Mercury Down Los Angeles 76-69 - Match Report
Phoenix earned a 76-69 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday, getting 19 points from Brittney Griner at US Airways Center.
Phoenix did not, however, defeat the Sparks against the spread, which closed at 8 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 157.5.
Phoenix got 10 points from Candice Dupree and another 10 points from Mistie Bass. Diana Taurasi contributed 4 assists, while Mistie Bass cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Sparks got a 22-point performance from Jantel Lavender, who was supported by 15 points from Farhiya Abdi. Lindsey Harding had 5 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Sandrine Gruda grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Mercury hit the break leading 52-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 41 boards, while Los Angeles only had 36.