Los Angeles vs Phoenix Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 93-84
Phoenix was scorched by Kristi Toliver for 29 points as the Sparks defated the Mercury 93-84 in WNBA action on Saturday.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Mercury against the spread, which closed at 11 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 163.5.
Alana Beard had 18 points for Los Angeles and DeLisha Milton-Jones chipped in with 12 points. Kristi Toliver had 4 assists for the Sparks, while Jantel Lavender was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Phoenix got 24 points from DeWanna Bonner in a losing cause and another 22 points from Samantha Prahalis. Samantha Prahalis contributed 5 assists for the Mercury, while Krystal Thomas had 11 rebounds.
The Sparks hit the break leading 50-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 37 boards, while Los Angeles only had 35.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Silver Stars. The Mercury will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.