Los Angeles Defeats Tulsa 90-88 - Recap
Candace Parker scored 26 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Los Angeles on Sunday, leading the Sparks to a 90-88 victory over Tulsa at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Shock against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 157.5.
Los Angeles got 21 points from Nneka Ogwumike and another 13 points from Alana Beard. Candace Parker contributed 9 assists, while Candace Parker cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Tulsa got 20 points from Candice Wiggins in a losing cause and another 17 points from Riquna Williams. Candice Wiggins contributed 3 assists for the Shock, while Elizabeth Cambage had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Tulsa were victorious, as the score was 30-27 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Tulsa as they grabbed 43 boards, while Los Angeles only had 36.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Connecticut looking for another win. For Tulsa, they head home to face San Antonio.