Lynx Down Los Angeles 84-78 - Match Report
The Lynx grabbed an 84-78 win over the Sparks on Sunday, behind a 24-point effort from Lindsay Whalen at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Lynx were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 157.5.
Seimone Augustus had 19 points for Minnesota and Rebekkah Brunson chipped in with 18 points. Lindsay Whalen had 8 assists for the Lynx, while Seimone Augustus was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Los Angeles got 18 points from DeLisha Milton-Jones in a losing cause and another 17 points from Tina Thompson. Ticha Penicheiro contributed 7 assists for the Sparks, while Jantel Lavender had 6 rebounds.
The Lynx hit the break leading 45-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Minnesota as they grabbed 28 boards, while Los Angeles only had 27.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mercury. The Sparks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tulsa.