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|Los Angeles Sparks vs. Phoenix Mercury|
The Los Angeles Sparks and the Phoenix Mercury will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at US Airways Center. Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 94-78 winner as they battled the Shock on the road. The Sparks covered in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 172 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Phoenix lost its last outing, an 88-80 result against the Silver Stars on July 10. The Mercury failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point favorite, while the 168 combined points took the game OVER the total. Los Angeles:
Team record: 9-4 SU, 6-7 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Phoenix
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Team record: 8-6 SU, 5-9 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games at home
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Los Angeles home to Atlanta, Wednesday, July 17
Phoenix at Los Angeles, Thursday, July 18