Minnesota was victimized for 22 points and 11 rebounds by Nneka Ogwumike as the Sparks defeated the Lynx 92-76 in WNBA action on Thursday.
Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 168.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Los Angeles got 22 points from Candace Parker and another 13 points from Alana Beard. Kristi Toliver contributed 8 assists, while Nneka Ogwumike cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Minnesota got 19 points from Monica Wright in a losing cause and another 17 points from Devereaux Peters. Erin Thorn contributed 5 assists for the Lynx, while Devereaux Peters had 13 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 44-36.
Minnesota had a 37-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Phoenix.