounds per game. The Las Vegas Aces have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Sparks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The Aces are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. Western Conference and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Sparks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the under is 10-4 in the last 14 meetings. The over is 7-1-1 in Aces last 9 overall. The over is 7-3 in Sparks last 10 overall.
The home team has won eight of the last 10 meetings between these two teams, and the Los Angeles Sparks are the same team on the road as they are at home, losing by an average of 4.1 points. The Las Vegas Aces are too talented to let this losing streak drag out for much longer, and they win at home by an average of 5.8 points. I'll lay the reasonable chalk with the Aces.