Los Angeles Sparks at Indiana Fever
August 31, 2021 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Los Angeles -3.5 / Total: 152.5
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The Indiana Fever and Los Angeles Sparks face off on Tuesday in a WNBA basketball showdown.at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. These two teams have faced off twice this year with the Sparks winning each of the games.
The Indiana Fever come into this game with a 5-19 record overall which puts them in last place of the WNBA. All season has been a big issue for Indiana, but two games ago they were able to pick up a victory. The offense has been an issue all season, but during that win the Fever were able to put up 83 points. On the season the Fever are averaging 75 points per game while their defense is giving up 84.4 points per game. Kelsey Mitchell has been the best player averaging 16.3 points while shooting 40.4 percent from the field. Tiffany Mitchell is also averaging 11.7 points while shooting 42.1 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Los Angeles Sparks who sit with a 10-16 record overall which puts them in last place in the Western Conference. In the last game against the Connecticut Sun, Los Angeles could only manage 61 points and that led to the 15 point defeat. Los Angeles on the season is averaging 73.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 78.6 points per game. Nneka Ogwumike has been the best player for the Los Angeles Sparks averaging 13.8 points while shooting 55 percent from the field and 31.6 percent from behind the three-point line.
The Sparks aren’t great, but their offense can be strong going against bad defenses. Look for Los Angeles to run up the score, and for the Fever to have no answer. Back the Sparks against the spread.