Los Angeles Sparks (1-0) vs. Chicago Sky (1-0)
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 8:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Chicago Sky +4.5 -- Over/Under: 172 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky meet Tuesday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Los Angeles Sparks look for another victory after just beating the Phoenix Mercury by 23 points. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 99 points on 55.9 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Nneka Ogwumike is averaging 21 points and seven rebounds while Seimone Augustus is averaging 14 points and two assists. Candace Parker is the third double-digit scorer and Chelsea Gray is dishing seven assists. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 45 percent from beyond the arc and 82.4 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Sparks are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Sky look for a statement victory after beating the Las Vegas Aces on Sunday by two points. The Chicago Sky are averaging 88 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 86 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Kahleah Copper is averaging 18 points and three rebounds while Gabby Williams is averaging 14 points and one assist. Azura Stevens is the third double-digit scorer and Allie Quigley is grabbing two rebounds. The Chicago Sky are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Sky are allowing zero percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game.
The Sparks are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games, 1-7 ATS in their last 8 road games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference. The Sky are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games, 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 games as an underdog and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Sparks are 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Chicago and 13-5 ATS in the last 18 meetings.
The Chicago Sky should be a team to watch this season with all the players who returned, but they didn't look good defensively in their opener and probably should have lost to the Aces. The Los Angeles Sparks were absolutely dominant against the Mercury and had all of their key players looking like they were in midseason form. If the Sparks play like they're capable of, they're one of the best teams in the league. I'll lay the reasonable number.