Minnesota vs Los Angeles Wrap - Minnesota Wins 80-79
The Lynx grabbed an 80-79 win over the Sparks on Sunday, behind a 21-point effort from Seimone Augustus at STAPLES Center.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 166.5.
Maya Moore had 20 points for Minnesota and Lindsay Whalen chipped in with 17 points. Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 5 assists for the Lynx, while Rebekkah Brunson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Sparks got a 33-point performance from Candace Parker, who was supported by 16 points from Kristi Toliver. Alana Beard had 7 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Candace Parker grabbed 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 40-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 39 boards, while Minnesota only had 23.