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The Los Angeles Sparks and the Tulsa Shock will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at BOK Center.
Los Angeles lost its last outing, an 83-74 result against the Lynx on September 4. The Sparks failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 157 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
The Shock were a 93-88 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Liberty. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score (181) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 21-10 SU, 12-19 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Tulsa
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Tulsa
is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing Tulsa
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4
Team record: 10-20 SU, 16-13-1 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Los Angeles
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games
is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing New York are 2-8
After a win are 3-7
Los Angeles home to Minnesota, Thursday, September 12
Tulsa at San Antonio, Sunday, September 8