Washington Mystics vs. Los Angeles Sparks
June 24, 2021 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: Washington -4 / Total: 156.5
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The Los Angeles Sparks and Washington Mystics face off on Thursday in a WNBA basketball showdown at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The Los Angeles Sparks have had some issues this season, and coming into this game they sit with a 5-7 record overall which puts them in last place in the Western Conference. The Los Angeles Sparks have lost two games in a row, including the last game against the New York Liberty. The Sparks were defeated 76-73 in that game. The Sparks are averaging 74.3 points per game while their defense is giving up 78.4 points per game. One problem for the Sparks is they have been without their top player Nneka Ogwumike. Erica Wheeler is the top player who is going to be available in this game and she is averaging 12.8 points while shooting 40 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Washington Mystics who sit with a 7-6 record overall, which puts them in second place in the Western Conference. The Washington Mystics are coming into this game having won three games in a row, and in the last game against the Seattle Storm, they scored 87 points. The Washington Mystics come into this game averaging 83.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 83 points per game. Tina Charles is the top player for the Mystics averaging 25.3 points while shooting 45.8 percent from the field/ In this game for the Mystics it’s going to be the offense being strong early, and pushing the pace in this game.
The Mystics offense is going to be strong early in this game, and it’s going to get out of hand. Look for Washington to run up the score, the Sparks are going to have no answer, and Washington will cover this spread.