Recap - Sparks Defeat Phoenix 89-55
|Recap - Sparks Defeat Phoenix 89-55|
Los Angeles cruised to victory on Sunday, running Phoenix out of the gym and running up an 89-55 score at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Sparks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 163.5.
Los Angeles got 16 points from Candace Parker and another 16 points from Jantel Lavender. Lindsey Harding contributed 5 assists, while Jantel Lavender cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Phoenix got 9 points from Brittney Griner in a losing cause and another 9 points from Jasmine James. Jasmine James contributed 4 assists for the Mercury, while Krystal Thomas had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 49-26 at the break.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-33.