The Sparks got a 30-point performance from Nneka Ogwumike as Los Angeles handed Chicago an 86-77 defeat on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
The Sparks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 158.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
DeLisha Milton-Jones had 19 points for Los Angeles and Alana Beard chipped in with 13 points. Candace Parker had 5 assists for the Sparks, while Nneka Ogwumike was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Chicago got 23 points from Swin Cash in a losing cause and another 19 points from Epiphanny Prince. Courtney Vandersloot contributed 9 assists for the Sky, while Swin Cash had 6 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 44-35.
Los Angeles had a 35-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sun. The Sky will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.