Recap - Liberty Defeat Los Angeles 73-71
New York got 21 points and 12 rebounds from Cappie Pondexter en route to a 73-71 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Prudential Center.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 158.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Plenette Pierson had 17 points for New York and Essence Carson chipped in with 14 points. Cappie Pondexter had 8 assists for the Liberty, while Cappie Pondexter was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Sparks got a 17-point performance from Kristi Toliver, who was supported by 14 points from Candace Parker. Kristi Toliver had 4 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Candace Parker grabbed 15 rebounds.
New York trailed at halftime, 48-36.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-35.
New York heads into a battle against the Mystics. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.