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The Phoenix Mercury and the Los Angeles Sparks will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at STAPLES Center.
The Mercury were an 82-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Silver Stars. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (143) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Los Angeles won its last outing, an 85-84 result against the Lynx on September 12. The Sparks failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 169 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Team record: 19-14 SU, 14-18-1 ATS
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games when playing on the road against Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 16 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Team record: 23-10 SU, 12-21 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 11 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Phoenix
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 8-2