Sparks Down Tulsa 84-73 - Match Report
Los Angeles earned an 84-73 victory over Tulsa on Friday, getting 19 points from Jantel Lavender at STAPLES Center.
Even though Los Angeles won, nobody won at the betting window as the game was a push (based on the closing point spread of 11). Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 150.5.
Ticha Penicheiro had 13 points for Los Angeles and Kristi Toliver chipped in with 12 points. Ticha Penicheiro had 7 assists for the Sparks, while Jantel Lavender was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Tulsa got 18 points from Andrea Riley in a losing cause and another 18 points from Elizabeth Cambage. Amber Holt contributed 5 assists for the Shock, while Tiffany Jackson had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 50-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 38 boards, while Tulsa only had 35.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sky. The Shock will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.