Los Angeles Defeats Tulsa 74-70 - Recap
Candace Parker scored 20 points leading the Sparks to a 74-70 victory over Tulsa at BOK Center on Friday.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Shock against the spread, which closed at 6.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 158.5.
Nneka Ogwumike had 16 points for Los Angeles and Lindsey Harding chipped in with 11 points. Lindsey Harding had 10 assists for the Sparks, while Candace Parker was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Shock got a 19-point performance from Glory Johnson, who was supported by 18 points from Riquna Williams. Skylar Diggins had 3 assists in a losing cause for Tulsa, while Courtney Paris grabbed 9 rebounds.
Los Angeles trailed at halftime, 39-37.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 39 boards, while Tulsa only had 35.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Lynx. Tulsa, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.