Recap - Sparks Defeat Washington 96-68
The battle between the Sparks and Mystics didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Washington was handed a 96-68 defeat on Friday at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Sparks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 9 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 154.5.
Los Angeles got 18 points from Candace Parker and another 18 points from Kristi Toliver. Candace Parker contributed 8 assists, while Candace Parker cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Washington got 16 points from Monique Currie in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jasmine Thomas. Monique Currie contributed 3 assists for the Mystics, while Michelle Snow had 7 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 54-39.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 39 boards, while Washington only had 29.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Liberty. The Mystics will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.