WNBA Basketball - Preview
The fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Los Angeles Sparks when they take their seats on Thursday.
Oddsmakers opened the Mercury as -2.5-point favorites versus the Sparks, while the game's total opened at 164
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 66-64 loser as they battled the Liberty at home. The Sparks failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite, while 130 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Phoenix won its last outing, an 89-71 result against the Storm on July 22. The Mercury covered in that game as a 6.5-point favorite, while the 160 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Team record: 19-3 SU,16-6 ATS
Current Streak: won 13 straight games.
Phoenix is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Phoenix is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Team record: 10-13 SU,10-13 ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 6 games
Los Angeles is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Los Angeles is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Los Angeles's last 14 games at home
Phoenix home to New York Saturday, July 26
Los Angeles at Seattle Saturday, July 26