Candace Parker poured in 33 points for Los Angeles on Wednesday, as they defeated Tulsa 95-79 at STAPLES Center.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 16, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting OVER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an OVER play.
Kristi Toliver had 22 points for Los Angeles and DeLisha Milton-Jones chipped in with 15 points. Kristi Toliver had 6 assists for the Sparks, while Candace Parker was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Tulsa got 19 points from Glory Johnson in a losing cause and another 11 points from Temeka Johnson. Temeka Johnson contributed 4 assists for the Shock, while Glory Johnson had 8 rebounds.
The Sparks hit the break leading 49-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-33.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Mercury. Tulsa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.