Indiana Fever vs. Los Angeles Sparks - 8/15/20 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Los Angeles Sparks vs. Indiana Fever
Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 2:00 PM (IMG Academy)
The Line: Indiana Fever +8 -- Over/Under: 167.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Los Angeles Sparks and Indiana Fever meet Saturday in WNBA action at the IMG Academy.
The Los Angeles Sparks look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 85.8 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 79.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Candace Parker is averaging 13.4 points and 3.6 assists while Riquna Williams is averaging 12.1 points and 1.4 rebounds. Nneka Ogwumike is the third double-digit scorer and Chelsea Gray is dishing 5.1 assists. The Los Angeles Sparks are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Sparks are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.
The Indiana Fever look for a spark of consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Indiana Fever are averaging 84.3 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 87.6 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 19 points and 2.8 assists while Candice Dupree is averaging 14.9 points and six rebounds. Tiffany Mitchell is the third double-digit scorer and Teaira McCowan is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Indiana Fever are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 82.4 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Fever are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game.
The Sparks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite, 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Fever are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. Western Conference. The over is 5-1 in Sparks last 6 Saturday games. The over is 4-0 in Fever last 4 overall. The Sparks are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Indiana and 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
The Los Angeles Sparks already beat the Fever this eason by 11 points, and they're playing even better basketball now while covering numbers. The Indiana Fever don't play good enough defense to hang with better teams in the league and they've had zero success against the Sparks in the past. I have almost no choice but to eat the chalk with the Sparks.