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The Los Angeles Sparks and the Phoenix Mercury will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at US Airways Center.
Oddsmakers opened the Mercury as -7.5-point favorites versus the Sparks, while the game's total opened at 156.5
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 96-82 loser as they battled the Dream on the road. The Mercury failed to cover in the match as a -1.5-point favorite, while 178 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 77-65 result against the Storm on August 15. The Sparks covered in that game as a -6.5-point favorite, while the 142 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Team record: 16-17 SU,13-19-1 ATS
Los Angeles is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Los Angeles is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 7 games
Los Angeles is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Team record: 27-5 SU,20-12 ATS
Phoenix is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
Phoenix is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Phoenix is 21-2 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 9 games
Phoenix at Seattle Sunday, August 17